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How to Homeschool in Pennsylvania

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I'm a Pennsylvania State Certified teacher who is now homeschooling my own kids. This will be our seventh year of homeschooling in PA. I have walked several friends though the process so now I'm giving you the guidelines for what you need to do if you choose to homeschool your own kids in Pennsylvania. 


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Honey Bee Theme Ideas for Kids

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When kids learn about something that scares them (like stinging insects) they combat fear with knowledge. We created a whole collection of activities to teach preschoolers about bees. This would be a great theme to study in the spring or summer! It is also perfect when learning about all sorts of insects.

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Advice for Those Who are Suddenly and Unexpectedly Homeschooling

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Most of the nation currently finds themselves unexpectedly and suddenly homeschooling. As a former teacher turned homeschooling mom, here is my advice and favorite resources for these unprecedented and unsettling times.


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Castles & Moats to Learn Area and Perimeter

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We reviewed how to calculate area and perimeter by designing our own castles and moats! This math activity goes along with The Magic Tree House The Knights at Dawn.


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Dinosaur Report

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Kids love dinosaurs! We've created dinosaur report sheets that you can use a a template for dino reports. Both of our children went through a phase where dinosaurs were absolutely fascinating (and to be honest, I think I'm still in that phase as an adult) so we decided to use that to inspire a bit of reading and writing practice.


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Hibernating Bear Craft for Kids

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We love all of Karma Wilson's books but Bear Snores On is one of the very first we read together. This hibernating bear craft allows kids to retell the story with a fun fine motor prop that they'll love! You could use this for a preschool bear theme to go along with the story.


Hibernation Bear Craft Preschool

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Go Away Big Green Monster Slime

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Go Away, Big Green Monster! is one of our favorite books! We're excited to share our recipe for monster slime that allows preschoolers to retell the story through sensory play.

Go Away, Big Green Monster Slime recipe for story retelling for kids

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