Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities

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Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities

It’s Summer in Sunny South Africa and for the next 6 weeks, or so, the kidlets will be home looking for summer activities to keep them busy. We recently bought our first home *yay*, and now we have tons of space for the kidlets to run around and play. But I know that they will have moments of boredom. I don’t believe in entertaining my children all the time. I’m a HUGE proponent of them keeping themselves entertained and figuring out what they can do without constantly being glued to a screen. Here are a few fun printables to print out for your little ones when things get a little hairy.

Summer Coloring Pages and Word Tracing from Real Life at Home
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The following are each on one page of the summer-themed coloring pages printables packet:

Butterfly
Lemonade
Ice Cream
Flower
Sun
Ladybug
Seashell
Rainbow
Watermelon
Beach Ball

Rainy Day Kids Activities from Momdot
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If you are creative you can come up with a ton of different ways to have fun. Shaving cream paint is one of our daily favorites (rain or shine!) or you can try your hand at colored spaghetti or oobleck. I also created a quick and easy In House Scavenger Hunt that you can download, print off, and get to the fun! This is good for kids of all ages. If you have an older kid, just hand them a pen and let them go. If you have a younger kid, you can use the secondary printable to just look for any objects around the house that have a specific color and then write them in.

30+ Free Printable Scavenger Hunts for Kids from Buggy and Buddy
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
Sometimes you just need a quick activity you can print out to get the kids moving, learning, and having fun, and scavenger hunts always seem to fit the bill! Here’s 30 free printable scavenger hunts for kids!

Classroom Camping Unit from The Curriculum Corner
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
This camping in the classroom collection includes a wide range of activities for a unique classroom theme or a fun end of the year celebration.

Bubble Wrap Beehive + Fingerprint Bee Craft from Crafty Morning
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
I absolutely hate bees and they can make me scream running across the room in 1.3 seconds BUT today we decided to make cute little cartoon fingerprint bees! They don’t sting or bother you while you eat! 😉 We also used some of my leftover bubble wrap to make the little beehive! I think they turned out great.

NEW Water Fun Preschool Unit! from A Teaching Mommy
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
Here are the printables included in this mini unit:

Roll & Graph
Size Sort
Beginning Writing/Cutting Practice
Size Sequencing
Patterns
Stamping Strips
Counting Clip Cards
Number Order Puzzle
Which is Different?
Uppercase/Lowercase Letter Match

Free Ice Cream Printables from A Teaching Mommy
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream! I don’t know about your kiddos, but one of my kids’ favorite treats on a hot summer day is ice cream. Why not use their love of this cold delight to keep their brains active over the summer months with these FREE Ice Cream printables!

New Pool Time Preschool Unit from A Teaching Mommy
Freebie Friday ~ Summer Activities
Here are the printables included in this mini unit:

Roll & Graph
Size Sort
Beginning Writing/Cutting Practice
Size Sequencing
Patterns
Stamping Strips
Counting Clip Cards
Number Order Puzzle
Which is Different?
Uppercase/Lowercase Letter Match

FREE Popsicles Preschool Unit! from A Teaching Mommy
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Here are the printables included in this unit:

Colors Mini Book
Spin & Graph
Size Sort
P is for Popsicle Magnet Page
Beginning Writing/Cutting Practice
Observations Sheet
Size Sequencing
Patterns
Shape Puzzles
Spelling
Counting Clip Cards

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Freebie Friday ~ Christmas Activities for Kids

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Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities

OMGsh, can you believe its less than 3 weeks to Christmas? Here are some fun Christmas Activities for Kids to do during this festive season. These are great boredom busters. You can view our previous 2015 Freebie Friday Christmas Post HERE.

Christmas activities and crafts from Growing a Jeweled Rose
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Are you looking for Christmas activities for kids?
Well, look no further. Here are over 100 fun holiday activities including arts, crafts, fun science experiments, games, play recipes, and more!

Christmas Paper Chains from Woo! Jr
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I really love printable crafts! I’m a little late on my Christmas in July series, but here’s the next one up – printable Christmas paper chain templates! There’s a snowman, reindeer, angel and Christmas tree, along with easy directions on how to cut and fold the paper to make these paper chains. Tape several of them together to make cute paper garlands and decorate with glitter or paint!

Christmas jokes for kids printable from Nurture Store
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This year as well as chocolate we’re adding some giggles to our advent calendar with a Christmas jokes for kids printable.

Free Shelf Elf Pack! from 3 Dinosaurs
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Shelf Elf contains over 60 pages:
3 Part Cards, Beginning Sounds, Matching Cards, Read Write the Room, Pocket Cards, Which One Is Different, What Comes Next, Pre Writing Practice, Pattern Cards, 10 Piece Puzzles, 4 Piece Puzzles, Size Sorting, Sorting, Coloring Pages, Math Pages, Writing Pages, Graph the Room, Good & Bad Chart, Dot Marker Pages and more.

Tot Pack:
Basic Prewriting, 2 Part Puzzles, Matching, Coloring the Elf Hat, 9 Piece Puzzle

Shelf Elf Blank:
3 Part Cards, 2 Piece Puzzles, Beginning Sound and Pocket Cards.

Santa Christmas Countdown Freebie-Updated 10-10-2012 from Inviting Printables
Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities
As promised, here is the Santa Christmas Countdown printable.

Activities advent from All Things Simple
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Here’s our list:
Decorate your tree
Go to the Festival of Trees as a family
Go on a wagon ride through the lights at Thanksgiving Point
Shop for gifts for other children (FSTC Santa’s Workshop)
Unwrap a book to read
Have hot cocoa and cookies with our neighbors (Neighborhood Service Project)
Open your special ornament and put in on your tree
Make a craft with Mom
Write a letter to Santa
Go to the Christmas party at church
Go to Temple Square to see the nativity
Go sledding with Dad
Have a family Christmas movie night with treats
Choose a special treat
Shop for a gift for your preschool party
Have FHE with our BYU friends
Ride on the Polar Express
Have lunch at a special restaurant with our family
Wear new jammies to bed
Have FHE with your cousins
Decorate cookies
Read the story about the birth of Jesus

Great Ideas — 22 Free Holiday Printables!! from Tatertots & Jello
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What a great chance to get some SWEET decor and gift ideas, from some AMAZINGLY TALENTED bloggers! On one last note, WOW, we have had a record amount of links! What does that mean to you? A record AMOUNT of amazingly cool Christmas Projects AND projects of every kind. Be sure to check OUT all the inspiration!!

Christmas Wish List Santa Letters and Gift Tags from Spoils for Her
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Create a simple yet darling Christmas Wish List with your kids. Give them something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read.

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas- I Have Who Has {Freebie} from Created by MrHughes on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Who hasn’t heard the classic poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement C. Moore?

This fun and interactive activity will have your students begging to play again and again as they try to beat their best time by reading fluently and more quickly each time.

The poem has been divided into 28 cards in an “I have, Who Has” fashion. Students will have to listen carefully as they only get the 3 or 4 words in the poem ahead of their lines. I have also listed several alternate ways to enjoy the included cards.

I used this activity for over ten years in my classroom, and my students loved it every year. I am offering it as a free resource as my Holiday gift to you! Happy Holidays!

FREE Christmas Reader’s Theatre! Bob the Goofy Reindeer! from Lisa Frase from Teachers Pay Teachers
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Downloaded over 60,000 times! Get ready for some Christmas fun! This reader’s theatre script is designed for the whole class to enjoy. There are six main readers and four choral groups. Assign parts and have a blast reading this goofy story about a reindeer named Bob! It’s FREE!

12 Days of Christmas Kindness (Editable) from Whimsy Workshop Teaching on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities
The Christmas season is the perfect time to reinforce acts of kindness with children. This activity prompts children to participate in a different act of kindness each day while trimming off Santa’s long beard.

This kit provides a “ready-to-print” version with both color and black and white.

Also included is an editable version (Power Point format) if you prefer to create your own kindness jobs that are specific to your classroom or family.
Just print your own text in the blank spaces and choose your font, size and color.

Five Little Reindeer – Christmas Emergent Reader for Students from Learn a Latte on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities
Check out this FREE emergent reader. My students love the poem, “Five Little Pumpkins,” so I created this Christmas version, Five Little Reindeer. With my prekinders and kindergarten students, we read this book together for shared reading several times, using the larger color copy available in my Five Little Reindeer – Christmas Math & Literacy Fun set. We point out the sight words we know, talk about how the text matches the pictures and how we can use the pictures to help us figure out unfamiliar words, practice reading fluently, act out the story with students pretending to be the reindeer, and do lots of fun reindeer activities. We also use the book for guided reading in small groups. After reading the book several times together, the students color the black and white copies and practice reading their books together and independently. By this point, they are very familiar with the text and love reading it all by themselves! 🙂

Please check out my Christmas sets, Five Little Reinder – Christmas Math & Literacy Fun. This set includes a larger color copy of the Five Little Reindeer book with high quality graphics and LOTS of great reindeer math and literacy activities including color words, number words, sight words, counting sets, writing numbers, a reindeer glyph and much more! I also have a new Christmas set, Christmas Literacy Centers & Activities, that provides student practice with syllables, rhyming, beginning sounds, and short vowels.

FREE Christmas Would You Rather Questions from Rachel Lynette on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities
Here are 20 Fun Would You Rather Questions to use with your students. These are great discussion starters for when you have a few extra minutes. They can also be used for classroom polls or journal prompts.

FREE Christmas Card Templates from Clever Classroom on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Christmas Activities
Your free Christmas card templates have been designed with the busy teacher in mind. Your black and white card templates will give your students opportunities to engage in the Christmas tradition of making and giving a Christmas card(s) to a loved one or friend. Students will decorate and write on their card with the purpose of giving and brightening up someone’s Christmas.

Christmas Math and Literacy Activities Sampler Pack from Rebecca Bettis on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This four page product is part of a 55 page reproducible book which contains primary reading, writing, and math Christmas activities for grades pre-k through 1st. Activities may also be appropriate for 2nd grade students, struggling learners, or special education students. Included in this free product are 4 activities:
* Santa’s Rhyme Time � Students sort pictures according to rhyme (tree, bell, deer, and fat).
* One imaginative writing prompt/story paper. The primary lined paper contains a color illustration and space for students to draw a picture and write a story.
* Christmas Tree Addition � A cut and paste activity in which students solve 6 basic addition problems involving adding 8.
* Reindeer Counting � A cut and paste activity in which students count sets of 6 through 10 dots.


Christmas Addition Color by Number
from Jodi Waltman on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Fun Christmas themed color by number sheets (basic addition facts).

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Freebie Friday ~ Mathematics Resources

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Laura Candler’s Time & Measurement Resources from Laura Candler Teaching Resources
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In the Time and Measurement File Cabinet folder, you’ll find a variety of engaging activities to use when teaching time and measurement. The freebies don’t usually include directions or answer keys, but you are welcome to use them to create your own activities.

Teacher Mama: FREE Apple Tree Math Game from Boy Mama Teacher Mama
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I was chatting with a friend/reader this evening and she mentioned that her daughter was struggling a bit with the concept of subtraction. She said she wished that I had an apple tree math game that she could use with her daughter. Well, her wish was my command and I sat down and created the Apple Tree Math Game (great title, huh?). The game is very simple. Print out the templates, cut out the apples and practice! Here are a few examples…

Free Multiplication Worksheets & Fact Cards {with Visual Cues} from Meet Penny
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I built the worksheets so that a child could see the correspondence between the factors in the equation. For instance, one popsicle has two sticks. Therefore, one times two equals two. Or, each mushroom has eight spots so if you have two mushrooms, two times eight is sixteen. I also encourage skip counting so a child can make the connections between patterns and multiplication.

FREE Counting Bears Reading Book with Drawing, Writing and Counting Mats from Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This reading book reinforces numbers 1 to 10 for young students. It can be printed out and assembled or each page can be laminated to create posters for math centers. The pages are not numbered should you choose to laminate or have your students order it themselves unassembled. I also included a similar themed drawing mat, writing mat and counting mat for students to use over and over again in their independent work time. These should be laminated and dry erase markers can be used for temporary writing.

FREE 100th day of school activities for kindergarten and first grade from Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Are you looking for a fun set of independent seatwork activities to add to your 100th day of school class activities? These are a great way to encourage creativity and problem solving with 11 different challenges. Included are math and ELA activities that were created for use with kindergarten and first grade and they’re FREE! Go ahead and complete their day with these independent100th day of school activities.

Telling Time FREEBIE – Ferris Wheel Clock Mat from Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This ferris wheel clock mat shows an analog clock face with hours and minutes, past the hour, to the hour, quarter past, half past, quarter to. This can be used as a mat for students to draw the hands or for teacher demonstrations. This resource works well with my Teaching Time – Telling Time on Analog and Digital Clocks Posters and Cards. Simply print the mat onto cardstock then laminate or slip into a plastic sleeve protector. Your students can use dry erase markers or play dough for some round-the-clock fun!!!

Numbers 1 to 20 from Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Numbers 1 to 20: This is a farm themed chalkboard and jellybean number set 0 to 20. In this set jelly beans are matched to the word names and the numerals.

Place Value FREE- Building Cards from Nicole Hernandez – A Teacher’s Idea on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Place Value Free:

Use these cards to have your kids build and read numbers for your focus on place value number notation or expansion of numbers. The cards can help your kiddos remember place name and value much easier using the different size of cards as visual cues. I only made cards up to hundreds but I’m sure that they would be a big help!

Easter Math Freebie from Shelly Sitz on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This product includes skip counting, word problems, addition and subtraction with regrouping, and telling time. Enjoy!

Multiplication Table from LadyBB
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1-10 and 11-20 Math Activity Free PDFs K-1 from Wise Owl Factory
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This post has TWO printables for working with numbers 1-10 and numbers 11-20. You can download both freebies right here on this page. It includes tens frames, coin counting, graphing, tallies, Sudoku, and names for numbers. Manipulatives can be made with the names for numbers cards as suggested by Living Montessori Now at this informational post link.

Multiplication Small Books from 3 Dinosaurs
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These multiplication small books are really easy to make and great for kids to flip through. Kids love having different ways of learning. I made these because my girls love this style of books. Plus who does not love having a mini book!

Common Geometry Symbols Memory Game (free printable) from A Diligent Heart
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Looking for a creative way to practice Geometry Symbols with your kiddo? In this post, I’m sharing another one of my favorite, easy-to-print-and-use printables that we have used in our homeschool.

Preschool Math – All About Numbers from One Beautiful Home
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This printable packet showcases numbers 1-10 with easy to follow directions on each page. The worksheets cover the following concepts / areas:

Number Recognition
Coloring
Counting
Ten Frame Introduction a.k.a Base Ten
Writing Numbers and Number Words
Tally Marks
Recognizing and Identifying Number Words
Addition and Subtraction
Number Groups / Bundles

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Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun

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Nothing like a little number fun to help little kidlets remember their numbers. I used number order puzzles a lot with my kidlets when they were little and they were tons of fun.

Printable Number Puzzles {1-10} from This Reading Mama
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
Numbers can be represented in a variety of ways such as pictures, number words, base ten blocks, or tally marks {just to name a few}. And since this is an important skill for young children to learn, I thought that number puzzles would be a fun way to sneak in this learning objective.

Free number order practice worksheets for kindergarten from Planes & Balloons
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Learning the order of numbers is one of the many concepts children tackle in kindergarten. But for some of them, understanding what comes before, after or between might be difficult at first.

With plenty of practice and perseverance, however, all of them can master this concept. Practice is the key in acquiring any skill, isn’t it?

Free Printable Number Match Puzzles from Simply Kinder
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We’ve officially learned our numbers 0-10 now so I wanted to make number match puzzles to add to our center rotation. I used candy pieces which can easily be used throughout the year, or you can mix it up and use it during Halloween and they can pretend they are trick-or-treating. Each puzzle has a number on one puzzle piece and the other puzzle piece is the matching number of pieces of candy.

Kindergarten Number Order Puzzles from Confessions of a Homeschooler
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
These puzzles practice number order, counting, and recognition skills for numbers 1-100. I also added in puzzles to help work on skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s. The puzzles include counting 2-50, 5-50, and 10-200.

8 Spring Number Order Puzzles FREEBIE from Klever Kiddos on Teachers Notebook
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
Here is a great for students to practice ordering numbers! With these immediate feedback puzzles, students can put the numbers in order to reveal a Spring related picture. If the numbers are out of order, then the picture will not look as it should. These would make a great math center or independent learning activity.

Included are 8 different puzzles
– 2 numbers 1-10
– 2 numbers 11-20
– 2 counting by 2’s
– 2 counting by 10s

All you have to do is print, laminate and cut the puzzle pieces apart!

Count By 10’s Number Puzzles from Klever Kiddos on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
Here is a great for students to practice counting by tens and ordering tens numbers! With these immediate feedback puzzles, students can put the numbers in order to reveal a picture. If the numbers are out of order, then the picture will not look as it should. These would make a great math center or independent learning activity.

All you have to do is print, laminate and cut the puzzle pieces apart!

Apple Number Puzzles from Amy Lattin on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
This packet contains five sets of number puzzles. Each set has a puzzle for practicing counting 1-5, counting 1-10, counting by 10s to 100, and counting by 5s to 50. The pictures on the puzzles are a basket of apples, an apple pie, Johnny Appleseed, an apple tree, and a bag of apples seeds.

Number Puzzles: 1-20 {Free Sample Set} from Polliwog Place on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
This Number Puzzles activity set contains 2 printable puzzles focusing on ordering numbers 1-20. Each page has a fun picture with cutting lines and ten ordered numbers, ranging from 1-20. Simply print the puzzles and cut apart the pieces. Laminate for durability. Students solve the puzzle by placing the numbers in order. Each page comes in both color and black line to save ink (4 puzzle pages total).

Number Puzzles are an engaging way to build important number sense skills. They are great for centers, early finisher activities, reviews, and more!

FREE Gingerbread Man Math Puzzle Easy to Differentiate from Mrs Miners Monkey Business on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
Mrs. Miner ‘s Monkey Business presents a fun holiday season activity that is easily differentiated. Students have to cut the numbered strips apart and, depending on student level, match, order or add the numbers to create a gingerbread man!

Dr. Seuss Number Puzzles from Teach with Me
Freebie Friday ~ Number Fun
Print, laminate and cut into strips. Keep each puzzle in their own Baggie. Use for centers, or a large group activity. You could also run off copies, so that each child has their own puzzle.

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Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources

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Freebie Friday - The Roman Empire
Researching Ancient History has always been something I have enjoyed. Finding the Roman Empire Resources has been particularly enjoyable and I couldn’t wait to share these fun resources with you.

Fall of the Roman Empire from James Gasparo on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
This worksheet reviews the many reasons for the Fall of Rome and asks students if America is following in the same steps as Rome in ways that are easy for middle school students to identify.

The Fall of the Roman Empire + Assessments from The Medieval World and Early Modern Times on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
This Illustrated Overview features the reasons for the Fall of the Western Roman Empire – Political, Military, Economic, and Social. The Paragraph Assignment instructs the student to select 3 of the most important reasons for the Fall of Rome and explain the importance of their selection.

Includes:
– 4-Page Illustrated Article
– Multiple Choice Assessment
– Answer Key
– Scaffolded Paragraph Assessment
– Paragraph Scoring Rubric
– Crossword + Crossword Key
– Visuals + Map
– Printables
– Graphic Organizers

No Prep

Legacy of the Roman Empire – Middle School Common Core Lesson from MrRoughton on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
An examination of primary and secondary sources regarding the legacy of the Roman Empire. Students analyze each source in order to draw a conclusion which they will then support with evidence. Designed specifically for the Common Core but also to be accessible and engaging for middle school students.

Roman Empire Map from Johnny S Teaching on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
This is a map labeling activity that I have used in Honers Western Civ. & Western Civ. The map could easily be used for a World History or Geography class as well. The map focuses on the Roman Empire. Students need to write out where these locations are. This is also a good study tool for the unit test which requires them to identify some of the major geographic features in the region.

Decline of the Roman Empire from There and Back Again A Math Teacher’s Quest on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
For this activity my goal was to list the successes of Rome and explore why it declined. You will need to find a video that explains the decline of Rome. My school happens to have a Discovery Education account and I am using their video “Civilizations: Fall of Power” as a basis for the note taking portion. (Please note, the link to this video is not included).

The second part of the lesson involves the students taking their notes and evaluating the causes for the decline by filling in thought bubbles on paintings of Romans.
(All pictures are google pictures).

Ancient Rome: Expansion of Roman Empire Interactive Notebook Foldable from LoveTeachTravel on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
Expansion of Rome Interactive Notebook Foldable

EQ: Did the benefits outweigh the costs in Rome’s expansion?

Use this foldable to help your students record information about the Roman Empire’s four expansions. I use chapter 34 in HIstory Alive: The Ancient World

Great to use with Cornell notes or with a map coloring in the 4 expansions!

Leads up great to a Philosophical Chairs discussion centered around the EQ.

Roman Empire from BBC Bitesize
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
What was life like in ancient Rome?
How the Romans conquered Britain
What was life like in the Roman army?
Did the Romans conquer Scotland?
What was it like in Roman Britain?
How did the Romans change Britain?

Roman Colouring pages from As the Romans Do
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
Make history fun and teach your kids about Ancient Roman with these Colouring pages.

Roman Emperors from Mr Donn
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
Rome was an Empire for over 500 years. During this time there were over 140 different emperors!

Ancient Roman Government Hierarchy from Hierarchy Structure
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
Ancient Rome was one of the most exquisite and thriving civilizations that started growing on the Italian Peninsula in the beginning of the 8th century. The civilization was centered on the city of the Rome and expanded amorously to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world.

Roman Soldier from Bible Pathway Adventures
Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources
Enjoy our free worksheet: Roman Soldier. Fun for kids to print and learn more about the Roman Empire. At the time of Yeshua (Jesus), the Roman Empire ruled Judea. Life for a Roman soldier was tough. They were often involved in intense battles. Simply right-click the worksheet, save to your computer and print. Feel free to share with others, too!

Ancient Rome Coloring Pages from Coloring.ws
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Coloring pages to inspire children learning about Italy.

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Freebie Friday ~ Ancient China Resources

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Freebie Friday - Ancient China

Writing Chinese Calligraphy: “Home” from Education.com
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This Chinese calligraphy worksheet brings together making art and learning language for your child. See how the Chinese character for “home” evolved from a picture of a pig cozy under a roof, and then practice writing the character yourself!

Chinese New Year Girl 3D Paper Model from DLTK Holidays
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This is one of the more complicated crafts on the DLTK websites, but it is a fairly simple example of a three dimensional paper model and provides a good introduction to the fun and time consuming hobby of paper modeling.

Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. This little girl is dressed up and ready to celebrate. She has a sign for each of the years (2012 is the Year of the Dragon, 2013 is the Year of the Snake, 2014 is the Year of the Horse, etc.)

Chinese New Year Crown or Hat from DLTK HOlidays
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
A simple construction paper ‘hat’ the kids have fun making, decorating and wearing! We like making tissue paper flowers to decorate it, but you can use markers, stickers, glitter or gel pens instead.

Chinese Dragon TP Roll Craft from DLTK Holidays
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This is a simple craft to do for Chinese New Year or as a generic dragon craft.

The folded paper strips between the tp-roll halves means that the dragon craft can move around as if it is dancing!

The Chinese Dragon Dance is a traditional dance that involve people dressing up in costumes to make full sized “puppets”. Martial arts moves, bells and drums accompany the dances.

The traditional dragon costume is made by many performers. In the picture below you can see the performers hanging onto the poles and moving the dragon.

Chinese New Year’s Lantern Craft from DLTK Holidays
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
You can hang up just one paper lantern or make a bunch and string them up to decorate the house or classroom.

There is a template for each of the Chinese New Year zodiac animals.

Ancient China Lapbook study created by Jimmie, Wende, and Ami
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
Most of the information, mini-books, and ideas are from Jimmie\’s Squidoo Lens on Ancient China. Used with permission.

Hey There Ancient China – A Parody for Ancient China Primary Studies from Mister Chandlers Songs for Learning on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This is an educational parody that I am offering for free. When I taught 2nd grade we studied Ancient China and their inventions, and I always wanted to do a parody of the Plain White Tees “Hey There Delilah” and change it to Hey Ancient China. I hope your students like it and it helps them learn more about it!

from Jessica Orth on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This is a foldable that can be used for teaching about Ancient Chinese Geography and Agriculture. It is ready to print and includes easy step-by step directions. The foldable has information based from a particular textbook, but I feel it could be used with many different materials. Its sections require students to:

*Draw and label the Huang River on a map
*Fill in the Blank
*Draw a levee
*Create their own recipe using foods from Ancient China

I have also included an answer key for your use with this assignment. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to make this product more suitable for you! I hope you enjoy!

Ancient China Class Play/Assembly from Susan Russell on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
This Ancient China Class Play/Assembly is one of a *set written by me. It covers all the areas of work the children will have done in class (the beginnings of a great civilization, Confucius, the First Emperor, Life in Ancient China, the four great inventions,) – all delivered by the 12 animals of the Zodiac! Ideal for Grades 3 – 8 and parts for all abilities. This curriculum-based play is fun but informative – guaranteed to be enjoyed by children and adults alike! This play is typical of all my plays – “written by a teacher, for teachers” – easy to deliver, and fun to perform, with seating plan included. The only difference with this one is that I suggest the use of ancient Chinese music whereas in my other plays my suggestions are always of a rock n roll variety – which really lifts the performance.

Easy Ancient China Summaries from Middle School Marketplace on Teachers Pay Teachers
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These summaries can be used with an ancient civilizations curriculum. They are designed for English Language Learners or very low readers. This unit includes five easy summaries about ancient Chinese geography, dynasties, inventions, Buddhism, and Confucianism & Taoism.

Ancient China Video Questions – Youtube Video Link Included! Free! from Lesson Plan Ninja on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Ancient China – Movie Questions for Time Life’s, “Lost Civilizations: China, Dynasties of Power” documentary. Narrated by Sam Waterston, this 35 minute documentary covers the first dynasty of China, the Shang, and the first emperor of China, Chin. It also focuses on oracle bones, the Great Wall, silk and Chinese inventions.

Also included is a weblink to the video so you can play the video online. Video questions are very short and very easy to answer, so your students can concentrate on the video. An answer key is provided with the file.

Ancient China Study Flashcards from Veni vidi vici on Teachers Pay Teachers
Freebie Friday - Ancient China
22 flashcards to study for Ancient China. These can be cut up and used for many different activities!

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