U is for Unit Study- FREE Legend of the Candy Cane Unit Study

ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays: Unit Study based on The Legend of the Candy Cane

This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series. To see a list of all the posts in this series, click here. ‘U’ is for unit study, as in the fun and festive kind with information gathered through the joy of the season! Our homeschool takes place on the road in [...]

25 Ways to Celebrate Advent with Kids {free printable}

25 Ways to Celebrate Advent with Kids

      Christmas is one of my most FAVORITE holidays of the entire year. However, for this family, celebrating the countdown aspect of it (i.e. all of the Advent traditions) really didn’t start until just a few years ago. I had stumbled upon a ‘Jesse Tree’ (google Ann Voskamp’s amazing blog) Well, sure I [...]

Acorn craft day

acornproject

It’s turning chilly and the leaves are all sorts of beautiful colors here in Northeast Pennsylvania.  Another thing going on is the acorns are falling.  We created  two projects for our homeschool.  The downloadable is a cute quick project for smaller kids ages preschool to 3rd grade.  I had my older son do the painting [...]

Subscriber Freebie: My Book of Thanks- A Gratitude Journal for Kids

My Book of Thanks- 25 Day Gratitude Journal for Kids FREE through 1013

  In honor of the exciting new developments here at Upside Down Homeschooling, I wanted to do something special for my readers who have stuck by me through this period of transition. For the next week {now through 11:59pm EST on Monday, October 13th}, I am giving away FREE copies of My Book of Thanks: [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]