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Erin “Eddie” D
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Lives in Manitoulin Island, Ontario
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A fun contributor craft & activities on Rainy Day Mum today, as part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids this week!
This easy "The Snowy Day" peg doll craft and activity for kids is sure to be a hit after you read the book! Step by step instructions and lots of play.
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This additional activities series from Busy Boys Brigade is really fantastic - I wish we'd had it when we went through LOF last time!
Life of Fred Apples Additional Activities is a fantastic way to add hands-on learning fun to the first book in the this popular homeschool math series.
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Thanks for watching! Find us at our blog, too: www.theusualmayhem.com
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Great tips and ideas for planning, plus a giveaway worth $3,559 in homeschool curriculum!
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My post is only one of MANY from iHomeschool Network that give you the goods on how to teach without a curriculum. From PBL to lapbooks to unschooling, there's something for everyone in this post.
Whether you are new to homeschooling or you’ve been homeschooling for a number of years, there may come a time when you will find the need to homeschool without a curriculum. This could be fo…
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I just entered to win a BERNINA 880 E in #JustWinIt from BERNINA Canada. Don't forget to SHARE and WIN monthly prize packs. Enter now
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I have this beautiful window star tutorial live on Rainy Day Mum today (contributor post). I think you'll love it and so will your kids - go take a look!
Make this advent window star with your kids! The three kings are sure to find their way with this. Easy step by step instructions & photos to make your own!
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What a fun idea to get the kids writing! This one would fit nicely into a study of the gold rush era, too.
Free printable writing prompt! Imagine you're searching for treasures in an abandoned mining camp.
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How awesome are these?!!!!
These simple to make Star Wars Storm Trooper cupcakes are sure to be a hit at your child's Star Wars birthday party or to celebrate May the 4th.
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Do you deal with meltdowns in your homeschool. Don't miss these great tips for managing homeschool meltdowns before and after the meltdown.
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We own the curriculum in this giveaway and if you're looking for a complete nature study you NEED to go enter for your chance to win it.......like, right now.
Once upon a time, when I was a very young mother to two outstanding people under 7, I heard about a book that I wanted very, very much. We had just started homeschooling, and I read the book Pocket…
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Are you looking for an example of a homeschool high school schedule? I have three high school students in the house and thought I'd share our schedule.
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Owner of The Usual Mayhem blog. Teacher (Nature/Outdoor) at SchoolHouseTeachers.com. Contributor all over the place.
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