Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Bugs Bunny Day Specials, and Cinco de Mayo Specials at UnitStudy.com

We love using Unit Studies here in our homeschool but sometimes life gets the best of me and I just don’t have time to gather the materials and activities together. Instead of beating myself up and feeling bad about it I know I can trust the folks over at UnitStudy.com to have something already made up that I can use for whatever adventure we are leaning towards.

This week they are having some great specials on the Mother’s Day unit studies as well as Father’s Day, and Bugs Bunny Day which I know my kids will be wanting to celebrate. They will also be having a Cinco de Mayo special from May 3-5 so be sure to check out that deal too!

Check out the specials below and then make sure to head over and enter into the giveaway! Good Luck!

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Mother’s & Father’s Day Set 40% Off!

The package includes the following two unit studies:

 

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day 26% Off

 

“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Mother’s Day is a fun day for children of all ages—from the excitement of making and giving gifts to planning special surprises for Mom. Why not enjoy a week-long Mother’s Day celebration? Really!

  • Quest 1: What Is Mother’s Day
  • Quest 2: The History of Mother’s Day
  • Quest 3: Celebrating Mother’s Day
  • Quest 4: Preparations for Mother’s Day
  • Quest 5: Goodies for Mother’s Day

Mere, Madre, Moeder, Mother—whatever language you say it in, love abounds. A mother’s nature is to nurture . . .

Use this opportunity to help your children understand more about your special relationship with them, learn a little Mother’s Day history, and help them prepare for a fun celebration in honor of the mothers who enrich their lives, whether that’s their own mother or grandmother or another special woman. It’s worth the extra effort to make Mother’s Day a special adventure—an exciting week that everyone will remember for many years to come!

Father's Day

Father’s Day 26% Off!

 

“Honor your father and your mother,
so that you may live long in the land
the LORD your God is giving you.”
Exodus 20:12

Dads are so important to families, and Father’s Day provides a chance for children to learn more about their dad and recognize all that he does for them.

From some of the fathers in the Bible to the history of Father’s Day, this study is rich with lessons in character, appreciation, and love.

  • Quest 1: What Is Father’s Day?
  • Quest 2: The History of Father’s Day
  • Quest 3: Celebrating Father’s Day
  • Quest 4: Preparing for Father’s Day
  • Quest 5: Goodies for Father’s Day

Celebrate Dad with this memory-making study!

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Today Only! Crazy Cartoons 62% Off!

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”  – Walt Disney
Do you have a doodler in the house or a budding artist that loves to create? An obsessed designer of construction blocks? Help bring out their creativity with Crazy Cartoons, and watch their eyes light up as they learn!

  • Quest 1: What Is a Cartoon?
  • Quest 2: The Story of Cartoons
  • Quest 3: Science Secrets of Cartoons
  • Quest 4: Cool Things About Cartoons
  • Quest 5: Goodies and Gadgets of Cartoons

I just grabbed my copy of the Crazy Cartoons and the Mother’s & Father’s Day Set …

the kids are gonna love these!

Don’t forget to check back during May 3-5 for this special:

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Expedition Mexico

Are you ready for an education vacation? Not a vacation from education, but an educational vacation, without ever leaving home!

Which country boasts jungles, volcanoes, and Mayan pyramids?

Studying a country is a great way to discover amazing animals and geographical features with your children. Here are a few of the things that they will explore with this study:

  • Quest 1: Where on Earth Is Mexico?
  • Quest 2: Some of the Special Places in Mexico
  • Quest 3: A Bit of History
  • Quest 4: Cool Things to Know About Mexico
  • Quest 5: Fun and Games in Mexico

Mariachi bands often bring Mexico to mind, but what are they?
Exciting dances can be incredibly fun, and you may already know some of them.
X marks the place on the map—some you will have heard about . . . others will be new finds!
Iguanas are often green, but how long are they?
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday in Mexico, but do you know why?
Old pyramids remain after the Mayan civilization—no need to go all the way to Egypt!

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Kirby’s Krafts Favorite Facebook Posts June 2018 and Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas

I have several Facebook Pages to help keep all of my ideas semi organized. Below are some of my favorite Kirby’s Krafts posts from the last month or two. At the bottom of the post you will find some links to the Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas.

My kids would love this!

Turn A Washcloth into a Teddy Bear

Continue reading “Kirby’s Krafts Favorite Facebook Posts June 2018 and Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas”

Happy Father’s Day!

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a day to enjoy spending time with our dads and to show appreciation for all that they do for us. Click here to learn more about this holiday. It is celebrated on the third Sunday in June.

You can also check out my Pinterest Page here  or Kirby’s Krafts  on Facebook for Father’s Day Ideas .

Below are some of the activities I found to celebrate this day:

(Use at your own discretion.)

Recipes:

Father’s Day Recipes – Allrecipes.com

Great Father’s Day Recipes | Food Network

Father’s Day Recipes | Taste of Home

Father’s Day 2017 Recipe & Menu Ideas | Epicurious.com

Father’s Day Recipes – Kraft Recipes

40+ Manly Father’s Day Recipes – Julie’s Eats & Treats

Activities:

Fathers Day Ideas for Children – Activity Village

Father’s Day Crafts and Children’s Activities – DLTK-Holidays

Fathers Day Activities Theme for Preschool – Preschool Plan It

29 Father’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make – Care.com Community

Father’s Day Crafts, Activities, Games, and Printables | KidsSoup

Videos:

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June Holidays

I will try to update this list with some fun activities as well. Feel free to click the links to find out more about the origins and meanings behind these special days. I plan to incorporate a few of these into our normal homeschool routine to add a little fun and excitement to our days. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is full of food days so as school finishes up this may be the perfect time to incorporate some cooking lessons into your day with your kids. Just be sure to keep it simple and have fun!

This month is also know as:

  • Aquarium Month
  • Candy Month
  • Dairy Month
  • Fight the Filthy Fly Month
  • National Gardening Week – First full week of month
  • National Accordion Awareness Month
  • National Adopt a Cat Month
  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
  • Rose Month
  • Turkey Lovers Month

The weeks are known as:

  • Fishing Week, Week 1
  • Email Week, Week 2
  • Lightning Safety Week – Last full week of Month

(Links will be updated closer to the dates of each holiday.)

I found this list and more here:

Flip a Coin Day (1st)

National Doughnut Day (2nd) ** the first Friday in June

**see National Doughnut Day for recipes

Applesauce Cake Day (4th)

**see Applesauce Cake Day for recipes

National Cheese Day

World Environment Day (5th)

Hot Air Balloon Day (5th)

National Yo-Yo Day (6th)

**see National Yo-Yo Day for more activities

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (7th)

**see National Chocolate Ice Cream Day for more activities

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day (9th)

**see National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day for recipes

Iced Tea Day (10th)

**see National Iced Tea Day for recipes

National Corn on the Cob Day (11th)

**see National Corn on the Cob Day for more activities

Red Rose Day (12th)

**see Red Rose Day for more activities

Flag Day (14th)

**see Flag Day  for more activities (some of these may also work for July 4th)

Fresh Veggies Day (16th) /Eat Your Vegetables Day (17th)

**see Fresh Veggies Day for more activities

Father’s Day (18th) (third Sunday)

**see Father’s Day for more activities

Ice Cream Soda Day (20th)

**see Ice Cream Soda Day  for more activities

Finally Summer Day (21st — date varies)

**see Finally Summer Day for more activities

National Chocolate Eclair Day (22nd)

**see National Chocolate Eclair Day for more activities

National Pink Day (23rd)

**see National Pink Day for more activities

National Catfish Day (25th) (Go Fishing Day is on June 18th)

**see National Catfish Day for more activities

Forgiveness Day (26th)

**see Forgiveness Day for more activities

Paul Bunyan Day (28th)

**see Paul Bunyan Day for more activities

Waffle Iron Day (29th)

**see Waffle Iron Day for more activities

Meteor Day (30th)

**see Meteor Day for more activities

Also check out:

Homeschool: June on Pinterest