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Goodnight Moon Sequencing Cards – Free Printable

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown was one of our favorite books when the kids were little. I do believe I can still quote the entire book by heart, I know it that well. 

We used the book as a part of our Before Five in a Row studies and years ago I created some go-along printables for the story. Recently though I found some new clip art that was just begging to be put into something *new*. Since we have nieces and nephews, there is always an excuse to create with them! I am going to update the other printables soon, but today I wanted to share a little something new to go along with the book: the Goodnight Moon sequencing cards

In the set, you’ll find both number sequencing and sentence strip sequencing. Your children can either work on number placement (up to 14) and number word identification or reading short sentence strips. 

The number cards can be separated into three pieces: picture card, number, and number word. A set of vocabulary cards is also included in the set if you would prefer to match pictures to word cards. 


Don’t forget to check out the fun activities we worked on in our Goodnight Moon unit (Kaleb looks so little in the pictures!!). 

If you’re ready to work on sequencing with your kids, feel free to download by clicking the green button below. 

Multiplication Worsheets

While our older children are able to use graph paper for their math problems, our youngest struggles with his penmanship size and also the graph paper doesn’t help him quite enough in keeping his numbers in the right column. Even though he may do his math correctly, when it’s time to add up the numbers – well, the columns don’t line up correctly and mistakes are made.

I tried adding lines to regular notebook paper, but that didn’t always do it either, so instead I put together a simple worksheet for him to use when he is working on multiplication facts (I’m working on a division one too, because that’s the next thing we need to straighten up a little). 

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With the multiplication worksheet pages, he is able to use the sheets over the course of a few days to work through problems (he can note the problem number next to his work), and be reminded of where the numbers go. This has helped TREMENDOUSLY in cutting back on mistakes and frustration for him.

One thing I wanted to do as well – keep the main lines black and columns grey so he can get a better visual of how to line things up. Above is a little peek at how the worksheets are set up. 

There are two sets included in the free muliplication worksheet printables: one with and one without zeros as place markers to remind children where to place numbers. Each sheet has at least twelve spaces to work on multiplication problems and there are different sheets based on how many digits are being multiplied: 2×2, 3×2, or 3×3. 

We’re printing them off double-sided and using them over the course of the week. It’s already helped so much! Feel free to download a set by clicking below – enjoy! 

 

Still need a little work on multiplication facts? Check out these FREE Skip Counting Charts

Argentina Geography Printables – Free Printable Download

 

Our recent geography study has taken us to South America and that involved some more updated printables for Kaleb. Argentina is our second stop in our “trip” to South America. The bottom of this post aslo includes additional helps for learning tools, lesson plans, and a book unit from other moms to help you out as well. 

The Argentina Geography Printables include the following worksheets:

  • an Argentina mapping sheet {map rivers, oceans, major cities, }
  • an Argentina factsheet to write down information about Argentina including current population, climate, type of government, and more
  • an Argentina flag coloring page 
  • an Argentina flag information sheet and notebooking page

 


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We’ve been using the below books to help us fill in the information blanks with our pages: 


 

 

 

More Geography Resources

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FREE Continent Fact Files

 

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Don’t miss these FREE geography printables listed by continent…

Click on one of the globes below to search for geography resources by continent. Each page has downloads for flag coloring and information pages, mapping pages, and links to blog post full of lesson plans and additional information.

Africa   Asia   Australia
Europe    North America    South America
 

We also highly recommend taking part in a Little Passports subscription! Not sure which adventure to choose for your explorer? Check out these Little Passports website for more information. 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Math Printables

St. Patrick's Day Math Printables

If you’d like to add in a little math learning for St. Patrick’s Day, this printable set has a little bit of everything to help you out and make it fun! 

St Patricks Day Math Printables

Sort numbers by even or odd with this simple activity. If your child isn’t quite ready for that, use the numbers to work on numerical order from 1-30 (or as high as you can go). Another option is working on counting backwards, first from 10 and then from 20. 

greater than and less than

Talk about greater than and less then with this rainbow activity. Write two different numbers in the cloud and then draw the greater than or less than sign in the middle. This activity is also a great way to get in a little number writing practice as well as understanding the concept of greater than and less than. 

tally marks

Tally marks are another area to focus on, so roll the St. Patrick’s Day die to get in some practice for this. You can slide it into this Dry Erase Activity Center and play it several times.

Just a few fun printables to share, but hope they are a help to you all as well! All of the above pages are in the file to download below.



Don’t Miss These St. Patrick’s Day Printables!

 
St Patrick's Day sudoku puzzles
 

Spring-themed Printables for Preschool and Kindergarten

Spring will be here soon! If you are looking for a few more spring-themed printables and learning fun, be sure to check out the following links:

Garden Printable Pack

Bird Theme printable pack

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PDF Printing Problems

Having trouble downloading or printing this file? Be sure to check out the post on PDF Download Problems for tips and tricks on getting the files to download properly. The solution is usually something simple and quick!

 

Brazil Geography Printables – FREE Printable Download

Our recent geography study has taken us to South America and that involved some more updated printables for Kaleb. Brazil is our first stop in our “trip” to South America, but the first stop of several. Below too you will find additional helps for learning tools, lesson plans, and a book unit from other moms to help you out as well. 

The Brazil Geography Printables include the following worksheets:

  • a Brazil mapping sheet {map rivers, oceans, major cities, }
  • a Brazil factsheet to write down information about Brazil including current population, climate, type of government, and more
  • a Brazilian flag coloring page (both unofficial and proposed)
  • a Brazil flag information sheet and notebooking page

 

 


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We’ve been using the below books to help us fill in the information blanks with our pages: 


 

 

 

More Geography Resources

continent-fact-files-and-flash-cards-from-homeschool-creations_edited-1

FREE Continent Fact Files

 

world flag cards for matching free homeschool geography resources 10 tools for teaching geography - hands on ways to incorporate geography learning

Don’t miss these FREE geography printables listed by continent…

Click on one of the globes below to search for geography resources by continent. Each page has downloads for flag coloring and information pages, mapping pages, and links to blog post full of lesson plans and additional information.

Africa   Asia   Australia
Europe    North America    South America
 

We also highly recommend taking part in a Little Passports subscription! Not sure which adventure to choose for your explorer? Check out these Little Passports website for more information. 

 

President Fact Files – Free Printable

This year to go along with our U.S/ History studies, the boys and I have been learning about the United States presidents. With it also being an election year, it has been fun to take a look back at the different presidents as well and talk about their terms in office and impact they made on our country. 

To help the boys keep their hands busy during our reading time, I put together some simple President Fact Files for them to color and complete as we talk about each president. Each fact sheet is a half sheet and black and white (to help save on ink costs). All 45 U.S. Presidents are shown, and there is a blank half-sheet included so your kids can make their own as well – let them pretend they are president! 

Each page has room to record the following information: 

  • President’s name
  • Birth date
  • Death date
  • Order served as president
  • Term of office
  • Political party
  • Vice-president(s)
  • First lady
  • Fun fact

We’ve been using the below books to help us fill in the information blanks on each president: 


Download the President Fact Files

Your family is more than welcome to download the 23 page President Fact Files as well – and we hope they are a help to you!

 

Another freebie you might enjoy…

If you like these resources, you may also enjoy the president’s day handwriting pages, another free download! They are not specific to president’s day and include quotes from several presidents to use as copywork.