August Activity Calendar with FREE Printables

August 2014 Activity Calendar with #FREE #printables | upsidedownhomeschooling.com

I can't believe summer is coming to an end! Is it just me, or did it go by really fast? Print out this fun August activity calendar for some ideas on how to spend these last days of summer. I included some FREE printables with this month's calendar. August 2014 Activity Calendar DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY HERE Some of the activities are: Write a story on "Friendship Day." Color a picture of a puppy on "National Dog Day." Read and learn about Mother Teresa, and write a summary. Hand … [Read more...]

Homeschool Weekly Lesson Planner & Unit Study Planner {FREE Printables}

Homeschool Weekly Lesson Planner & Unit Study Planner {FREE Printables}

During the summer I like to plan and prepare for our next homeschool year. As I'm in the midst of that I created these two free printables to help put these plans on paper.  I'm a very visual person, and writing things out really helps me to get organized. Homeschool Weekly Lesson Planner Plan out your weeks in advance, so you don't have to worry about it when the busy school year starts. Unit Study Planner We don't do a whole lot of unit studies in our homeschool, but when we do I like … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Log! {Free Printable}

Summer Reading Log

In our home, we have lots of book lovers! Every summer we stock up on books from the library and have so much fun reading them. It's so fun to make a list of all the books to have a visual of the progress. To help encourage your children to read more over the summer, I've created this Summer Reading Log to track their reading progress! Below, you'll see how we use this log. First, we list out all of the books we would like to read or plan to read. As we read through the books we write down the … [Read more...]

May Learning Fun Activity Calendar

May Learning Fun Activity Calendar | upsidedownhomeschooling.com

I love looking ahead to see what silly holidays there are to celebrate each month. Kids enjoy celebrating these oddball National Days, too. May is full of holidays that are perfect for making silly memories with your little ones… National Turtle Day, National Frog Jumping Day, and National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, and more. Do you think anyone will be excited about National Clean Your Room Day? Ha! Click on the picture above to print out a calendar for yourself. Hang it on your … [Read more...]

Old Testament Unit Studies & Activity Guides

Noah: Unit Study & Activity Guide

We are so excited about these two brand new additions to our shop! Help your children learn about the heroes of the Old Testament with our new line of unit studies and activity guides. These books will not only help your child learn about their faith, but they also integrate math, history, science and art into their studies. The first two studies we are introducing are Noah and Abraham.     These printable unit studies are designed for students ages 8-13 but can … [Read more...]

Saint Patrick’s Day Printable Pack

St. Patrick’s Day Printable Pack

Hi Everyone!! I'm excited to share with you a Saint Patrick's Day Printable Pack! In the St. Patrick's Day Printable Pack you will find the following fun activities: A Memory Game (I suggest printing this out on cardstock and laminating for durability) Handwriting Practice (If you would like to use these for the entire month of March, it may be a good idea to laminate, and use dry erase markers. Wipe down after each use. ) Numbers Practice (1-20) Do-A-Dot Fun (If you don't have … [Read more...]

My Stations of the Cross {Activity Book and Devotional for Kids}

My Stations of the Cross {Activity and Devotional Book for Kids}

Introducing our newest printable book... Saying the Stations of the Cross each Friday is a simple way of teaching your children what Lent is all about.  This booklet is a tool to help children personalize common devotion, complete with coloring pages, scripture passages for each Station, and space for children to write their own prayer or reflection about each Station. My Stations of the Cross is a 34-page printable eBook. It normally sells for $3.99, but in honor of the upcoming … [Read more...]

Preschool/Kindergarten Valentine’s Day Activity Pack

Preschool and Kindergarten Valentine Pack

Heloooo Upside Down Homeschooling readers! I'm SO incredibly happy to be here and to share a super fun printable pack for Pre-K / Kindergarten. In the pack you will find the following fun activities: Memory Game Handwriting Practice Numbers Practice (1-20) Do-A-Dot Fun Size Sorting Coloring Sheets What you will need to have on hand: Crayons or Markers Do-A-Dot Markers  Cardstock (if you prefer to print for durability) A Printer Paper To download the Valentine's … [Read more...]

God First Loved Us: A Valentine’s Devotional Journal for Kids

God First Loved Us: A Valentine's Devotional Journal for Kids

God First Loved Us: A Valentine’s Devotional Journal for Kids is a 69-page printable Valentine’s Bible Study eBook that is perfect for children in grades 1-7. Younger children may need additional help from parents. This devotional journal is a two week study that is designed to be used from February 1st-14th. The first week focuses on God’s love for the us and the second week focuses on our call to love others. Each day is set up around one main Bible verse and the HEARTS™ acronym: H– … [Read more...]

FREE Printable Mid-Year Homeschool Review Forms

FREE Mid-Year Homeschool Review Forms

How has the progress in your homeschool been so far this school year? Are you ahead of schedule, a little behind, or do you simply have no clue? Yep. I've been there too. After homeschooling for a few years and feeling completely unorganized around this time of the year, I had finally had enough. I had to get organized and part of that process was assessing our homeschool progress. So, now I take a few hours one day during our Christmas break to do a mid-year review of our homeschool. This … [Read more...]