Frog Unit Study and Lapbook

FREE Frog Unit Study

You can start planning your frog unit with Homeschool Share’s FREE Frog Unit Study & Lapbook.

FREE Frog Unit Study & Lapbook from Homeschool Share

Book Basket

All About Frogs by Jim Arnosky

Frogs by Gail Gibbons

Frogs, Toads, and Turtles by Diane Burns

Growing Frogs by Vivian French

Watch Me Grow Frog by DK Publishing

Art Ideas

Royal Frogs

by Very Mom

Paint and tissue paper collide in this bright royal frog art project.

Royal Frogs by Very Mom

Texture Frogs

from Art with Mrs. Seitz

Texture Frogs from Art with Mrs. Seitz

Frogs with Woven Eyes

by That Artist Woman

Frogs with Woven Eyes by That Artist Woman

Rizzi Frogs

From Art with Mrs. Seitz

Frogs in the style of famous artist, James Rizzi.

Rizzi Frogs from Art with Mrs. Seitz

Craft Projects

Paper Plate Frog Mask

from My Little 3 and Me

Paper Plate Frog Mask from My Little 3 and Me

Jumping Frogs

from Free Kids Crafts

Jumping Frogs from Free Kids Crafts

 

Food Fun

Frog Sandwiches

from The Chaos and the Clutter

Fun Frog Sandwiches from The Chaos and the Clutter

Grape and Apple Frogs

from Clean and Scentsible

Apple Frogs from Clean and Scentsible

Pin Board

Find even MORE Froggy Fun on our Frog School Pinterest Board!

Frog Theme Pinterest Board

Younger Student Hopping Along?

Try our Frog Frolic Kindergarten Kit

Frog Frolic Kindergarten Kit from Homeschool Share

Tea Time with Great Artists

Have you tried Tea Time yet?  Brew a hot pot of tea (or mix up some cold lemonade), light some candles, read some books together, eat a delicious snack, and then, if you are inspired, try an art activity. Tea Time can be a special memory making time in your homeschool.

Tea Time with Great Artists (would make a fabulous homeschool co-op class!) from Walking by the Way

Another way to incorporate Tea Time is to facilitate a class at your local co-op. If you don’t have co-op, find a few families and take turns hosting Tea Times. Once you try it, you will probably be hooked! It won’t be hard to start a Tea Time with Great Artists class because we already have ideas ready for you; check the artists list below to find biography information, book title suggestions, snack suggestions, and art project ideas.

Artists –

Michelangelo (1475 – 1564)

Raphael (1483-1520)

John Singleton Copley (1738-1815)

John James Audubon 1785-1851

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Grandma Moses (1860 –1961)

Wassily Kandinsky (1866 – 1944)

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

Paul Klee (1879 – 1940)

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986)

 Norman Rockwell (1894 –1978)

Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976)

Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967)

Jackson Pollock (1912 –1956)

Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997)

Andy Warhol (1928 –1987)

Enjoy learning about these amazing artists while at the same time inspiring yours!

Cook with Books: The Parrot Tico Tango

Read More

Cook with Books: The Parrot Tico Tango Fruit Trees

Cook with Books this month features The Parrot Tico Tango by Anna Witte. We read the colorful story about Tico Tango who flies through the rainforest snatching bright, yummy fruits from his friends. The book lends itself to great discussion about asking for things and asking for forgiveness.

After reading the book, we started on our Fruit Tree Snack. If your child is able, he can help wash and prepare the fruit by chopping it into small pieces.

For each fruit tree, you will need:

1/2 banana
thick slice of cored pineapple
handful of toothpicks
3 other fruits (we used strawberries, kiwi, and mango), diced

To assemble the trees, simply place the banana half in the pineapple.

Using toothpicks, add fruits all over.

Fruit Tree Snack for The Parrot Tico Tango (Cook with Books)

So simple. So healthy!

You can find a complete unit study for The Parrot Tico Tango at Homeschool Share.

Cook with Books Pinterest Board

Wildlife Lapbooks for Your Animal Lover!

Do you have a young animal lover? National Wildlife Week is coming!

The 2016 celebration, which will take place March 14-19, has a theme of Members Matter: Working Together for Wildlife. Throughout the week, the National Wildlife Federation will highlight members and programs that have made a positive difference for wildlife in areas across the nation, from helping to preserve polar bear habitat to planting milkweed for monarch butterflies.

Learn about wildlife with these 20 FREE animal studies & lapbooks from Homeschool Share

You can celebrate with the National Wildlife Federation, and you can also learn more about some amazing animals! I give you permission to ditch your science books for a week and let your student choose one of our free animal study lapbooks to dig deeper about wildlife.

Bears Animal Study & Lapbook

Beaver Animal Study & Lapbook

Butterflies Animal Study & Lapbook

Chipmunk Animal Study & Lapbook

Deer Animal Study & Lapbook

Dolphin Animal Study & Lapbook

Ducks Animal Study & Lapbook

Eagle Animal Study & Lapbook

Fox Animal Study & Lapbook

Freshwater Turtle Animal Study & Lapbook

Gray Wolf Animal Study & Lapbook

Hedgehog Animal Study & Lapbook

Honeybee Animal Study & Lapbook

Prairie Dogs Animal Study & Lapbook

Rabbit Animal Study & Lapbook

Raccoon Animal Study & Lapbook

Salmon Animal Study & Lapbook

Sea Turtle Animal Study & Lapbook

Storks Animal Study & Lapbook

Whales Animal Study & Lapbook

Enjoy studying these animals during National Wildlife Week or ANY time!