Educents: FREE Winter Patterns Printables

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educents winter patterns free printableWinter brings such fun and beautiful colors and patterns, share that with you kiddos by printing this Winter Patterns from Educents for your next winter activity with the kiddos!

Who is it for?

  • Kindergarteners (5 to 6-year-olds)
  • Pre-K
  • Homeschoolers
  • Math learners
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Students with special needs or learning disabilities

 

What’s included?

This is included in the Winter Activities Bundle 2 Silver

  •  This is a free sample of the item Winter Patterns
  • This free Winter Patterns Sampler will help your students identify, extend, and create patterns as they begin their mastery of life-long mathematical skills. Patterning is a basic skill which is the basis of many mathematical concepts. Addition, skip counting, and times tables require understanding and proficiency in patterning.

    In Winter Patterns Sampler students will practice three patterns AB, AAB, and ABB, in four themes – Snow Fun, Snow Day, Arctic Animals, and Winter Pals.

    * 4 pages mixed pattern practice AB, AAB, & ABB in color
    * 4 pages mixed pattern practice AB, AAB, & ABB in blackline (different combinations)

    This resource can be presented as a file folder activity using hook and loop tape to position the strips and cards. You can either print them in color or in ink-saving gray-scale. The clarity and visual information remains sharp in gray-scale. Just print, cut, laminate, and attach hook and loop tape to the file folder.

    As an alternative to the file folder activities, Winter Patterns Sampler includes a 4- page set of printables to practice extending patterning skills. Students can color, cut and glue winter-themed pages. These pages are variations of the file folder pages, so there are multiple opportunities to practice patterning AB, AAB, and ABB, sequences.

    The free Winter Patterns Sampler activities are a great addition to your math centers.

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Educents: FREE Arctic Animals Handwriting Practice – Manuscript Printables

Artic Handwritting Freebies from Educents

Artic Handwritting Freebies from EducentsLooking for some fun FREE activities to do with the kiddos? Here are some FREE Arctic Animals Handwriting Practice – Manuscript Printables from Educents for you to get your kiddo writing!

Who is it for?

  • 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
  • 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
  • 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
  • Homeschoolers
  • Kindergarteners (5 to 6-year-olds)
  • Pre-K

 

What’s included?

  • A-Z Handwriting Practice
  • Copywork of the animals in the pack

 

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Educents: 50% off Magic School Bus Videos & Books

SPECIAL OFFER: Through the end of the week you can receive 50% OFF a year’s subscription through Educents… and FREE shipping in the Continental United States! Ships to Canada for $2/month. This deal is amazing… just $10 per month, DELIVERED!
If you have children (ages 5-12) who enjoy the Magic School Bus books or videos–and if you like doing science experiments with them–then you’ll LOVE The Magic School Bus Science Club!

Developed by a team of Harvard graduates, scientists, and educators, the award-winning Magic School Bus Science Kits are delivered monthly right to your doorstep. Children will explore science through experiments that will spark an interest and curiosity in science.

Each kit includes a colorful manual based on The Magic School Bus characters, as well as everything you need to complete at least seven experiments related to that month’s theme.

What is included?

1 year subscription includes 12 Magic School Bus kits + FREE SHIPPING in the Continental USA (Ships to Canada for $2/month).

Each kit includes:

  • Detailed, large 12-page colorful manual that is full of experiments and topic information
  • Each manual is based on the popular Magic School Bus books and TV series
  • Includes an adult section so that adults with no science background will find the kits easy to use
  • Materials and information necessary for a range of interactive experiments
  • Online Clubhouse for further exploration on each kit topic
  • Certificate of Completion
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Would your family have fun with this? If so, now’s a great time to sign up:

Through the end of the week you can receive 50% OFF a year’s subscription through Educents… and FREE shipping in the Continental United States! Ships to Canada for $2/month. This is an incredible deal! It’s just $10 per month, DELIVERED!

You can even create and print off your own gift cards to let your children know about the surprise.

Enjoy your exploration alongside Ms. Frizzle!

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Educents: FREE Educents 12 Month Calendar Printable

educents calendar free printable

educents calendar free printable

Print this FREE Educents Calendar to keep those kiddos on track! My girls love getting new calendars every year, it’s like they get a fresh start to keep up to date with their activities as well as staying organized!

Who is it for?

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Homeschoolers
What is included?
  • 12 month calendar for 2016
  • Monthly activities and questions
Why buy?
  • It’s Free!
 As an Edu-Hero team, we are committed to bringing you awesome, affordable educational products.

Don’t forget to add the this freebie to your cart, and make sure you check out the thousands of other great deals before leaving today!

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Easy Resolutions for Your Child’s Education!

Easy Resolutions for your child's education

My girls education is very important to me and I make sure it is very important to them as well. I want them to be able to succeed in life and education is the backbone to success!

Wouldn’t it be great for your kids to learn to play a musical instrument, speak a new language, or pick up some computer skills? Educents has the tools to help your kiddos achieve GREATNESS in 2016!

Resolution #1: Learn a new language

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Children learning a new language will spark interest in geography and culture!

Maybe you don’t speak a second language, but your kids still can using this online language program. With this award-winning package, there’s no need to memorize lists of words or listen to boring adult conversations. Kids learn by watching kids like them in real-life, humorous situations!

Spanish Course – Buy 1 Get 1 Free


 

Resolution #2: Create healthy habits

Yoga promotes healthy habits in a fun and active way. Pop in this Yoga DVD and reap benefits like balance, focus, flexibility, self-control, improved posture, and so many more healthy habits.

Practice yoga with your child inside or outside!

Practice yoga with your child inside or outside!

Yoga DVD is Fun for Kids and Parents

The Family Fitness program includes hundreds of physical education lessons for ages 5 to 18. The 1-year program includes warm ups, cool downs, outdoor exercises, and nutritional lessons. The lessons will guide you and your family through a 20-40 minute physical education session. You can do as much or little as you like depending on how much time you have.

Ready-to-go Fitness Lessons for your Entire Family


 

Resolution #3: Keep the house clean

Enough said.

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“I cannot imagine a more well spent $20! I am not even kidding–my house looks stellar and my kids have that feeling of accomplishment, knowing they’ve worked hard and done an amazing job. I’ve tried chore charts and reward systems but this is by far the easiest and the most all-encompassing.” – Celena, The Traveling Sisterhood

$20 Cleaning System That Actually Works


Resolution #4: Be more creative

Kids gotta have time to be creative. With all the social stresses and studying, leave room for FUN. Whether it be learn a new skill, journaling, or start playing an instrument – encourage creativity!

Help your kiddo learn the basic skills of photography this year!

Help your kiddo learn the basic skills of photography this year!

Downloadble Photography Lessons for Kids

This has probably been included in ONE of your New Year’s Resolution lists: Learn to play piano. Well, time to live vicariously through your children! Maybe your child will learn, and then turn around and teach you piano! This kit has everything you need to get started tickling those ivories.

The Piano Starter Pack can teach your child how to play!

Does your little one want to learn how to play a musical instrument this year?

Does your little one want to learn how to play a musical instrument this year?

Playing the violin is not only a way for children to be creative, but it also develops motor skills, sharpens memory, teaches perseverance and increases focus.

Violin Starter Kit has everything you need to get started.


Resolution #5: Get hands-on

Lessons are more fun when you get your hands a little dirty. Take reading lessons outside, do a weekly science experiment, or try these STEM kits that arrive to you once a month (totally ready to go!!).

STEM Project Boxes 3 Month Subscription

Add science fun to your weekend projects! These science experiments are delivered to your door and ready to go. Kids will learn about magnets, fungus, space, volcanos, and more!

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Take lessons outside with science experiments!

Save 50% on Magic School Bus Science Kits

 


Resolution #6: Learn new tech skills

Your kids might already spend a lot of time in front of a screen, but is that screen time educational? Use those hours to learn new tech skills! If your kiddo is already a Minecrafter, consider using this program to build skills and add layers to the game!

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Kids Ages 8+ Can Learn to Code Using Minecraft

 

What are your resolutions this year? Have your children set resolutions for themselves? Share in the comments!!

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Top Picks for HomeSchoolers January 2016

My girls have grown so much with their education! Reading and math skills have improved drastically and so proud of how excited they get when they finally get something new and know they are learning great things!

Moving forward with the rest of this year, I am hoping to continue to see growth and improvement and the most important thing the joy of gaining their education through my girls! They truly enjoy learning and I want that to always continue!

top picks homeschoolers

No matter what may be on your lesson plan for 2016, consider the resources below. Members within the Educents community put a list together of their favorite homeschool resources. If you’d like to learn more about the resource, just click the link! If you want to get more involved in the Educents community to learn more about homeschooling and the curriculum offered on Educents, join the Educents Facebook group!


 

Emily of Smith Squad recommends the Life of Fred books.

“As a child, I always hated math, even though I was good at it because it was soon boring. When I heard about Fred, I knew he had to be a part of our homeschool. My kids absolutely LOVE when it’s math time, and they are learning a ton about how to apply math to every day practical situations.”

Life of Fred Buyer's Guide


 

Lisa Marie of The Canadian Homeschooler uses the Writecraft and Mathcraft Units.

“The writing portion of this resource was the first time EVER that my oldest son ever willing wrote anything! He was excited to write instead of hating it.”


 

Allison of Just Add Coffee loves the Magic School Bus Science Experiments.

“I absolutely love Magic School bus and all it has to offer. Each month you get a different science kit to take a Magic School Bus adventure. If you search really hard, online you can even find curriculum to go with each science kit and the episode from the television series.”

Magic School Bus on Educents


 

Lisa of Chickens and Bunnies Homeschool loves the Life of Fred Elementary Books.

“My favorite resource at Educents at the moment is Life of Fred. There are so many to choose from I picked the Elementary Series. My kids love these books; we have them up to high school now. My most recent order was Life of Fred Chemistry. My kids will do these without arguing and love Fred and Kingie!”


 

Celena of The Traveling Sisterhood recommends the Times Tales Multiplication videos.

“I love Times Tales because it’s made this year’s math lessons so much easier! My kiddos quickly mastered their multiplication tables in one sitting with the movie. It’s been such a blessing–instead of drills everyday, we can take more time to learn the actual concepts behind the facts!”

Times Tales Review

 


 

Kelly of Raising Samuels loves the Magic School Bus Science Club.

“The Magic School Bus Science Club is something your child gets in the mail each month, for a year! It includes numerous experiments per month, along with most of the materials required. (except household items such as scissors and tape). It is an incredible hands-on learning experience that helps children love science and have fun! My sons who are 4 and 6 absolutely love it!”


Amy of Busy Boys Brigade recommends the Life of Fred Beginning Readers.

“Life of Fred Early Readers series has been a game changer in our homeschool! Both my 6 & 4-year-old boys beg me to do their reading lessons now that we have added Life of Fred. I have noticed an increase in their fluency and comprehension.”

Fred Readers tips


 

Jenn of Chaotic Bliss Homeschooling also loves Times Tales.

“All three of my girls, ages 8 down to 4 loved watching this DVD and learning the stories. In 1 hour, both of my older girls had memorized their upper times tables! And the real kicker is I was only trying to teach one!”


 

Amy of Teaching in Blue Jeans uses Learn to Mod Minecraft with her son.

“Learn to Mod Minecraft is an amazing program that teaches my son, a Minecraft lover, important computer programming skills through a game he loves to play. The lessons are easy to use, fun and engaging. I love that he is a learning a skill that I am not able to teach him.”

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Tabitha of Life Learning Homeschool uses the King Tut Mini Unit.

“My son loves history (he gets it from me), and I love to throw in “extras” to feed the need for more than what our curriculum calls for. Mini-units are great for that, and this was one of our favorites because we both love Ancient Egypt!”


 

Amy from Not Your Average Homeschool Mom loves Minecraft Mod Design.

“I love that you can be totally creative, and these are all hands-on. Helps to build critical thinking skills too.”

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Kayla of The Arrowood Zoo loves using Magformers for lessons at home.

“I love that you can be totally creative and these are all hands-on. Helps to build critical thinking skills too.”

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Shelly of Free Homeschooling 101 recommends the Violin Starter Set.

“The violin starter set includes everything a budding violinist needs to begin their studies. The instrument is well made and economical. The lessons that are included are a huge money saver!”


Rebecca of Hip Homeschooling likes Magformers.

“We LOVE Magformers in our homeschool! They are a high-quality toy that provide hours of creative play. They are a great way to bring the fun back into your homeschool; your kids won’t even realize they are learning all about structures and geometric shapes and architecture (bonus!).”


Teri of Mommy Wife Life recommends the Spectacular Space Unit Study.

“A great resource for young astronomers is the Spectacular Space Unit Study. From writing, reading, math, and crafts, this complete unit, with its simple terms, will spark the interest of even your preschoolers!”Screen Shot 2015-12-26 at 2.09.22 PM

 


Jamie of Simple Homeschool loves Life of Fred too!

“I love the way the math is naturally integrated into Fred’s life, showing the importance of it in day-to-day life. The chapters are laugh-out-loud funny, and I often get asked to read “just one more.” I’ve never been a huge fan of math workbooks and worksheets, so the combination of math and story is a major win in my books!”


Gabriella, Homeschooling Consultant, recommends the Number Formation Poems.

“We have these cards laminated because we know they’ll be used for years to come. My son, who learns best through rhyme and tactile input, is learning to write digits using these easy-to-remember number formation poems! I have reduced the size of the cards, added a ring binder, and now have a portable number set. We also use the cards for matching games and learning about quantity. Such a great price for all of the value provided by this set.”

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What homeschool resource did you use this year that you would recommend? Leave your recommendation in the comments!!

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FREE Frozen Themed ABC & Math Pack

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frozen free printable educents

Grab this FREE Frozen Themed ABC & Math Pack from Educents.  40+ page download includes:

  • Letter recognition practice, Handwriting practice, Alphabet flashcards and Dot marker printable pages
  • Addition (single and double digit), Multiplication  (single digit by single digit and double digit by single digit) and Subtraction (single and double digit)

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30 Day Risk FREE Trial Just $14.95 Hooked On Phonics


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The Hooked on Phonics® system continues to garner critical acclaim for its award winning Learn-to-Read program.

The Hooked on Phonics 30-Day Risk-Free Trial for just $14.95 is great! As a recognized and trusted brand, Hooked on Phonics has already helped millions of children learn to read. And now, Hooked on Phonics is proud to introduce their new and exciting digital reading program app! With music, games, lessons, and stories, HOOKED ON PHONICS: LEARN-TO-READ iTunes App is the simplest, most effective and most fun way to learn to read. This new educational app (available for download on iTunes) offers songs, games and interactive entertainment that will engage and motivate struggling and advanced readers and is designed for both the iPad and iPhone. This app features Unit 1 of the full program. It includes three lessons, loaded with interactive fun as it teaches how sounds become words and words become stories. It’s just right for kids who know the sounds of the alphabet and are ready to take the first step into reading. It’s also a powerful tool to reinforce reading skills for beginning readers.

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FREEbie: Printable Pack for The Mitten

Grab this FREE printable pack for The Mitten by Jan Brett, from Homeschool Creations.  This includes:

  • vocabulary cards
  • tracing
  • sequencing
  • a song
  • sound cards
  • counting activities

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