Teaching Kids the True meaning of Memorial Day at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Teaching My Kids the True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day – it seems such an odd day to “celebrate.” The parties and barbecues and games are a stark contrast to the somber remembrance of lives lost.Over the years the true meaning of Memorial Day has been lost in the excitement of a 3 day weekend and the celebration of the beginning of summer.I want my children to understand […]

May the Fourth Be With You resources at LifeInTheNerddom.com

May the 4th Be With You!

May the 4th Be With You!I’m not normally very big on parties, decorating and such, but this is Star Wars y’all! I’ll take any opportunity to geek out with Star Wars.A few years ago I put together a Star Wars treat pack (from Sandy Toes and Popsicles) for NerdNerfer for Father’s Day and it was a BIG hit. Wasn’t it […]

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing

I found out this past weekend that the Mars Rover is landing on February 18, 2021. According to Space.com, only “40% of all Mars surface missions have landed successfully.” It will be very exciting to watch this week’s landing. I’ve rounded up some great learning resources that you can use this week leading up to the landing and even after […]

10 Unique Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Nothing says “I Love You!” like a unique handmade Valentine’s Day gift, but us non-creatives (yep, that’s me!) sometimes have difficulty coming up with ideas for an awesome gift.  Yay for Pinterest!! I found some really fun and beautiful ideas and printables and would like to share them with you.  Happy Valentine’s Day!   12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights […]

Our Favorite FREE Audiobook Websites at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Our Favorite Websites for FREE Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a wonderful addition to any home, but they can be a little pricey! We’ve found quite a few resources for free audiobooks over the years. We listen to audiobooks as an alternative to screen time, on long car rides, and while we’re working on other projects like lego building, drawing, or handicrafts.   Librivox https://librivox.org/ Librivox has free […]

Printable Christmas List at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Free Printable Christmas List for Kids

Here in The Nerddom, we try very hard to teach our kids that Christmas is about more than “stuff” and “getting.” I created this printable Christmas list to help them focus less on the stuff and more on the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase […]

Homeschool Fourth Grade Completely Free

We’re continuing our Homeschool Every Grade for FREE series today with resources to homeschool fourth grade. Language Arts The Good and the Beautiful Language Arts The Good and the Beautiful Language Arts Level 4 covers phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography all in ONE beautiful and comprehensive language arts course. This curriculum is completely open-and-go so you […]

Homeschool Third Grade Completely Free at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Homeschool Third Grade Completely Free

It may seem impossible, but you really can provide a quality homeschool education without spending a penny on curriculum! Today for the Homeschool Every Grade for FREE series, I’m sharing all of the resources you’ll need to homeschool third grade. These resources cover Language Arts, Handwriting, Reading Comprehension, Spelling, Math, Science, History, and even a few extras like Art and […]

Homeschool Second Grade Completely Free at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Homeschool Second Grade Completely FREE

Yes, you CAN homeschool second grade completely FREE! Welcome to the Homeschool Every Grade for FREE series, where I show you how to provide a quality homeschool education without spending a dime on curriculum. Today, I’m sharing all of the resources you’ll need to homeschool second grade. These resources cover Language Arts, Math, Science, History, and even a few extras like […]

Homeschool 1st Grade Completely Free at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Homeschool First Grade Completely FREE

Yes, you CAN homeschool first grade completely FREE! Welcome to the Homeschool Every Grade for FREE series, where I show you how to provide a quality homeschool education without spending a dime on curriculum. Today, I’m sharing all of the resources you’ll need to homeschool first grade. These resources cover Language Arts, Math, Science, History, and even a few extras […]