Archives for December 2017

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The 12 Days of a Generous Homeschool Christmas

The 12 Days of a Generous Homeschool ChristmasChristmas brings out the generosity in most of us.  We want to help others that are in need, but on a limited budget, that can be difficult, but it is not impossible.  Here are twelve ways you and your family can be generous in your community without spending any extra money this holiday season.

Day 1: Do a random act of kindness for a stranger.  If you are on the lookout for opportunities, you will find them.  While you are at it, do one for a family member also! 

Day 2: Volunteer at a local soup kitchen.

Day 3: Scoop snow off a neighbor’s driveway without them seeing you.

Day 4: Gather some friends and go caroling at a nursing home.

Day 5: Help an elderly friend address their Christmas cards.


Day 6: Donate neglected toys to children slightly younger than yours.

Day 7: Visit an elderly couple from your church and take them artwork from your children. 

Day 8:  Volunteer to babysit for another family.

Day 9: Gather your out-grown coats, hats, and mittens and donate to a local shelter.

Day 10: Walk dogs at an animal shelter.

Day 11:  Compliment 3 store clerks and wish them a Merry Christmas!

Day 12:  Stuff envelopes for a local charity.  Many of them send out Christmas cards and need help with their mailings.

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New York Geography Worksheet

New York Geography WorksheetLearn about the geography of New York in this free worksheet.  This worksheet includes a checklist of activities to help your student learn about New York’s geography.  The students will draw and label Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and other major lakes.  They will locate major cities and rivers.  They will also use a symbol to label the major mountain ranges in New York.

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New Mexico Geography Worksheet

New Mexico Geography WorksheetLearn about the geography of New Mexico in this free New Mexico geography worksheet.  You will draw a compass rose, identify New Mexico on the United States map, and locate the major cities, rivers, and lakes.  You will also use the mountain symbol found in the map key to label the major mountain ranges in New Mexico.

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New Jersey Geography Worksheet

New Jersey Geography WorksheetAlthough New Jersey is small, there is a lot of interesting information to learn about in this free New Jersey geography worksheet.  This worksheet provides a checklist of items for your study of New Jersey geography.  The student will draw and label a compass rose, locate New Jersey on the United States map, and draw in the major mountain ranges, lakes, and rivers of New Jersey.

You might also like the free New Jersey flag and symbols worksheet.

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New Hampshire Geography Worksheet

New Hampshire Geography WorksheetWhen doing a study of New Hampshire, you don’t want to neglect the geography of New Hampshire with this free worksheet.  You will use the symbols in the map key to draw and label the White Mountains, the major cities, and the capital.  You will also draw and label the Connecticut River and other major rivers as well as Lake Winnepesaukee and other major lakes.

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Nevada Geography Worksheet

Nevada Geography WorksheetLearn about the geography of Nevada using this free Nevada geography worksheet.  You will find and color Nevada on the U.S. map, find and label Nevada’s major cities, draw and label the Colorado River and Columbia River as well as using the symbols in the map key to label the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

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Nebraska Geography Worksheet

Nebraska Geography WorksheetUse this free Nebraska Geography Worksheet in your study of Nebraska.  You will identify the capital of Nebraska as well as major lakes and rivers in the state.

You might also like the free Nebraska flag and symbols worksheet.
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