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July 2018 Planning Pages – Free Printable for Mom

 

This month our homeschool planning will have to kick into overdrive. There are still a few pieces of curriculum I need to order, but top of the list for me to do this month is rest. Physically at least – my brain is doing a bunch of planning and the schoolroom is a bit of a disaster area. Stuff needs to be cleaned up and re-organized for the upcoming year. 

Our swim season is now in full swing, which means our days are full of time at the pool and shuttling kids back and forth to practices, meets, and lifeguarding. What needs to be added is a little more of mom ignoring stuff happening and just relaxing with a book poolside. 

We do have some camping trips planned which I am rather excited about as well. Having a several week adventure in Europe was immensely fun, but camping has a different feel to it, especially since it involves much more sitting and enjoying nature. :) 

If you’d like to lay out your month along with me, I have a free download of my July 2018 Personal Planner Pages – try them out this month and see how they work for you.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

July 2018 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the July 2018 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 14 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well and also starts into August. 

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Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

 

Purchase the Yearly Planner

 

Otherwise, if you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

 

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

Daily to do list free printable

 
My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!

 

Frog Life Cycle Printables – Limited Time Freebie

Not too long ago I shared a butterfly life cycle printable set with you all. Our family loves watching the various life cycles of nature around it – it’s truly so fascinating! 

While we’ve learned about the life cycles of frogs as well, I never got around to creating the go-along printable set until now and wanted to share it with you all, especially since the weather is warming up and tadpoles are ready to be found!

We’ve raised tadpoles in the past and it is so much fun to watch them grow and develop!

 

 

Here’s a peek at what’s included in the 60 page download (full color AND black/white):

  • 5 full-page color posters of the life cycle of a frog
  • full color mini life cycle cards (print 4 to a page)
  • 12 trivia cards 
  • 8 page mini-booklet (full color and black/white)
  • 5 color and journal pages (full color and black/white)
  • 5 trace and learn pages (full color and black/white)
  • frog life cycle poster (full color and black/white)
  • 2 life cycle activity sheets (full color and black/white)
  • parts of a frog activity sheet (full color and black/white)
  • life cycle sequencing strips
  • 8 vocabulary picture/word matching cards
  • 8 mini sequencing cards with added stages (full color)

 

 

The full set is $3 and available in my Teachers Pay Teacher shop. I hope these printables are a help to you all as you have fun watching tadpoles grow – it’s such a fun process! 

Additional Printables You May Enjoy… 

50 page printable pack for Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly from HomeschoolCreations.net

Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle Printables 

 

Bird-Nature-Study-Printables-from-Homeschool-Creations.jpg Insect Nature Study Printables from Homeschool Creations

 

Get Your April Organized – April 2018 Planning Pages

With Easter falling on April 1st this year, I wanted to get the April 2018 planning pages in your hands before the week gets crazy with Easter egg hunts and all the other good stuff.  

With spring officially here, it has me itching to get some things cleaned out of our house – and well SPRING CLEAN. 

I refuse to look at the boy’s room right now because it might make me want to curl up in a ball and cry. 

We’re getting close to the end of our year and our trip to the Netherlands mid-May. This April McKenna and I will be traveling to Atlanta together (I’ll be speaking at Teach Them Diligently the first weekend). Other than that, our weekends are actually open and free. Breathing room is what I like to see!

 

If you’d like to lay out your month, I have a free download of my April 2018 Personal Planner Pages – try them out this month and see how they work for you.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

April 2018 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the April 2018 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 14 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well, with a portion that finishes up the month of February. Each month I’ll be offering a free download for that month’s planning pages, so you can check back and download them as they become available.

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Purchase the Yearly Planner

Otherwise, if you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

Daily to do list free printable

 
My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!

 

Norway Geography Printables – Free Educational Printable

 

One of my readers emailed and requested a special country set for their upcoming trip to Epcot: Norway! Below you will also find additional helps, learning tools, and lesson plans to help you out as well. 

The Norway Geography Printables include the following worksheets:

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

 


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Use the below books to help us fill in the information blanks for the factsheet page: 


 

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. 

 

Blog Planner Printables ~ Organize Your Blog Planning

Blog Planner



Maybe you need a little help organizing your blog with upcoming post ideas, reviews, and all the expenses that can go along with running a site. Years ago I created a free blog planner that has been a huge help to me and many other. The planner itself is undated so it can be used year after year, but recently I updated the yearly calendar page for my readers as well and thought it would be great to reshare.

Would you like a peek inside my blog planner?

Printable Blog Planner To make a blog planner similar to mine you will need the following supplies:

      BlogPlannerCollage

I use a Mead flexible binder that is a cross between a 3 ring binder and a plastic covered composition notebook. The binder gives me plenty of room to expand and can also use pockets and dividers that fit in a typical 3 ring binder. The planner is set up to print front/back and is not dated, so you can use it from year to year. Each month there is a month-at-a-glance calendar with room underneath to note the most important things to do.

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I use monthly calendar to give me a quick snapshot overview and see if there are things I need to move or add in. The facing page has room to track giveaways and/or reviews. I like having all of the company info in one spot {contact info, important links, due dates, etc…} along with space to check off when it is completed. I typically try not to schedule more than 2 reviews or giveaways in a month, but have room for three…just in case!

Blog Planner photos-3

There is also additional space to jot down extra notes {Note: I custom divided this area in mine to keep track of any sponsors/advertisers that I have for the month}. Along the sides of the planner, I use Avery Write-on Tabs to label the months in the planner, so I can quickly flip to those months if needed.

Weekly Blog Planner Layout-1

Having the weeks at a glance is also really helpful to me, so I have two pages that lay flat and give me space to track posts and see them laid out weekly. Each post area also has social media reminders for me to check off {Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+}. Sometimes my brain just needs a few added reminders!

Blog Planner photos-1-2 There are a few months that need more than 4 weeks of layouts, and for those weeks, I printed a few extra sheets of the weekly layouts, cut them in half, 3 hole-punched them and added them into those months that needed them. Blog Planner Extras Toward the back of the blog planner there are planning pages to help you with any additional details you may want to track {and maybe even a few you hadn’t thought of yet!}. Overall, this 66 page blog planner includes:

  • 12 month-at-a-glance pages with a monthly focus list
  • room to track reviews and giveaways
  • space to jot notes and ideas
  • weekly post trackers, including social media reminders
  • yearly goals and objectives
  • monthly website analytics tracker: RSS, Facebook, Twitter, etc…
  • a place to keep track of affiliate program info
  • a Twitter hashtag tracker {because there are lots!
  • Google communities and hangout tracker
  • Pinterest Group boards tracker
  • Periscope users and scopes to follow tracker
  • Instagram hashtag tracker
  • weekly blog meme tracker
  • mileage sheet {who thought blogging might involve driving?}
  • website username & password sheet {I can’t remember them all!}
  • and room to jot down all those wonderful post ideas

Blog Planner

 

Ready to get started printing your own blog planner?

 

Need more planning and organization help?

Two choices of student planners from Homeschool Creations - help get your student on track

Check out these additional organizational printables:

~ Yearly Planner for the Home

~ Daily To-do List printable

~ Main Dish Menu Planner

~ Editable Monthly Menu Planner

~ Weekly Homeschool Planner

 

March 2018 Planning Pages – Free Printable

Here comes March! I don’t know how your year has been going, but February seems to have been flying by. 

School has been keeping us busy, along with a swim meet, volunteering, and a weekly evening service our church has been holding. The kids and I have all been helping with childcare, which makes the weeks go by even more quickly. Add in co-op classes and life, and good grief. 

I’m hoping March has a little more breathing room. 

We’ve also had crazy-fickle weather here! We go from 70 degree days to ice/snow closing down everything only two days later. (Today we are relishing the 80 degree temps and the kids are outdoors bouncing around). 

Even though it’s not the start of the year, maybe you’d like to get organized along with me in March. To help you out, I have a free download of my March 2018 Personal Planner Pages – try them out this month and see how they work for you.  

A Peek Inside My Planner

If you’d like to take a look at how I’ve set up my yearly planner, I’ve explained it more in this post here, as well as given links to my favorite binder and colorful tabs (because pretty makes life fun too, right?).

Yearly Planner example from Homeschool Creations-5

This year I’ve done a little something different and pulled my planner out of the binder and had it spiral bound at Staples. It has worked wonderfully and I love it this way!!

March 2018 Personal Planner Pages

You can download the March 2018 Personal Planner Pages by clicking the green download button below. There are 14 pages included as a part of the download: the month at a glance and then weekly planning pages as well, with a portion that finishes up the month of February. Each month I’ll be offering a free download for that month’s planning pages, so you can check back and download them as they become available.

Download button

 

Purchase the Yearly Planner

Otherwise, if you like the layout and want to start planning out the rest of your year now (and 2018 as well), purchase the full Yearly Planner for $4.99. The calendar includes month-at-a-glance pages and dated weekly pages through December 2018. There is also a link to bonus pages and additional covers for the planner. 

Don’t miss my student planner and weekly homeschool planner – available as well!

Don’t Miss The Daily To-Do List

Daily to do list free printable

 
My Daily To-Do List is pretty basic, but hopefully it will work for you too. There is an area to make a list of things to accomplish, household goals, appointment, meals for the day, and even a space to record exercise and water intake. Each page in the document is identical so you can print them off, cut the page in half, and have two lists. If you print them front to back, you’ll have four to-do lists and save a little paper.

Hope you all have a wonderful month!! I’d love to hear your plans!