Learning to Count with LEGO Bricks

Learning to Count with LEGO Bricks | Renee at Great Peace #freeprintable #LEGOPrintable #LEGOmath #math #homeschoolmath #handsonmath #ihsnet

From the very earliest of ages you can start teaching math concepts to your toddler or preschooler using the LEGO® bricks as if they were counting rods. When my young man was my little boy we spent hours counting, sorting, and stacking bricks. Learning to count with LEGO bricks just makes sense. Simply counting the bricks with your child on a regular basis is the […] Read More

Winter Games Resources for a Homeschool Unit Study

Winter Games Unit Study Resources | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #unitstudies #wintergames #ihsnet

I love the season of international games. It doesn’t matter if it’s the summer games or the winter games. For the summer games I like to watch gymnastics, swimming, diving and track & field. It might surprise you to learn that my favorite winter games sport to watch is curling. I’m just very amazed at what they can do. I also love watching ski jump […] Read More

Fantasy Story Creative Writing Prompts for Teens Who Love Adventure Video Games

Creative Writing Fantasy Story Prompts for Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #creativewritng #storyprompts #ihsnet

In my home, creative writing is the most difficult subject. My son simply doesn’t enjoy the process. Over the years I’ve come to understand that for him to find value in the process he needs to feel like it’s relevant to his way of thinking. He needs to know that it’s valuable to his own interests. Which is why Fantasy Story Prompts are helpful. This […] Read More

Homeschool Notebooking 101 What You Need to Know

Homeschool Notebooking 101 - What You Need to Know | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #notebooking

Notebooking, It’s much Easier than You Think Notebooking is one of those terms that you might hear often in homeschooling circles. If you are new to education at home, or, you’ve been homeschooling in a traditional way, you may not be aware of what homeschool notebooking is, and how simple it is to incorporate it into your homeschool routine.  This post contains affiliate advertisement links […] Read More

Mittens and More a Unit Study for The Mitten

Mittens and More a Unit Study for The Mitten | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #unitstudy #printables #ihsnet

One of my favorite children’s stories is The Mitten. If you are not familiar with this book. The story has been around for a long time. It originally was a Ukrainian folk tale and has been retold many times. It has most recently been made famous by author Jan Brett. This post contains affiliate advertisement links to 3rd party sites. When I was in college, ahem, a […] Read More

100 Free LEGO Learning Printables

Resources for Teaching with LEGO® Bricks These days the web is filled with Free LEGO Learning Printables, even here on this blog, you can download for free, counting and multiplication worksheets using LEGO bricks. Disclosure: Please note that this post has affiliate advertisement links. Most children love LEGO bricks and playing with them can also be a learning experience. But did you know you can […] Read More

Homeschool Award Certificates for 2016-2017

2016-2017 Homeschool Award Certificates | Free Printables | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet #homeschool

It’s the middle of February and I’m sure you’re counting down the days until schools out for summer break. I know I am. As you are planning your end of the year activities do you ever marvel over the amazing things your children have accomplished during the year? It’s those moments when you remember your own childhood and those special moments in school when the principal […] Read More

Just the Presidential Facts Notebooking Pages

Just the Presidential Facts FREE Notebooking Pages | ReneeatGreatPeace.com #ihsnet #homeschool

It’s inaugural week. That means on Friday the 20th of January at high noon eastern time, a new President of the United States of America will be inaugurated as the Commander in Chief of the United States of America. I’ve updated the Presidential Facts Notebooking Pages to include the 45th President, Donald Trump. Get your free download here. This post contains affiliate advertisement links.   […] Read More