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  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    Brrrrrr Holiday Fun!

      There are many FUN and educational listings about frost/cold weather/winter in our Holiday Fun event – you might want to check them out - Meet Jack Frost, a Science Experiment Learn/Teach about Antarctica! Blubber Glove Science Experiment (very fun!) Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups (yum!) Make SNOW Ice Cream! Snowflake Study Resources Plus MANY MORE!     READ MORE >>

    Brrrrrr Holiday Fun!
  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    Starting to Homeschool – You Can Win – a $149 Value!

        Starting to Homeschool By Pat Farenga You can WIN Starting to Homeschool – a series of videos, written materials, and online support from Pat Farenga – a $149 value!  Just go to’s Holiday Fun/Freebie page and look for the listing to enter. While you’re there, check out the other raffles and freebies! Homeschooling […]     READ MORE >>

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  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Friday, November 27, 2015

    Holiday Spice Sachets

    Holiday Spice Sachets Written by Renae C.   Instead of throwing out old spices, re-purpose them!  There are many things that one can do with old herbs and spices but this time I have decided to make sachets.  This is a super easy project that anyone can do with materials that most of us already […]     READ MORE >>

    Holiday Spice Sachets
  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Thursday, November 26, 2015

    Happy Thanksgiving

     Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!  We hope you have a lovely, wonderful, meaningful day!     READ MORE >>

    Happy Thanksgiving
  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Wednesday, November 25, 2015

    Thanksgiving Math

      Have you seen’s Holiday Fun page?  It’s full of fun/educational listings about Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, and more. One of the listings – Fall/Thanksgiving Math Packs and Games!  Adding and subtracting pumpkins can be fun! And as we all know, fun learning is forever learning!     READ MORE >>

    Thanksgiving Math
  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Tuesday, November 24, 2015

    Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

      Have you seen’s Holiday Fun page?  It’s full of fun and educational listings about Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, and more. One of the listings is Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids. The crafts are easy–you can do them before Thanksgiving–or while the turkey is cooking! Happy almost Thanksgiving everyone!     READ MORE >>

    Easy Thanksgiving Crafts
  • Homeschool Spotlight

    Monday, November 23, 2015

    Plimouth Plantation

        Have you seen’s Holiday Fun page?  It’s full of fun/educational listings about Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, and more. One of the Thanksgiving listings is the Thanksgiving Interactive: You are the Historian, which is brought to you by the Plimouth Plantation. Kids will take on the role of history detectives to investigate what really happened […]     READ MORE >>

    Plimouth Plantation


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How much water does it take to make a bucket of snow? Make a few guesses with your kids about how much water will be in the bucket after the snow melts.

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Frost is the small white ice crystals on the grass and trees on very cold mornings. Or on your windshield when you use washer fluid in the winter! Try making frost in your home.

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Blubber Glove Science Experiment

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Chanukah, the Festival of Lights starts the evening of 12/6 and ends the evening of 12/14

An article from our holiday e-magazine explains Chanukah. Plus, it includes a recipe for potato latkes!

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A Recipe for Kosher Zucchini Latkes

Jamie Geller of Joy of Kosher puts a veggie-forward spin on the classic Chanukah latke. Be forewarned: There are no potatoes here!


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Family Friendly Chanukah Recipes

These traditional and non-traditional Chanukah-inspired recipes will warm your family's home and bellies.


Presents for Your Homeschool

Another one of the great articles in our holiday e-magazine! And a fun idea--make presents for your homeschool room--or for other homeschoolers.

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A REALLY CUTE Way to Give Cash as a Present!

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Winter Breakfast Ideas!

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The Winter Solstice - December 22nd

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Gumbo Ya Ya
Turkey Croquettes
Fried Plantains


Kwanzaa Themed Activities

MANY activities to choose from.
Isn't Pinterest grand? :)

This Sounds Fun & Educational!

A Little History Regarding New Year's Eve

Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of each new year for at least four millennia. Today, most New Year's festivities begin on December 31 (New Year's Eve), the last day of the Gregorian calendar, and continue into the early hours of January 1 (New Years Day).

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New Year's Eve Countdown Bags

Another article from our holiday e-magazine! Thank you to Jamie from for such a great idea/fun article!

Thank You--This Sounds Fun!

50 New Year's Writing Ideas Brought to You by

Why do people make resolutions?
How can you improve your life in 2016?
How do you feel at the start of a new year?

This Sounds Fun & Educational!

New Year's Eve Mini Puzzle & Activity Unit. Brought to You by

Ring in the New Year! Fun ahead of time--or you can save the fun for 12/31.

Happy New Year's Everyone!

25 New Year's Eve Crafts for Kids Brought to You by

Which ones appeal to you and your kids?

How FUN!

40+ Ideas for a Kid Friendly New Year's Eve Party

New Year's Eve should be kid-friendly!


25+ New Year's Eve Food Ideas

Festive and delicious!


Free Reading Skills Pyramid from

We love Time4Learning--don't you?

Thank you--I'd like to see it.

New Year's Eve Coloring Hats from

Free printable-and so cute.

This Sounds FUN!

Glow in the Dark New Year's Eve Party Ideas

Because, really, what child (or adult) doesn't like glow in the dark!


Thank you for joining us for a little Holiday Fun (and Education)!

In January, we'll be publishing our Top 100 Educational Websites. And in February, we'll be having our FREEBIE FEBRUARY event - for the ENTIRE month!

So, stay tuned!

Thank You- I'll Check Back FOR SURE ! :)



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