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Highly motivational, top-notch penmanship practice pages on interesting topics that have kids clamoring for more. NO PREP, immediately downloadable.

Highly motivational, top-notch penmanship practice pages on interesting topics that have kids clamoring for more. NO PREP, immediately downloadable.
"An Elegant Floral Alphabet" Cursive to Trace and Copy
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"An Elegant Floral Alphabet" Cursive to Trace and Copy

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We have made handwriting practice delightful by creating beautifully illustrated pages in color with gorgeous flowers and fancy letters on each page, one for each letter of the alphabet. When your daughter (or son—many boys like this book, too!) traces or copies each sentence about yet another girl name and flower, she is taking part in completing a work of art, not just doing copy work. That makes handwriting pure delight. We start by teaching the cursive letters with dotted lines to trace, introduced in order of difficulty (the easy ones first). Throughout the book, each exercise appears in dotted letters to trace as well as in solid letters with blank lines to copy on. We also give you beautiful coloring pages to go with more than half of the exercises. You can use these as reward pages, or simply as art to go with handwriting. Plus we give you Bible verse posters, extra copy-work pages in color to use as you choose, and a flower word search puzzle at the end. Each page has a word scramble or other word game to add to the fun. Your daughter will love this book! (Many boys will be more motivated by our cursive penmanship book full of creatures that move along the ground, “Crawly Critters” Cursive Penmanship A-Z.) Sixty-three (63) usable pages of beginning cursive practice that will interest and motivate your children to do their best handwriting. The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s owner.
"A Walk in the Woods" Cursive Penmanship A-Z
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"A Walk in the Woods" Cursive Penmanship A-Z

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This copy book of beautiful, picturesque writing set amidst illustrations of natural beauty will delight kids from 4th grade through 12th. Full of word-picture scenes of the beautiful and interesting things a forest holds. Written by a homeschooling mother and daughter with the goal of giving students ample cursive practice of each letter in the alphabet. On its page each letter is repeated up to 42 times, but in sentences that are sensible yet charming enough kids will gladly do any page twice. Delightful text worth reading aloud as examples of alliteration, with breathtakingly beautiful coloring pages and a special section at the end of illustrated nature craft ideas to try. Here is a sampling of a sentence or 2 from over half of the delightful stories kids get to copy in this book: A - Acorns scattered across the forest floor are destined to become great oak trees… B - Birds bless the forest with their ballads, bringing the beautiful gift of song… C - The chipmunk scampers away, scattering leaves, and cheats the hawk of an afternoon snack… D - …They dine until satisfied. Then the deer detect danger. Suddenly, with a soft drum of hooves, they disappear into the woods… F - A shaft of light filters onto the forest floor through the firs. I find a frilly fern and finger its feathery leaf… L - Lacy leaves seem to laugh as they fall lightly to the forest floor… M At midnight, the mice are awake, meandering amid the many leaves and mosses… N - Blind birdlings rest contentedly in a round nest in a branch high above the ground… O - Old oak trees spread their strong boughs across the forest canopy, groping for light… P - Picture-perfect pines among the peaks line the peaceful pathway… R - The brush by the path rustles, and several rascally raccoons burst forth from amidst the branches… S - In the sunlight glistens a sparkling forest stream… V - Vivid violets quivering in the breeze thrive in their quiet place… W - Wildflowers waving in the wind, whisper in the wilderness. Wisps of yellow petals break off and wander away in the wind… The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s purchaser.
"Family Life in Colonial Times" Cursive Penmanship A-Z
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"Family Life in Colonial Times" Cursive Penmanship A-Z

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Come back in time with us to the Colonial days and see what life was like for non-wealthy Colonial families. Discover a world without TV, radio, electricity, flush toilets, or central heating. Copy cursive text and do our suggested activities to experience a world that revolves around nature, growing things, hard work, rural living, and simple pleasures. We have pioneered a new concept in penmanship, with our A-Z History Unit Study Penmanship Series, which includes well-researched history content along with ideas and activities to help make history come alive for your children. 41 usable pages of highly interesting penmanship and Colonial activities, including: 5 recipes for an authentic Colonial meal, a Colonial paper doll with costumes, Colonial crafts to make, plus activity ideas for your family to enjoy, either as a family or with your homeschool support group. (Ideas for both contexts are provided.) The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s owner.
"African Safari" Cursive Penmanship A-Z
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"African Safari" Cursive Penmanship A-Z

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Kids love African animals, like lions, elephants, zebras and giraffes! This highly motivating penmanship copy book has all of these animals and much more, including many you have probably never heard of before - 26 African animals in all. This book contains the following features: 26 copy-work pages, one for each letter of the alphabet, with each one featuring a different African animal Low-saturation colored pictures of each animal (requires less color toner, or you can print in black and white) 27 extra lined pages, 5 in color and 22 in black and white, with 4 different line sizes A coloring page each for most of the animals (19 total) PLUS you get 22 additional reward pages: 3 drawing lessons (elephant, lion, giraffe) 6 section review crossword puzzles 4 picture hunt challenges A “What’s Different” picture puzzle A word search puzzle 5 additional word puzzles 2 mazes 94 usable pages. This book, which is part of our Animals of the Continents Penmanship Series, can be used with our African Safari Unit Study if desired, or it can be used alone. The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the books purchaser.
"A Trip to the Zoo" A-Z SlantPrint Penmanship
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"A Trip to the Zoo" A-Z SlantPrint Penmanship

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Children Love A Trip to the Zoo! Your child will love copying text about favorite zoo animals and other zoo features in this Slant Print copy-work book, with an average of about 30 words per page. Here’s what you get in this book: 4 zoo-animal mazes to help your young child develop writing readiness 3 alphabet practice pages to help your child learn and practice the individual lower-case and upper-case letters 26 illustrated copy-work pages, A to Z, with a different zoo animal or feature for each letter of the alphabet to give your child practice in writing all of the letters in a sentence context, with special emphasis on that letter of the alphabet in the text 27 simple, good-quality zoo-animal coloring pages to use as Art and/or as reward pages for a job well done and/or as part of a notebook for a unit study on animals or zoos This book makes great transitional handwriting practice for late first through third grades before going on to cursive handwriting. It is also a great fancy handwriting practice for older kids (grades 4-6) who can perfect this simple style of fancy lettering to use on anything that requires it. Buy this book once, and you can use it for any member of your immediate household indefinitely. That means you can use it for both a younger child who has already learned to print but has not yet learned cursive and for an older child who wants to learn and practice this fancy handwriting style. 60 usable pages. Please note: This book is also available in manuscript print writing: “A Trip to the Zoo” Manuscript Penmanship. The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s purchaser. (Slant Print is a writing format that transitions from manuscript to cursive. It is quite beautiful and can be used for fancy writing on cards or gift labels, as well as for helping your child to make the transition from manuscript to cursive handwriting.)
Artistic Valentine Cards
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Artistic Valentine Cards

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On Valentine’s Day, emphasize Christian love and unity in your family while making beautiful cards together. This beautiful craft book gives you ideas, instructions, and techniques for creating beautiful Valentine cards (with an emphasis on Christian love in the family, not on romance). The examples in full color are actual cards made by the Dunlap children at ages 5 to 15. However, this book can be used by kids younger than 5 (with stickers) and by older teens and adults (using the techniques shown, in finer detail). In this book we also give you heart, flower, and butterfly pictures in color to glue on your cards, Bible verses on love from 1 John that can be printed, cut out and glued onto your cards, plus, as a bonus, how to make cookie Valentines, how to arrange a dozen roses, and how to encourage your kids to keep on going in creative ways. Did you know that Valentine, the Christian martyr we celebrate, died because he upheld traditional marriage at a time when the king had outlawed marriage and was encouraging immorality? Read the story, so relevant to our current times, in this book. Inspire your kids today to be creative and practice giving by making some of these cards for others. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s owner.
"Organic Gardening" - Art & Nature Science Unit #1
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"Organic Gardening" - Art & Nature Science Unit #1

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Illustrated with beautiful full-color graphics, photos, and paintings by famous artists, this Art & Nature Science Unit on Organic Gardening, which was the premier issue of Artistic Nature Magazine, includes the following features: Nature Articles Water, soil, bees and pollination, orcharding, successful vegetable gardening, 4 basic plant needs, kitchen composting, little kids’ worm compost project, At-a-Glance Gardening, warm and cold weather crops, chill hours for fruit trees, soil pH, sunlight requirements, beneficial insects, bats and toads, weed math Our Family and Home School Gardening, orcharding, plant experimentation, and old-fashioned values Poems (with originals by Joy Marie Dunlap) Sunflower, Planting Little Trees, What Plant Part I’m Eating, Foods under the Ground, God Made Good Soils Paintings Biography of artist Vincent van Gogh, with 3 of his paintings: Blossoming fruit tree Blossoms against the sky, with instructions so children can paint the same scene themselves Gardeners and small child learning to walk in the garden Coloring Pages Planting, ladybugs, bats, toad, pea plants, skunk, bees and blossoms, plus a coloring page to go with the color cover of this unit study. Activities To Do Gardening, composting, tree planting, caring for fruit trees, introducing beneficial insects and creatures to your garden Bible Reciting Psalm 1 with hand motions, verses from Genesis and Psalms, creation vs. evolution: how can plants know how to grow? Story from History Saint Patrick, missionary to Ireland Fun Puzzles and Activity Pages Fruit word search, vegetable word search, crossword puzzle, mazes, color-by-number, “what’s different?” This Art & Nature Science Unit includes enough material for a gardening unit study. (You are always free to add in books, videos, and other materials from the library or any other activity you choose!) One of the advantages of using this book is that you can print out any page the day it is used, and when your child is through with that page, it can be put into a notebook that becomes a record of what that child has learned and done. Your children can then decorate the pages and add pages from other sources you or they choose as the unit progresses. So download this book and get started on your Art & Nature Science Unit on Organic Gardening today!
"Nesting Birds" - Art & Nature Science Unit #2
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"Nesting Birds" - Art & Nature Science Unit #2

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Illustrated with beautiful full-color graphics, photos, and paintings by famous artists, this Art & Nature Science Unit on Nesting Birds, which was the second issue of Artistic Nature Magazine, includes the following features: Nature Articles Bird nests around the world, robin nest (cup), emperor penguin nest (feet), oriole nest (pouch), swallow nest (mud), hummingbird nest (world’s smallest), pileated woodpecker nest (tree cavity), wood duck nest, Eastern bluebird in crisis, bluebird nesting boxes, meadowlark nest (ground), gila woodpecker nest (cactus), burrowing owl nest (underground) Science Journal Page Nest types journal page to use again and again Artist Masterpieces Biography of American artist John James Audubon, with 2 of his paintings: Blue buntings Meadowlarks Activities To Do Gathering nesting materials for birds, attracting birds with water, decorated nest cupcakes, what to do when a bird is hurt, have a Mother’s Day tea Bible Parable of the Mustard Seed Art Experiences Decorating an egg or spatter-painting a natural-looking egg, how to paint a meadowlark, glue a bird on a nest and decorate with feathers and nesting materials, pictures to use for Mother’s Day cards, decorating the table for Mother’s Day. Poetry “To the First Robin” by Louisa May Alcott, “Robin’s Secret,” plus 3 original poems by Joymarie Dunlap: “God Taught the Birds” “The Meadowlark’s Song” “Waking Up to Bird Sounds” Stories Jonathan’s swallow nest story, Joymarie’s childhood – watching an egg hatch, “Kara’s Breakfast in Bed for Mama” by Joymarie and Jennaya Dunlap Our Family and Home School Bird watching, watching nesting swallows, watching a baby chick hatch, our son Justin’s meadowlark painting, Jennaya gets close to baby kingbirds, meadowlarks die off in the meadow by our house, Jennaya’s beautiful Mother’s Day tea Coloring Pages (with art instructions and teaching) Robin’s nest and apple blossoms, oriole pouch nest, barn swallow mud nest, tiny hummingbird nest, woodpecker tree-cavity nest, painted bunting nest (with high-school level coloring instructions for watercolor pencils), crossbill nest, wood duck nest, bluebird box and babies, saguaro cactus nest, vase of roses (Mother’s Day) Fun Puzzle and Activity Pages Nesting materials word search, hen house maze, nest mazes, egg picture to decorate, nesting birds crossword, dot-to-dot, “what’s different” in 2 nest pictures EXTRA! Includes a special 10-page Mother’s Day section, with colorful pictures and sentiments to use in making Mom a card, instructions for having a Mother’s Day tea, a heartwarming and humorous story, and an article on how to love Mom in practical ways all year. You can add in books, videos, other library materials or any other activity you choose to make this a unit study of your very own! So download this book and get started on your Art & Nature Science Unit on Nesting Birds today!
"28 Great Quotes from US Presidents" Cursive Penmanship
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"28 Great Quotes from US Presidents" Cursive Penmanship

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Quotes from past inaugurations and other speeches by US presidents This penmanship book was created to affirm the importance of keeping God, prayer, and the Bible in government. It is a compilation of quotes from US presidential speeches that affirm both the necessity and the wisdom of seeking God’s guidance and providence in government and living by His Word. Students copy the quotes to practice their cursive handwriting. (We suggest copying one quote per week.) This book, which was compiled, created, and illustrated by a highly gifted homeschooled student (now graduated, with her writing published in all 3 of the What Really Happened series of books from Bramley Books) can be used for history, civics, government, handwriting, Bible, and character in your homeschool. The professional handwriting font set used in our penmanship books is used by public schools across the U.S. This book is reproducible for all students living in the same home as the book’s purchaser. Quotes About This Product The font chosen for this book is easy to copy, which I think sets the student up for a positive experience. Not only is my son seeing an immediate improvement in his writing skills, he is copying hand selected quotes from some of our nations greatest presidents - words chosen because they assert the importance of God’s word while imparting Godly wisdom. This is well done, and the fact that a 12-year-old homeschool student created it is absolutely amazing! Kathy Davis homeschoolbuzz.com