Ocean Life ~ August ~ Calendar Connections Cards

I have been brainstorming with my good friend Shannon since the idea of Calendar Connections came to me.  We have decided to move forward as a team.  She is a fellow inner city missionary with me and also a homeschooler {and former school teacher}.  She has 4 kiddos ages 1, 6, 12, and 14.  She wrote the facts for this set and I created the final file, it was a total team effort!  In order to help support their missionary family, all ocean life books linked in the file and in the Amazon widgets are linked to her account.  If you make a purchase through those links you will be supporting their family!!!

We chose an Ocean theme for August.  The facts are written at a 3-6th grade level but you will be able to water them down for younger kids.  It’s a great way to involve your entire family in exploring a particular theme.

 

OCean Life Calendar Connections

 

The cards fit my particular pocket chart calendar {which is currently out of stock on Oriental Trading}, item # IN-62/2017…

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but you could use a poster foam board and velcro to easily create your own set up.  You could also use a standard pocket chart.  They seem like they would fit in this calendar on Amazon but I am not certain. 

Ocean Calendar Card Facts

I printed my numbers on cardstock and laminated them before cutting them apart.

 

You can download these for FREE here!


Did anyone else use the July Calendar Cards?  We did and they were a HUGE success {still are as we are finishing up}!  We played tons of review games and used little fruit snacks {and M&Ms one day…they were THRILLED} that I tossed them when they could answer my quiz questions.  I am absolutely amazed with the knowledge Krash has soaked up. 

Bugs Theme Printables & More

Bug Theme Collection

In this post, I will direct you to the page where the file is hosted on my website, since they are in various places! I hope this helps you find things within themes! I will try to gather anything I have done, created, or posted about surrounding this theme! 

 

Calendar Connections ~ Bugs

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Let’s Explore Bugs Bundle {1.50}

Let's Explore Bugs Button


Nn is for Net

{Bugs Theme} ~ Tot School Printables

Letter Nn Printable for Toddlers


Bug Cutting PracticeBug Cutting Strip {printable links are under Letter Nn}


Bugs Montessori Match Up

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Bugs Accordion BookBugs Accordian Book {printable links are under Letter Nn}


Bug Coloring/Word Cards

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{printable links are under Letter Nn, see Read & Write the Room post also}


Bugs Sensory Bin

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See videos of this bin in action!


Very Hungry Caterpillar Printables

Very Hungry Caterpillar Printables


Butterfly/Caterpillar Play Dough Page

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Lapbooks…

many of these are several years old so I apologize if links within posts don’t work.

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Bug Letter Crafts {click on images to see directions and details}

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Bible Verses {printable sets from Totally Tots}

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Tot Trays with Bug Theme

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Pretty Bugs & Creatures Preschool Pack

Free Preschool Printables


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Bug Themed School Tools here…

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Are you on Pinterest?

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You can check out my Bug Themed Finds here!

 

I will be adding any new ideas or bug printables I create to this post!

Will you leave links to your bug themed printables or ideas in the comments section? I’d love to check your ideas out too!

Bugs Theme Printables & More

I am gathering a wide collection of free printables within certain themes. In order to better organize these online, I am going to create theme pages for the themes I have created many printables for! We are currently doing Bug Theme week here and I have added a few fun printables to our collection! Links to these pages are located in the top navigational bar labeled “Theme Printables” so you can jump to them easily.image_thumb[12]

In this post, I will direct you to the page where the file is hosted on my website, since they are in various places! I hope this helps you find things within themes! I will try to gather anything I have done, created, or posted about surrounding this theme! Slowly I will add more blog posts like this to help you find everything for the major themes we have done and will do!

Nn is for Net {Bugs Theme} ~ Tot School PrintablesLetter Nn Printable for Toddlers

Bug Cutting PracticeBug Cutting Strip {printable links are under Letter Nn}

Bugs Montessori Match Up

Montessori Match Up Bugs a Montessori Match Up Bugs

Bugs Accordion BookBugs Accordian Book {printable links are under Letter Nn}

Monster Trucks Preschool Pack

My boys love Monster Jam. Daddy has taken them for the past few years and we are thrilled that with each passing year it has become more and more child/family friendly! They look forward to it each year! This year it was the first time they were able to go outside in our football stadium and they loved it! Here’s a glimpse at the guys showing off their Monster Truck tattoos before they left.

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We have tons of Monster Trucks of course, so I decided to take photos and create my own clipart for a preschool pack!!!

Here’s a glimpse of what is included {all free} in this Monster Trucks Preschool Pack

Monster Trucks Free Printables

Focus Skills

  • Letter Mm
  • Find the Difference
  • Graphing
  • Patterning
  • Sorting
  • Colors
  • Easy Reading
  • Shapes
  • Counting 1-20
  • Basic Addition
  • Song
  • Bible Verse
  • Labeling
  • Tracing

You can download the entire

Monster Truck Preschool Pack here on my website for FREE!

See more Preschool Packs and Tot Books/Packs here…

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PS-this pack was shared on my Facebook page last week, be sure to “like” me if you want access to these before the blog posts come out!!! I often share notices about what is new on my FB page first!

Independence Day Learning Fun!

We have never focused much on a 4th of July/Independence Day theme in school, but this year we are! Here is my collection of resources so far…

Independence Day Printables

4th of july printables{I whipped these up last night for my kiddos}.

Independence Day Lapbook from Homeschooling in Heels

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Simple Schooling Why We Celebrate the 4th of July

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4th of July from 2 Teaching Mommies

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4th of July Sensory Bin

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Independence Day Calendar Connections Cards

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We might do a few fun crafts, but I am not so crafty, so we will see about that! I did pin a few I liked and thought I could manage on my Independence Day Pinterest Board!

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