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First you'll find our Current Freebie. This is a full unit, exactly the same format as all other units on our site.

Second is our $5 eBook of the week. Yes, every week we offer a new eBook for only $5. These eBooks change every Wednesday.

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Our current Freebie is


In honor of our 10th Year in Business


Download this unit to get a better understanding of our products, each of our products has the same layout and sections so any unit you purchase will be in the same format. The free product is our Project Pack Plus eBook Version, it has both our Project Pack (Lapbooking) and our Note Pack (Notebooking) options in the download, but both options can be ordered individually as well.


Teachers and Homeschool parents love our high-interest, hands-on curriculum including Lapbook Project Packs and Notebooking Packs. With this unit study you will be able to teach your 4th-10th grade classroom about metals.  Metals are chemical elements that are characterized as durable, lustrous, and strong.  They are so strong and malleable that no other materials compare!  Make your lesson planning easy with the Metals Curriculum  from In the Hands of a Child. This pack includes a 6-day Planning Guide, Related Reading, 15 Hands-On Activities,  a 9-page Research Guide, and Answer Key.  Students will be introduced to the properties of metal, the periodic table, types of metals, key regions where metals are found, mining for metal, recycling, and more.


Click Here to Download the Lapbook Version 1445E.pdf

Click Here to Download the Note Pack Version 1445NP.pdf

Download both and you have our Project Pack Plus eBook Version!


This Week's $5 eBook

NOTE: The discount will appear after you have added the eBook to your shopping cart. 


For thousands of years, lighthouses around the world's coastlines have saved ships from being lost at sea or wrecked on the coastline's rocky shore. Lighthouses are fascinating for kids of all ages and this week we are bringing you

TWO units so you can light up this subject across several grade levels!

Make your lesson planning easy with the one or both of our units about these enchanting pieces of world history.

The first one is Lighthouses for grades 4 - 8. 
This unit includes a 6-day Planning Guide, Related Reading List, 15 Hands-On Activities, an 11-page Research Guide, and a complete Answer Key. 

Concepts include a lighthouse timeline, main functions of a lighthouse, parts of a lighthouse, an introduction to light, lighthouse characteristics, lighthouse keepers, famous lighthouses of the world, and modern lighthouses.

The second one is What is a Lighthouse? for grades K -3.
This unit includes a 6-day Planning Guide, Related Reading List, 12 Hands-On Activities, and a 7-page Research Guide.

Concepts include the main areas of a lighthouse, light, famous lighthouses, lighthouse characteristics, lighthouse keepers, and modern lighthouses.



When adding this unit to your cart, choose the Lapbook eBook or Note Pack eBook (if available) option. 


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