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Free Hanukkah Resources for Homeschoolers

Hanukkah, also known as “The Festival of Lights” (and sometimes spelled “Chanukah”) is an eight-day Jewish holiday starting on the 25th day of Kislev, which may occur at any time from late November to late December (source: wikipedia). This year, Hanukkah begins the same day as Thanksgiving, something that has never happened before and will never happen again. While […]

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Free Homeschool Thanksgiving Lesson Plans

Looking for something fun to do this week?  Check out these Homeschool Thanksgiving Lesson plans, previously published here on Homeschooling in Detroit.   For a week-long study, adaptable for kids of all ages, check out:   If you want something quick and easy, be sure to take a look at our lesson plans and crafts […]

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Learning About Spiders

Spiders. Right now it is the season for spiders! I’m not a huge spider fan but can tolerate them from a distance. This past week we had a couple unplanned opportunities to study spiders.  I capitalized on that and we went on a little bunny er spider trail this week! Spider Spinning a Web This […]

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Homeschool Preschool: Fall Sensory Bin Fun & Learning

Here’s a fun idea from: Mamas Like Me: Fall Sensory Bin Fun & Learning. Recently my kids have become very interested in sensory bins.  In the past, we’ve done beans play and rice play, but the idea of having “themed bins” was a new concept and is taking the blogging world by storm.  While I was […]

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Homemade & Hands-On Lessons!

Homemade & Hands-On Lessons! By Lisa Barthuly What preschooler doesn’t love to get “hands-on”? Enjoy these fun and frugal recipes together for some old-fashioned learning! Homemade Play Doh 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 1/2 cup water 1/2 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar A few drops of food coloring to get the colors/shades […]