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Denslow’s Picture Books for Children

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Preschool, Public Domain, Reading on September 28, 2011

W.W. Denslow may be most famous for his illustrations in the Wizard of Oz books, but these three picture books are just as high quality and fun to read with little ones. With vibrant colors and classic stories, you could use these books to make lapbooks, notebooking pages, and other fun printables.  Use the rhymes Read More »

Father Goose Picture Book

Posted in Public Domain on September 28, 2011

You’ve heard of Mother Goose, but have you ever heard of Father Goose?  This brilliant tongue-in-cheek book is written by L. Frank Baum (author of the Wizard of Oz books). The illustrations are done by none other than W. W. Denslow! The rhymes are admittedly cheesy, and it is no wonder this book didn’t rise Read More »

Practical Home Economics

Posted in College Prep, High School, Home Economics, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on September 27, 2011

If you’re looking to teach your son or daughter about how to care for a household, there are lots of resources for free online and in the public domain. Warning: At least some of the information in these home economics books will be outdated. If anything, some of the descriptions of how to use old appliances Read More »

The Video Math Tutor

Posted in College Prep, Free Use, High School, Math, Middle School, Upper Elementary on September 27, 2011

The Video Math Tutor website is a great resource for older kids that are interested in eventually studying higher math.  Mr. Ast has series on Basic Math, Algebra, Hints & Tips, Brain Teasers, Calculator Tips, and more. The description from the website:  This site is intended to help students from seventh grade through college. Teachers, Read More »

Scouting for Boys

Posted in College Prep, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Middle School, Public Domain, Scouting And Survival, Upper Elementary on September 27, 2011

Scouting and survival skills seem to be a natural interest of boys. They have a thirst for knowledge about how to hunt, fish, camp, and otherwise be in the wild. But scouting and survival isn’t just for men and boys. The skills and techniques in these resources can be fun for the whole family to Read More »