Things to Do: October

Fall fun with celebrations, falling leaves, hibernation, and dozens of free downloads!

  1. Balance a checkbook.
  2. Explore our 366 ways to Write Something Every Day!
  3. Explore shapes.
  4. Make a bird feeder — out of a pumpkin!
  5. Watch an internal combustion engine in action {free unit study} (October 3).
  6. Not free, but worth a look:
  7. Help your student develop listening skills with these five natural tips.
  8. Use these 20 ways to choose a creative writing topic.
  9. Add life to your history studies.
  10. Celebrate Columbus Day {free unit study} (October 12).
  11. Practice the parts of speech with a diamond poem.
  12. Creatively and effectively educate your gifted learner at home.
  13. Explore portmanteau words.
  14. Ready to tackle poetry? Here are several poetry studies to try this month:
  15. Study with Einstein {free unit study} (October 17).
  16. Interact with literature by exploring cause and effect.
  17. Identify real learning with these 7 characteristics.
  18. Create a timeline.
  19. Learn about vacuum tubes, the precursor to today’s compact electronics {free unit study} (October 20).
  20. Make sure your children know how to fill out a form.
  21. Tackle some confusing words: Perplexing Prefixes, Parts of Speech, & Shades of Meaning.
  22. Draw something with Crayola {free unit study} (October 23).
  23. Check out these tips for developing your own unique homeschool approach.
  24. Borrow from these eight ways to easily teach art appreciation.
  25. Then take a new look at picture study.
  26. View life under a microscope {free unit study} (October 24).
  27. Help your student think critically.
  28. Use one of these 5 tips for teaching writing.
  29. Find balance.
  30. Visit Nevada {free unit study} (October 31).
  31. Review what happens during a presidential election.
  32. Save money around the home {20 Easy Ways}.
  33. Enjoy one of these free eBooks (and activities):
  34. Explore these 10 tips for living on one income while homeschooling.
  35. Learn from a master.
  36. Take advantage of one of these great finds:

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Things to Do: Learning Ideas for Each Month
Things to Do: Learning Ideas for Each Month

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