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Free Preschool Lesson Plans - Worms

Posted in Animals, Free Use, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Kindergarten, Preschool, Science on August 31, 2017

A cartoon worm eating through an apple

Preschool is a time for learning songs and relating to their environment. These lessons are a lot of fun for children and their parents. Whether you are a homeschool parent or you are just looking for something to keep your child occupied over the summer, the worms lesson is perfect for every member of your Read More »

Henry Ford Homeschool Lesson Plan

Posted in Free Use, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Unit Studies on November 20, 2016

This lesson was originally published in Telling Detroit’s Story: Historic Past, Proud People, Shining Future curriculum unit developed by the Detroit 300 Commission in 2001. Through these activities and information found in this lesson, kindergarten through second grade students will develop a base understanding of economic production and labor. By having students actually participate in Read More »

Divine and Moral Songs for Children

Posted in Bible, Free Use, Literature, Public Domain on March 20, 2013

The book title says songs, but these are more like divine and moral poems (verses?) for children. Written by Isaac Watts, the titles of the songs include: Be to others kind and true Hosanna to the Prince of Grace This is the day when Christ arose These would be perfect for copywork or little verses Read More »

A Day With Tschaikovsky

Posted in Art, Culture, Free Use, Music, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on September 20, 2012

Here is another great “day in the life” book, this time featuring a composer. Read about Tschaikovsky as if you were there in his home, experiencing his life! Tschaikovsky, rousing himself with difficulty from the heavy, almost lethargic sleep of exhaustion into which he nightly falls, gathers his wits together and restores his scattered consciousness Read More »

Construction Notebooking Pages

Posted in American History, Free Use, High School, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Technology, Upper Elementary on June 15, 2012

My kids love the book Mike Mulligan.  Construction vehicles are big and fun to watch, even for older kids. I created these notebooking packs using public domain photos of construction vehicles.  They could be used in a unit study about construction, for a book like Mike Mulligan, or even in history lessons about the early Read More »