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St. Patrick’s Day Sudoku Puzzles – Freebie!

St Patrick's Day sudoku puzzles

 

Looking for a little additional learning fun for St. Patrick’s Day? These St. Patrick’s Day sudoku puzzles would be a great addition to your day!

There are six puzzles included in the download along with directions and a solutions page {just for mom}. The puzzles are a simple 4×4 square to make it a little easier for younger children.  Simply cut out the missing pieces from the bottom of the page and figure out where they belong!


 

Find some great St. Patrick’s Day activities on my St. Patrick’s Day Pinterest board.

St Patrick's Day pinterest board

 

Don’t Miss These Additional Printables for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day Math Printalbes

 

PDF Printing Problems

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FREEBIE: March Pocket Chart Calendar Pieces

March pocket chart calendar pieces from homeschoolcreations.net


Are you ready for a new month? March is almost here and this year already seems to be going by so quickly. With all the snow we’ve had, I’m hoping for some greenery to begin showing up – and for spring to show a little hint of being near! Warm up your laminator and get ready to print and laminate the March pocket chart calendar pieces. {Psst —> Here are some cheaper laminating pouches we use and LOVE!}

Use the different colored number cards to try different pattern sequences: an ABC pattern, ABAB pattern, AABB pattern and other patterns you can make up together. Here’s an example of different patterns using the cards from September.

pattern example

The set includes a calendar header for the month of March as well.

March header

 

 

Additional Calendar Helps

Here are a few additional printables and helps for you all, including the pocket chart that we use, laminating tips, and additional printables you may like:

 

Yearly pocket chart calendar numbers from Homeschool Creations copy Pocket chart holiday and special occasion cards

 

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Coupon Codes and Companies to Thank

We SO appreciate the following companies – be sure to stop by their sites and check them out.

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Teach Them Diligently Conventions begin this month! Use the coupon code HSCREATIONS to save $7 on your registration in Nashville, Spartansburg, Dallas, or Washington, DC.  Join speakers Ken Ham, Crystal Paine, Jeannie Fulbright, Carol Barnier, and so many others. Register today!

 

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Faith That Sticks offers over 120 sticker products, from the Nativity and Christmas to Easter, Scripture, Bible stories, smiley faces, animals, classic symbols of the Christian faith, and more.  Start engaging in creative ways with the little ones in your life now using Faith that Sticks, and build a legacy of relationship and faith that will stick with them throughout their lives.
 

 

 

Apologia science

 

Apologia offers  a K-12 Creation-based science curriculum, worldview curriculum for ages six to fourteen, practical and inspirational books about homeschooling, refreshing retreats for moms, and online classes from Apologia Academy. Visit their site to see their full curriculum line!

Friends and Heroes features  reaches a new generation of media-savvy children with important stories of the Bible in a format they love – TV.  The Friends and Heroes project includes 39 episodes with curriculum resources available for homeschoolers, churches and Christian schools. Find out more here.
 
Bright Ideas Press publishes curriculum that is both affordable and easy-to-use with children of different ages at the same time. Curriculum that busy moms not only love, but also inspire, encourage, and enable parents to effectively educate their children.
 
A+ TutorSoft, Inc. provides Multi-Sensory Interactive MATH Full Curriculum products to help students improve their grades at all levels. Download one free month of math curriculum and get started today!
 
 

Reader’s Favorite Posts from February 2014

Curious to see what others have been reading this past month? Below is a list of the ten most visited posts for the month of February 2014:

  1. Our Chore System and Chore Chart Printables
  2. Valentine’s Day Preschool Ideas
  3. Fun for Valentine’s Day

PDF Printing Problems

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Felt Turtle Tutorial, Bead Activities, Mirror Play, and Tot Trays – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool Creations

There were SO many great ideas linked up last week to the Preschool and Kindergarten Community. You all are keeping me busy pinning and wanting to whip out craft supplies and get buy! Here are a few ideas to check out – but be sure to visit those linking up this week too!

How to Make a Felt Turtle

This little felt turtle from Wildflower Ramblings – just too cute for words. Amy shares a ton of other ideas for the Letter T in this post too, including a turtle pond sensory bin – you will love it!

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Deb from Living Montessori Now ALWAYS has fabulous ideas to share, and her Ultimate Guide to Kid’s Crafts and Learning Activities Using Beads will give you some fabulous ideas {and keep you busy for a bit}.

Mirror Play

Happy Hooligans shared a simple, but fun activity using 3 things: a mirror, a dry erase marker and small colored rocks. Such a fun idea that will keep your kids busy for quite some time – and they get to be creative in the process.

CarTruckAutomobileTotTrays

If you have a child that love anything that moves, be sure to stopy by My Life of Travels and Adventures. She shares 10 Car and Truck Themed Tot Trays that will be loved for sure!

That’s it for this week. Thanks so much for linking up and sharing your ideas with us!

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!

Homeschool Preschool

 

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Share what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.

Valentine’s Day Even and Odd Number Sorting Printable

Here’s a fun printable to use with your kids to practice even and odd numbers as well as number sequencing.

Valentine's Day Evan and Odd Number Sorting Printable

 

Use the Valentine’s Day Even and Odd Number Sort game to have your child work on sequencing numbers from 1 to 30 or have your child sort the numbers by odd or even. If 30 numbers are too many, then choose a handful and record them on the mat {great handwriting practice as well}. 

Print the pages on cardstock and laminate them to make them sturdy {this is how we laminate more inexpensively}. Then let your child sort the numbers by even and odd while spread out on the floor, or pick a handful of the numbers and record them on the last page in the even or odd basket using a Vis-à-vis markers or dry erase markers.

—> Download the Valentine’s Day Even and Odd Number Sort Printable <—-

 

Don’t Miss These Additional Printables for Valentine’s Day

Check out the below printables for some more learning fun with your kids!

Valentine's Day Sodoku Puzzles

 

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Candy Hearts Rhyming Printable

Candy Hearts Rhyming Activity {free printable}
 

 

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!

 

Enjoy free printables? If you are looking for something in particular, be sure to check out my Printables from A to Z list, a complete list of every printable I’ve created over the years. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Leave a comment and I’d be happy to help you out!

Olympic Theme Ideas – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

Homeschool Preschool: Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup at Homeschool Creations

The Olympics snuck up on me, so this next week we’ll have a little fun with a few activities. If you haven’t planned anything yet, here are a few ideas to get you going.

This ice skating diorama from Spell Outloud is one of the many fun ideas that she is working on with her girls to celebrate the Olympics. Her edible Olympic medals are one of the best ideas!

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This colorful craft from Happy Hooligans is super simple and easy to pull together with little preparation. Check out Happy Hooligans for the Olympic Ring Art project.

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Chalk pastels are one of our favorite art mediums, and Tricia from Hodge Podge shares Winter Olympic Chalk Pastels for all ages. You can find a free Olympic Ring Tutorial here.

Winter Olympics Unit 007

Every Star is Different shares a variety of Montessori activities that you can work on with your kids.

This Olympic flag craft from Crystals Tiny Treasures is another fun and simple activity to celebrate the beginning of the games.

Lego Ring Sorting

This Lego Ring Sorting activity from Toddler Approved is a great way to add in some color work while learning about the Olympics.

salt dough olympic medals

If you run a few Olympic trials at your home, be sure to make some of these Salt Dough Olympic Medals from The Imagination Tree. Your kids will love them!

For some snack fun, you can pull together these Olympic torches from Living Well, Spending Less.

Olympic Theme Pinterest Board

If none of these activities work for you, be sure to follow my Olympic Theme Pinterest Board where there are LOTS of additional ideas to keep you busy with your kids!

 

Follow the PreK and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board

Preschool Pinterest Board

Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

 

Were You Featured in the Preschool & Kindergarten Community?

If you were featured in one of the weekly posts, feel free to grab the button coding below and display it on your site!

Homeschool Preschool

 

Link Up with the Preschool and Kindergarten Community!

Share what you are doing with your kids! Please link your exact blog post to the Mr. Linky below and link back here too! Grab a button for your post and be sure to take a minute to visit the person who linked up before you.

The Mitten Sudoku Puzzles

The Mitten Sodoku Puzzles

Looking for a little additional fun to go along with the book The Mitten by Jan Brett? Thanks to a reader suggestion, our youngest has been enjoying The Mitten Sudoko Puzzles this past week.

The Mitten Sudoko Puzzle fun

There are six puzzles included in the download along with directions and a solutions page {for your sanity – grins}. The puzzles are a simple 4×4 square to make it a little easier for younger children.  Simply cut out the missing pieces from the bottom of the page and figure out where they belong!

 

Don’t Miss These Additional Printables for The Mitten

The Mitten printables collage

The Mitten printables include fun activities to tie in with the story ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, a tracer page, sequencing cards, a fun song, beginning sound cards, counting activities and more for preschool and kindergarten ages. Ages 4+

~ Download The Mitten printables pack!!

~ The Mitten word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ More Literature Based Printables

~ Story prop printables from 1+1+1=1

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!

 

Enjoy free printables? If you are looking for something in particular, be sure to check out my Printables from A to Z list, a complete list of every printable I’ve created over the years. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Leave a comment and I’d be happy to help you out!