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Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards

Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards Farm fun! This post is about an Eidem Homestead visit and also has free 3-part farm cards. Eidem Homestead is in Brooklyn Park, MN, and is operated by the city. It has ten acres and represents farms from about 1890 through 1910. Our visit included touring

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Linear Calendar Activities with Recycled Calendars

Linear Calendar Activities with Recycled Calendars Previously we used recycled calendars for counting activities as well as worked with time the Montessori way. Because we just found even more old calendars we recently spent some more time observing them in a linear fashion. I Spy different months was one way of looking at the calendar cut

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Red Cross to the Clot

We Interrupt the Regularly Scheduled Program Today’s blog post is a story: Red Cross to the Clot. It is not intended to replace proper medical care. First Aid Training Prepared Me for Everything Except My Own Emergency First aid training seemed important to know to care for my family and

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Multicultural Blog Posts and Free Resources

This post has links to the many free multicultural blog posts and free resources on the blog. Red buttons denote free instant downloads at the links. China theme free printables, PDFs, Power Points, and Google Slides Ancient China Word Search and Cards Dragon Art Ideas and Coloring Pages Chinese New Year

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Why People Homeschool Recent Study

Why do people homeschool? What are the benefits of homeschooling? A recent research paper by Alex Cimpoca is now live at this link.  The research proved to be a success and is a full-fledged 120-page report. It contains feedback from more than 1500 respondents. The reading is interesting whether you homeschool -- or teach in a private or public

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Teaching the Abstract Idea of Time to Children

Teaching the abstract idea of time to children can absolutely be accomplished by using common household items and discussion. Obviously, the discussion and learning will be ongoing as children grow and learn. As I finish the year long online KHT Montessori class, I am studying the last manual — history. Karen Tyler

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DIY Map Skills Treasure Hunt and Free PDF

Map skills can be difficult for young children to grasp and suddenly they are in school faced with a map worksheet. Parents can help at home to create a foundation for map terminology and use in very simple ways. Geography was one of the last units in my year long

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