21 Educational Fall Resources

Fall Educational Resources and Activities

Whether you’re homeschooling and have to make lesson plans, or just want extra activities for your kids to do during afternoons and weekends, there’s a plethora of free and frugal fall educational activities and activity packs. Here are a few of the ones I’ve found, divided by subject area, for young learners (think: mainly Pre-K…

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Happy Fall! Coloring Pages

I don’t know about yours, by our kids LOVE drawing and coloring. And coloring. And coloring some more. It’s such a simple activity, but it keeps them focused, helps them develop their fine motor skills, lets them explore the colors and color combinations, and brings out their creativity at the same time. One of those…

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25 Frugal Kids Activities

When we left Iraq, we had to leave a lot of our things there too – it would have been too expensive and too cumbersome to ship everything (even more expensive than replacing things on this end!). We didn’t mind leaving behind some of our clothes and books and other things. One of the toughest…

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16 Indoor Staycation Ideas

Have I mentioned before that we live in Iraq? There’s a lot I love about it, but I’m going to complain for a moment about something I don’t like: the HEAT! Don’t get me wrong – I love summer just as much as the next person (especially because I work at a school, so summer…

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16 Ways to Make Chores Fun

One of my sons, Paul, LOVES cleaning up. He often dumps stuff out just for the pleasure of putting it away again, and sings to himself as he goes about his treasured task. Rare, I know, but I’ll take it! But our other son sees cleaning up as a chore, not a privilege. For kids…

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Summer Bucket List for Families

When Easter’s done, summer’s begun! Maybe not exactly, but at least, that’s how it goes in my mind. As soon as warmer weather sets in, it’s time to start having outdoor summer fun! So I’m sharing my bucket list with you! 1. Make an ice cream bar at home. Get one or two basic ice…

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14 Fun Ways to Use Popsicle Sticks

I love using popsicle sticks. They are very versatile and easy to come by. Pick up a bunch for just a few dollars at a grocery or craft store, or just ask all the neighborhood kids you know to collect them over the summer when they eat popsicles, and you’ll get bags and bags for…

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Free Christmas Gift Tags!

I assume I’m not the only that will be starting to wrap Christmas gifts pretty soon! I’ve made up a variety of gift tags: Christian Symbols Elegant Layouts Winter Fun I know there are lots of other free gift tags available online, but I wanted a wider variety (particularly of the religious and elegant type),…

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Christmas Activity Book!

Christmas is one of my favorite times of year – I never get tired of looking forward to it, getting ready for it, or making resources related to it! This Christmas Activity Book for kids features the Christmas Story (a fill in the blank activity), and Christmas – themed Sudoku, crossword, anagrams, drawing/writing, along with…

Halloween: To Celebrate, or Not to Celebrate…

I’ve seen several discussions online recently regarding whether or not Christians should celebrate Halloween. Both sides of the debate have valid points. Many Christian moms, including myself, remember Halloween fondly, as a time when we had fun dressing up, enjoyed fall activities like hay rides and pumpkin carving, and ate candy till we could eat…