If you are looking for creative and innovative ways to teach a variety of subjects, then take a look at Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop. This site designed by homeschool mom and illustrator, Ellen McHenry, provides games, activities, unit studies, music, videos, downloadables and much more, all free for you to use in your classroom.
Mrs. McHenry created these resources during her years teaching science classes to homeschool children ages 8-14 and wanted to share with others who might find them useful in their own classrooms.
When arriving at the website homepage, visitors can browse through the "What's New" section on the sidebar, or check out the "Free Downloads" tab to find resources arrange in categories including:
Choose the music tab to listen to educational songs such as "The DNA Song", "The Classification Song", and "The Lever Rap".
On the Videos tab, look to the sidebar to find a variety of science art videos as well as map drawing videos and more art videos.
You will definitely want to set time aside to browse through everything that Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop has to offer and bookmark this site to come back to often.