Lesson Plan For Homeschool Mom Sick Day

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Homeschool Mom Sick Day

Even if you are a veteran homeschooler or a newbie, having a plan for those days when you are too ill to accomplish the lesson plans will serve you well in those hours of needing rest.

First start a Pinterest board of ideas, or a note in Evernote, or a word doc on ideas and links. This way you can make decisions now while your head is not exhausted from being sick.

The Goal is Have a Plan for Homeschool Mom Sick Day!

Homeschool Mom Sick Day Online Ideas

  • iHN has a monthly thread of Famous Birthday Lessons and Unit Studies. Print out a few copies of this notebook page, Famous Birthday PDF, and have your students select a famous person to learn more about.
  • Maybe just giving them time on their iPad on PBS to play games will be all it takes for some time for a nap.
  • Khan Academy is a favorite at my house for learning how to do things. Let your kids have fun with Hour of Code.

Homeschool Mom Sick Day Project Ideas

  • Have your kids follow directions to Build Your Own Board Game. My kids really enjoy making board games. They still talk about the Health Matters DIY Science Board Game they created. (PS order supplies early if you want to provide some extra direction.)
  • If you get really desperate for an activity and have a bar of ivory soap give your kids the link to this post on Ivory Soap Experiment.
  • Have them Design Their Own Colony. They might enjoy establishing their own rules.
  • Even giving your kids all the sheets and blankets in the house to build forts should buy you a few moments of rest. My boys enjoyed building a Hooverville Fort in their bedroom one afternoon. The idea came from The Great Depression Hands-on Activities.
  • Sometimes just having a box of tape, paper, string, and random supplies can allow kids an opportunity to create a new invention. Maybe even challenge them to build something that will keep an egg from breaking when dropped from different heights.

Homeschool Mom Sick Day Movie and Book Ideas

    • Have students write their own literature study guide of their favorite book.
    • Go ahead and read through this list of 197 Educational YouTube Channels and select the ones you want your kids to watch.
    • If you have Amazon or Netflix have your queue loaded with movies ready to play when you need them.
    • Find a new app for your kids to play at Educational App Store.
    • Scroll through this list of free classic audiobooks for ideas.
    • You can also find trial memberships for things like audio books and videos at Amazon. Sometimes it might just be worth a few extra dollars to buy a new audio book for them to enjoy for the day.
    • Liberty Kids and Marvelous Musical Mansion are two movies that were family favorites at my house when my kids were younger.

I hope these ideas help get you thinking about ideas for your kids. Flu season is coming and it will be great to have a plan.

Bonus: Go ahead and use these ideas for an in service day. You deserve one!

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