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Two FREE Audio Book Downloads

We LOVE audio books!  We’ve listened to the entire Little House on the Prairie series, we’re almost done with Narnia and we’ve listened to countless other books as well.  It’s a great way to get MORE books in your life!

Right now, you can get a 30 day free trial to Audible and you’ll get TWO free audiobooks!

You can cancel anytime and the two free audio books will be yours to keep!

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Educents February Freebie K-2nd Math Pack

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Put a little love into your math lessons this month with the February FREEBIE (Addition, Subtraction, Number Bonds, Ten Frames) pack!

What’s included: This seven page FREEBIE for February includes two vertical addition pages (one to 10 and one to 20), two vertical subtraction pages (one from 10 and one from 20), one ten frame page (to 10), and two number bond pages (one to 10 and one to 20). Skills Addition to 10 – find the sum Addition to 20 – find the sum Subtraction from 10 – find the difference Subtraction from 20 – find the difference Ten Frames to 10 – write the number to match the ten frame Number Bonds to 10 – complete the number bonds Number Bonds to 20 – complete the number bonds.

Hurry to Educents for your freebie!

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FREE Ancient Egypt Mini-Unit Lessons to Download (thru 8/19)

Did you see where they think they’ve discovered a hidden entrance to Queen Nerfertiti’s Tomb in a wall in King Tut’s tomb?  (Tut was supposedly the son of Nerfertiti.)  They think the tomb was built for her but the entrance to her burial chamber was bricked up and Tut was buried in her antechamber.

Yes, I know, I’m geeking out about it too.  BigG likes Ancient Egyptian stuff too and these FREE worksheets are going to keep him busy!

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Download a FREE lesson for kids about Ancient Egypt and jump into King Tut’s history! The freebie has several activities included in this pack, including reading comprehension, math review, map skills, and timeline practice, so there are a multiple ways to use them.

Hieroglyphics Math

Use these fun pages to practice place value and/or addition and subtraction skills! Page 12 of the King Tut Mini-Unit Freebie asks students use the symbols to determine the number. The following page goes a step further and asks students add or subtract numbers.

Fun facts about Ancient Egypt:

  • The Egyptian alphabet contained more than 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Egyptians believed cats were a sacred animal and having a pet cat would bring a household good luck.
  • Ancient Egyptians invented pens, toothpaste, and a game very similar to bowling.

More Ancient Egypt resources:

Mini Bio: King Tut – Here’s a mini bio about King Tut to go with your mini unit!

Ancient Egypt Lapbook – Study interesting facts about the discovery of hieroglyphic writing, the Rosetta Stone, the great King Tutankhamun, the lovely Cleopatra and more.
Recipes From Egypt
– Delight your little cooks with two authentic and easy-to-make recipes from Egypt: Tameya (the original veggie burger), and Basboosa (Semolina cake with honey and lemon).
My Book About Egypt – My Book About Egypt takes elementary students to the cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Damietta, and Giza.

Want free lessons for kids about Ancient Egypt? Download the King Tut Mini-Unit Freebie on Educents!  Only FREE until 8/19/15!

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Our Monet-inspired Painting and FREE Monet Art History and Appreciation Lessons

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BigG has shown an interest in art.  Not just making art but viewing at.  (A field trip to the art museum is one of our favorites!)   I was excited to find this FREE Claude Monet Art Activities ArTree Magazine issue!

The painting in the picture is the first art activity from the magazine issue.  We learned what Monet liked to paint and that Impressionism art was pretty much created by Monet.    We learned that Monet painted the same scenes over and over but a little differently each time.

Then we looked at some of Monet’s pictures of the bridge over the pond and talked about the reflection in the pond and made our own painting.  BigG LOVED this.  He was so proud of his painting.

Hurry and get the Claude Monet Art Activities ArTree Magazine issue while it’s available for FREE!

monetartHere’s what’s inside the magazine:

  • Visit Claude Monet’s garden and learn why he loved he so much. Paint the lily pads and the Japanese bridge many times over with Impressionist.
  • Design your own garden, explore reflective symmetry in the water lily pond and make huge water lilies to decorate your walls. Write your own poetry, perform science experiments, make a plantable paper.
  • See the time fly by with Fong Qi Wei and learn about parallel lines as you create your own piece of art. Capture different parts of the day and express your emotions.

You can even click on certain sections of the magazine and it’s linked to more information and pictures.

This won’t be available for long so hurry and get your Claude Monet Art Activities ArTree Magazine issue for FREE!

And while you’re over there you can check out the Homeschool Success eBook Bundle for FREE too!