Learn about the Anglo-Saxons and then color this map of Anglo Saxon kingdoms in Britain in about 700 AD, after the invasion was complete.
These sample lessons are examples of the sorts of things you will find inside our Layers of Learning Curriculum. They are hands-on, engaging, and interesting. They’re also intended to be a springboard for taking you onto more “layers” of learning for your family as you explore the library, online resources, and further related topics. The explorations you’ll find here include library lists and additional layers, elements also included inside our units for sale.
Test out various pollutants to see how they affect the algae in pond water.
Five-paragraph essays are the backbone for writing reports and essays. The format and structure make them the perfect instructional essays for kids to be able to expand to any formal writing they’ll be assigned.
Color this map of Ancient Egypt with all of your kids, discuss the cataracts, trade routes, pyramids and more.
Pointillism is a painting style that uses tiny dots of color that are blended by the viewer’s eyes rather than the painter’s brush. Learn about some famous painters and artwork, then create your own cool pointillist painting using these printables.
There are some books that nearly everyone reads. Animal Farm by George Orwell is one of those. It’s read universally for its important messages. It’s your job as a parent/teacher to get that message across to the kids. I’ve been reading this book aloud to my kids (ages 6, 7, 11, 12) and we discuss…
Play this government matching game with your kids from 5th grade and up. Match definitions to the types of government and types of economies around the world.
Learn all about photography, go on a photo scavenger hunt, and then take the 30 Day Photography Challenge. Showcase what you’ve learned by putting together your own digital slideshow.
Writing a paragraph is a lot like building a sandwich. You’ll learn the ingredients for a perfect paragraph in this exercise.
Celebrate Presidents Day by learning about some of our great presidents! Learning about our past leaders gives great insight and understanding into who we are as a nation. Looking at past leaders, their strength’s and weaknesses, their characters, their triumphs and failures also helps us make better decisions about our future leaders. Besides, teaching around…
For use with early grades and middle grades kids up to about 13 years old. Learn about the life of Abraham Lincoln with this timeline to craft.