FREE Lego Photosynthesis Lesson Plan

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This fun activity uses Legos to explain how photosynthesis works and is perfect for ages 11 and up.My kids love hands-on science activities. Everything is better with Legos as well! This lesson plan combines legos and science for a well rounded lesson for kids that prefer hands-on learning.This lesson allows students to concretely experience the […]

FREE Patriotic Middle School Fun Pack

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I love doing learning activities that are themed around holidays. The 4th of July is coming up and that is the perfect time to have some learning fun with a patriotic theme. This free printable pack is geared for middle schoolers with patriotic themed word searches, decoding messages and more. Grab this free printable fun pack […]

Drawing the Human Face: A Free Primer

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Do you have a budding artist in your homeschool? My girls love to draw. My 12 year old has always had trouble drawing people and was just asking me if I could find some help for her. I was excited to find this free booklet on drawing the human face!These drawing tutorials and tips are […]

7 Steps to Start Hand Lettering

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Have you been wanting to improve your handwriting for Bible Journaling or Bullet Journaling?  Maybe you have a teen who is into art and creative expression, if so, they will love these tips!Did you know that hand lettering is actually a simple skill that anyone can learn? You don’t have to be a talented artist […]

FREE Home Economics Sewing Basics for Teens

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Home economics is a fantastic elective choice for teenagers. You can’t get much more practical than knowing how to sew a button onto a garment or fixing a zipper! These sewing basics are easy to understand and will be a help to every-day life for as long as one lives! The instructions are a combination […]

25 Activities and Resources for Teens Interested in Engineering Careers

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Engineering is one of the five subjects that comprises the popular acronym STEAM which is Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. It is also one of the fastest growing careers in America.Engineering calls teens to apply what they have learned in science and math to create real world technologies and to solve real life problems. […]

High School Electives you Probably Never Thought of but Should

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I think one of my favorite parts of homeschooling through high school is helping my teens to choose their elective classes.Electives are a great way to introduce our teens to subjects and topics that can be of interest to them in the future, either as a career or as a hobby, or just to aid […]

Essentials for Stocking a Kitchen and Pantry – High School Life Skills Elective

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Teaching our teens about life skills is an important (and one of my favorite) parts of homeschooling. Stocking a kitchen and pantry is a great life skill to have. Imagine if your teen was suddenly on their own, would they know what they needed to stock their kitchen with? Would they know the necessities or […]

How to Memorize the Periodic Table of Elements

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Memorizing the Periodic Table of Elements is not an easy task!If your teens need to learn the Periodic Table of Elements for a test in Science, did you know that you could help them to memorize the entire table in a week? Your teens can memorize the periodic table of the elements using a mnemonic system called […]