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Spring offers so many homeschooling possibilities. As the weather warms and the world once again bursts forth with new life, teaching opportunities abound. Trees bloom, butterflies emerge, gardens are planted and spring related lesson plans fill households everywhere.

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Spring is a perfect time for homeschooling families to get outdoors. Whether it’s taking a hike in the mountains, visiting a nursery in preparation for planting or visiting an outdoor attraction (such as the Denver Zoo or Denver’s Botanical Gardens), the sights and sounds of the great outdoors are calling.

Inside the home, adding some fun spring related projects and worksheets into a home classroom can be as simple as a mouse click. The internet is filled with wonderful homeschooling resources.

One resource for spring project ideas is a website called Science with me. The site has a lot to offer. Looking for information about the life cycle of a butterfly or maybe you would like to teach about the water cycle during the spring showers? Check out Science with me!

For spring worksheets and downloads, Christian Homeschool Publishing has just released several new spring related worksheets for elementary students. Some of these worksheets are available on Currclick while others are available on the Christian Homeschool Hub.

On Currclick, you can download an April Acrostic Poetry worksheet (for free) and colorful Butterfly Math Counters, a 5 page download (for .50 cents).

On the Christian Homeschool Hub, there are 18 spring worksheets/downloads available including several writing prompts and vocabulary related worksheets. (Preview these worksheets now.) To visit the Hub’s download page, go to: christianhomeschoolhub.spurz.com/downloads

Another homeschooling resource is the online site Kaboose. Kaboose offers several online games with spring-time themes. Games like Homerun Derby, Farm Addition, Bird Watcher and Fun in the Garden will bring some fun in the mix when practicing basic math and science skills.

As you can see, there are a multitude of spring possibilities! So whatever you choose to do, remember to cherish each and every moment of your homeschooling journey.
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