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Axolotl Unit by WolfePaw Designs
FREE Axolotl Unit!! This week’s freebie is extra special! Not only do you get this fantastic resource for free, but when you download the freebie, you are automatically entered into our giveaway to win a copy of the Ultimate Homeschool Mega Bundle PLUS a $25 gift card to WolfePaw Designs that can be used to purchase any of the beautiful physical products from their shop!
This 40-page unit includes the following:
-Anatomy of an Axolotl
-Axolotl Care Guide
-Native habitat of Xochimilco
-About Mexico profile
-Fill-in map and capital
-Other Endemic Flora and Fauna from Mexico
Watch educational videos
Life size Axolotl Cut-out
How to draw an Axolotl
My Axolotl Display
Silly Axolotl face
More on Wolfepaw Designs!
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Be sure to check out our Nature Study Club while you are here!
Our Winter Birds Nature Study unit is designed to bring the beauty and diversity of winter avian life straight to your homeschool curriculum.
In this study you will receive a comprehensive digital package, including a teacher's manual, printable pack with posters and flashcards, and four workbooks tailored to cover all ages in your homeschool. All this and the twenty days of activities below, plus final projects! Here's what's covered in our Winter Birds unit!
Day 1 - Intro to Winter Birds:
Embark on this journey with an introduction to the fascinating world of winter birds. Discover their unique characteristics, migration patterns, and the adaptations that help them thrive in colder climates.
Day 2 - Wings & Feathers:
Delve into the intricacies of wings and feathers and explore how feathers provide warmth, trap air when fluffing, and play a vital role in maintaining an elevated body temperature, crucial for survival in winter.
Day 3 - Talons:
Uncover the secrets of talons and learn about the unique blood supply to a bird's feet. Explore the importance of talons in hunting, perching, and overall bird physiology.
Day 4 - Beaks:
Study the lightweight nature of bird beaks and their direct correlation to eating habits and diet. Understand how different beak shapes are adapted for specific feeding strategies.
Day 5 - Group STEM:
Engage in a collaborative STEM activity, applying knowledge gained throughout the week. This day provides an opportunity for hands-on exploration and experimentation related to winter birds.
Day 6-10 - Individual Bird Studies:
Dedicate each day to a specific winter bird – Chickadee, Snowy Owl, Cardinal, and Barn Owl. Explore their habitats, behaviors, and unique characteristics through a blend of hands-on activities, readings, and observations.
Day 10 - Group ART:
Express your newfound knowledge through artistic endeavors. Create bird-themed art, perhaps inspired by the colors of a cardinal or the snowy landscape inhabited by the Snowy Owl.
Day 11 - Air Sacs & Bones:
Learn about the intricacies of bird anatomy, focusing on air sacs and bones. Understand their role in flight and warmth, connecting back to the earlier discussions on beaks.
Day 12 - Winter Habitat:
Delve into the winter habitats of birds, including the construction of nests and the process of laying eggs. Explore how these aspects contribute to the survival and reproduction of winter birds.
Day 13 - Winter Birds and Food:
Explore the interconnectedness of winter birds and their food sources. Dive into concepts of food chains, trophic levels, and ecosystems to understand the delicate balance of nature.
Day 14 - Gameschooling Day:
Engage in educational games centered around winter birds, including memory, bingo, and our original game this month: Feathered Refuge! Reinforce learning through these interactive and fun activities that engage the whole family in avian activities!
Day 15 - Group Poetry and Tea Time:
Wrap up the unit with a touch of literary and sensory delight. Share bird-inspired poetry and enjoy a cozy tea time, fostering a love for nature and learning within the community.
Days 16-20 are when your explorers get to show what they have learned by completing an age-appropriate final project!
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If you are looking for more affordable homeschool resources or to learn more about our membership programs below!
MORE GREAT DEALS & FREEBIES?
Here at For the Love of Homeschooling, we believe that homeschooling is for everyone, and each week we provide new, free resources that we hope will be a valued aid on your home learning journey!
If you are looking for more great deals and affordable homeschool resources, be sure to check out our various membership programs, which are the very best way to get our resources at a highly discounted rate!
From our monthly subscription clubs listed below to our Full Site Membership program, where you can get ALL of our over 250 resources PLUS all of the subscriptions below for 1 low price!
Our Nature Study Club is an in-depth, full-family curriculum that aims to take you and your children of all ages deeper into the world of nature than you've been before for just $15/mth!
Here are the monthly benefits that Club Members receive:
A Brand New Printable Nature Study with in-depth daily plans, a teacher's manual, and student workbooks for 4 age levels (Little Explorer 3-5, Junior Explorer 6-8, Senior Explorer 9-11 & Expert Explorer 12 & up) delivered to your inbox ($28 value)
Original games, crafts, recipes, art projects PLUS a custom watercolor tutorial on the nature study topic of the month.
Weekly nature freebies and discounts that won't be available anywhere else!(Min $10/mth)
Our Bird of the Month Club is a fun and educational way to learn about different bird species from all around the world.
Each month Club Members receive a brand new in-depth unit study on the Bird of the Month!
Each unit includes over 100 pages of posters, activities, and learning opportunities for children of all ages and can be completed in a family-style setting.
These studies can be purchased on their own in our shop for $12 OR get them for just $7/mth by joining our Bird of the Month Club!
Click below to see what birds we will be learning about this year!
Our World Explorer's Club
is an in-depth, all-ages curriculum that can be enjoyed worldwide and aims to help you and your children explore the fascinating countries and cultures around the world!
Each month club members will receive:
A Brand New Printable Country Study with in-depth daily plans, a teacher's manual, and daily activities for all ages ($22 value)
Original games, crafts, recipes, art projects, and a step by step, how-to-draw tutorial
Special freebies and discounts that won't be available anywhere else!
Join Now for the Introductory price of $12/month for the whole family!