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Free Printables

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I love making free printables for my home and homeschool, and I especially love sharing my ideas with you.
This page contains all my free printables (over 200).
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Home Decor Printables

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Classroom Decor

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Games Printables

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Free Printables and Ideas for Teaching Reading

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Geography and History Printables

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Math Printables

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Science Printables

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3-Part Cards Printables

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Free Printables for History Timelines

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I've been searching for a good history timeline for quite a long time.  Time is such a slippery concept that I'm sure a visual would be very helpful for all of us.  After searching Pinterest for days, I finally decided that I'm really picky.  Instead of continuing my research, I decided to turn it into a blog post.  I don't guarantee that this list is exhaustive, but they're all free!

Pre-History to Modern History for K-6
I find these pictures very engaging and interesting, so I think they would be good for younger kids.  They are secular, though, and are dated to reflect that reality.  This also wouldn't be a good timeline if you want to focus on Biblical history.  I think the strength of this set is in the modern history cards.

Story of the World Timeline
This set seems to be very popular on the internet, especially with families who are using the Story of the World (SOTW) Curriculum.  Each of these timeline cards is half a sheet of paper, but they can also be…

Summer Unit- Pacific Tree Frogs

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When I started this blog four years ago, I named it "Our Pond" because I thought it sounded like a sweet name for a house of toddlers.  If you go to the beginning posts of this blog, you can find a lot of frog themed classroom printables.  I never actually used them (e-mail me if you'd like them), but the frog theme has stuck in our minds.  In fact, I still dream of crocheting these lilypad rugs someday (they'd be good for morning time).




Dragonfly (age 6) is very in love with frogs and has been eagerly searching for two summers to get frogs again (our first time with frogs is documented here).  She got her wish about two weeks ago, when the kids started finding Pacific Tree Frogs in our swimming pool.  At first, we kept our new pets in a Critter Keeper, but we were happy to move them when Dragonfly got a 10-gallon aquarium for her birthday.  The frogs have some moss substrate, a hideaway, a few sticks for climbing, and a pond.

This week, we read a book about our new…