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10 Things Every Young Homeschool Scientist Needs

Have a budding scientist on your hands? Here are 10 things every young homeschool scientist needs to be successful. I had been convinced by the ads for gigantic science kids and expensive microscopes that in order to successfully teach my kids about anything science related, I had to invest half of our life-savings. So, more …

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Homeschool Science: 5 Fun Science Experiments

No matter what they’re doing, the moment you start doing an experiment, all eyes are on you. That’s why simple science experiments should be the norm rather than the exception in your curriculum. I know, I know…science experiments are messy, they take time, they’re a hassle, they get all over. Well, stop right there, because …

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Homeschool Science: Introducing Science to Little Learners

There are few things as exciting to watch than a child who is captivated by science. From the time children are able to start exploring the world around them, their thirst for more knowledge becomes apparent. Science is one of the subjects that kids instantly latch onto, because it’s all about the questioning, the exploration, …

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Homeschool Science: Bringing Curiosity to Life

Bring curiosity to life with homeschool science! It’s Homeschool Science Week at MamaTeaches and I am so excited to share some ideas with you to make science come alive for your little learners! If your children love science as much as mine do, you know that anything that’s creepy, crawly, mushy, squishy, or down-right disgusting …

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7 Snow Lesson Plan Ideas for Preschool

Snow themed activities are an entertaining way to bring the magic and wonder of winter into your learning environment while reinforcing these skills. Add a few snow activities to your lessons to help your preschooler explore snow through play learning – while staying warm and snug indoors! 7 Snow Lesson Plan Ideas for Preschool 1.SNOW …

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Homeschool STEM: How to Make Snow Science Experiment

So, it only seemed natural that our science experiment of the week was to make snow. I searched for just the right experiment to showcase during the class, but couldn’t find one that was both appropriate to show 4-8 year olds and gave accurate measurements. So, we made our own! How to Make Snow Science …

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5 Groundhog Day Lessons for Preschool

Groundhog Day is an annual event where the famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil (a fellow Pennsylvanian!) emerges from his burrow on February 2 and predicts the coming weather using only his shadow. If the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be another 6 weeks of cold winter. However, if there is no shadow to be seen, …

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5 Science Tools For Homeschooling: A List of Must-Haves

These science tools for homeschooling will make your lessons run smoothly and encourage your kids’ creativity and curiosity. My kids love to explore, investigate, and discover…even if they won’t always admit it. A classic example was when we went to lunch one day this summer to a small shopping village that has amazingly beautiful gardens. …

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An Apple a Day – Free Printable Health Activity for Kids

There’s been a lot of discussion over what we eat and how it impacts our energy levels and overall health. Junk food definitely means lower energy levels and less happy campers. Since we’ve been talking and learning about health, I came up with a fun and easy free health printable for kids (aka an awesome …

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Borax Crystal Snowflake Experiment

With all of the snow and cold weather we have had this winter, it may seem redundant to have a lesson on “ice” crystals, but that is what we did today. Little Miss Kindergartener has been reading Mice on Ice by Rebecca Emberley and There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! by Lucille Colandro this week, so …

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