Tuesday, November 24, 2015

New Homeschool Bits News!

Homeschool bits is under new management. Donna Bathalter of Teacher Book Bag is the new owner. Brenda T. will continue to write for us. Black Friday, November 27th, will be an incredible sale for both companies. Teacher Book Bag has permanently slashed the price of all individual titles to $1.00 or less. On top of that, all titles will be 75% off on Black Friday. Homeschool bits titles will be 50% off on Black Friday. This is a great time to stock up on your curriculum supplements!
Post about this on social media, send the URL to HSBdbathalter@gmail.com, and we'll send you a free link to the homeschool bits or Teacher Book Bag title of your choice. Let your friends know as well!! We have new titles in the works!

Please follow the new blog as this one will not be up-to-date. Thank you everyone!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Dinosaurs & Other Prehistoric Creatures Mini Match

A homeschool bits Freebie!

I hope you enjoy this Dinosaur & Other Prehistoric Creatures Mini Match. Includes 25 various dinosaurs and prehistoric creature mini match cards for a matching game, and a cut and paste name activity on large coloring cards 22 pages.

Reindeer (Caribou) Fun Study PLUS Speedy Lapbook!

Please check out the 62-page preview...

This unit includes a "Fun Study" AND "Speedy Lapbook". Two-in-One!

This unit has worksheets and activities for various elementary levels.

-Information and activities about reindeer

-Reindeer map and facts

-Scientific classification copywork

-Reindeer review

-Reindeer diagrams (labeled and blank, also choice of color or black & white)

-Reindeer quizzes

-12 Fact Cards

-Lined copywork pages

-30 Reindeer word cards

-Reindeer match game

-Card envelope

-Hidden word puzzle

-Reindeer writing prompts

-Reindeer research activity

-Coloring pages

-Speedy Lapbook with choice of covers, 14 page mini booklet, folds & flaps, instructions, example, and answer key

-Websites for additional learning

-Text for the entire reindeer unit without the images (for the parent/teacher, older kids, or for reference and study)

and more.

New Units...

Here's the links to the latest units by homeschool bits...

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Bats - Speedy Lapbook

Bats - Speedy Lapbook

This speedy lapbook is not overwhelming and can usually be completed in one day!

Elementary grade level.

Bats sleep upside down, since the lightweight bones in their hind legs cannot support their body weight in an upright position.

Learn some basics about bats and complete a simple lapbook. Links to supporting online activities are also included.

- Helpful lapbooking links
- Example lapbook photos
- 15 page mini information booklet
- Lapbook cover page
- A total of 12 additions/foldables to add to your speedy lapbook

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Ecosystems & Biomes! A Fun Study!

Ecosystems & Biomes! A Fun Study!

This unit is very flexible for lower & higher grades. Ecosystems & Biomes! A Fun Study! was created to be fun and not overwhelming. The child will feel involved in the lesson, while learning about this topic.

A biome is made of many similar ecosystems. An ecosystem is often much smaller than a biome, although the size varies.

Included are fact and information pages, comprehension questions, Q&A worksheets, diagrams, coloring pages, facts copywork, word searches, fact cards, suggested websites, lapbook folds & flaps, lapbook example layout, and lapbook cover pages for creating a simple lapbook. 36 pages.

Dinosaurs & Other Prehistoric Creatures Copywork & Fun! Volume 1

Dinosaurs & Other Prehistoric Creatures Copywork & Fun! Volume 1

In Dinosaurs & Other Prehistoric Creatures Copywork & Fun! Volume 1 you can copy & learn a little bit about five different dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. These are the five included in this unit:


This is much more than just a copywork unit!

This copywork was created to be simple, fun, and not overwhelming. These could be used to start off the school day, or to fill the time while the parent/teacher is busy with something else.

Print, DN Manuscript, and Cursive pages included. Also included: Diagrams (labeled & blank), timeline, word seach puzzles, information pages, facts cards, copywork pages, coloring pages, and more! Suggested for grades K-5 but is very flexible for higher grades. 121 pages.

MORE volumes in this series will be available soon!

New Units...

Here's the links to the latest units by homeschool bits...

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Science Vocabulary Copywork Cards for Grade 1

Science Vocabulary Copywork Cards for Grade 1

A simple, fun resource to go along with your science or vocabulary studies. These Science Vocabulary Copywork Cards are geared for grade 1 but can be adapted for other grade levels as well, and almost any teaching style. Instructions included. 25 pages.


Print & cut the cards and copywork booklet. Place cards into an envelope, box, hat, or other container. The child/student can choose a vocabulary word, then copy it on the provided copywork strips. If there are not enough lines, staple more strips together. There are several different science topics shown in light gray on each card. You do not have to print them all.

Included: Vocabulary Cards, copywork booklet pages with 2 different line sizes, 6 coloring pages, and envelope template to store vocabulary cards.

Science vocabulary words included:
(Listed by topic)

Investigation and Safety
data, conclusion, predict, describe, observe, record, identify, investigate, evidence, recycle, dispose, reuse, goggles

air, cloud, precipitation, temperature, weather, wind

characteristic, pattern, precipitation, property, season, temperature, weather

Objects in the Sky
appearance, characteristic, cloud, day, moon, night, pattern, position, Sun

Physical Properties
hand lens, mass, matter, notebook, object, pattern, relative, texture, tools, physical property

property, soil, texture, component

cycle, natural, resource, system, water, pattern, stream, lake, ocean

Natural Resources
rock, sand, soil, water, system

motion, position, pull, push, magnet

energy, motion, position, closer, nearer, farther, straight, zigzag, back and forth, round and round, fast, slow

energy, light

energy, heat energy, heating, cooling, freezing, melting

energy, sound

Living and Non-Living
basic need, environment, life cycle, living, nonliving, offspring, organism

characteristic, environment, life cycle, offspring, organism, resemble, survive

basic need, environment, life cycle, living, nonliving, offspring, organism

environment, external characteristic, interdependence

Food Chain
energy, transfer, food chain