Five Circles of Latitude Worksheet

I have created a worksheet to help my kids learn the five circles of latitude.  I have included options for both younger students and older ones. The younger students always enjoy cutting and pasting, so that’s what I did.  For the older students, they usually like writing the names on their own, so I included [Read On]

Five Circles of Latitude Game

Whenever the weather is nice and I can come up with an activity to be outside, I am all for it!  This week the weather has been very nice, so we found an excuse to go outside and practice our Science content. We are learning the Five Circles of Latitude.  I had some sidewalk chalk [Read On]


For Geography, this week we will be studying Canada. I have made a couple of maps to use with the kids.  I made the maps using the mapping feature on the National Geographic website. Have you tried it?  It is amazing!!!  You can choose which area of the world you want to make a map [Read On]

Linking Verbs

During the following four weeks we will be studying Linking Verbs. I have made a “chain” for the kids to practice their verbs.  I plan on giving them one segment at a time, so each week they get to glue another segment to the chain and watch it grow.  It creates anticipation, and they just [Read On]


Here’s some fun ways to practice geometry! We made our Geometry Buddies Worksheet and each week the kids added a new face.  They really enjoyed adding a new face to each shape, it made it more “personable” and fun. We used the video below to sing while they were coloring and adding the face to [Read On]

Area of a Circle

We have been having fun creating Geometry accessories!  Anything we can wear and have fun with as we repeat the geometry formulas. This week we were studying the area of a circle… so we made watches!  The kids would walk around the room pretending they were walking at the park. I would “run” into them and [Read On]

Earth’s Atmosphere

This week we have been studying the atmosphere. I created a little project for my kids to help them visualize the Earth’s atmosphere. We read the information about each layer and then stacked the circles to build the atmosphere. This project really helped them remember what we were studying.  I hope this helps your kids [Read On]

Ocean Zones Picture Cards

I made these cards (well, actually my husband did), to help us visualize and learn the ocean zones. My kids love looking at pictures, books, cards, etc. anything with color, so I decided to create something that would get their attention and help them retain the information we are studying. We talked about the characteristics [Read On]

Area of a Triangle Hats

Why not have fun while learning Geometry formulas? I decided we needed to turn the rather long and wordy formulas into a more fun and exciting activity… so we made Party Hats!!! The formula is written inside the triangle.  As we put them together we would sing a song about the area of a triangle [Read On]