Home Economics

Heather Leach

 Welcome to the Home Economics lessons on SchoolhouseTeachers.com! 


Welcome to Home Economics with Heather Leach! This six-month course is designed to help elementary and younger middle school students learn about their roles in their families and how they can practice habits and disciplines that will help them grow spiritually, emotionally, and socially. There are plenty of printable worksheets to keep little hands busy, and there are tips included to help you with the lessons. So if you’re ready, let’s dive in!


Week One: Personal Appearance/Who am I?

Week Two: Personal Hygiene

Week Three: Personal Time Management

Week Four: What is My Role?

Week Five: Good Cleaning Habits and Teamwork

Week Six: Money Management

Week Seven: Money Management, Part Two


Week Eight: What Is Hospitality?

Week Nine: Food and Nutrition

Week Ten: Party Planning Part One: Menu

Week Eleven: Party Planning Part Two: Basic Cleaning Skills

The Kitchen 

Week Twelve: Welcome to the Kitchen

Week Thirteen: Introduction to Measuring

Week Fourteen: Introduction to Using Kitchen Tools

Week Fifteen: Review Week


Week Sixteen: Basic Cooking

Week Seventeen: Cooking Breakfast

Week Eighteen: What’s For Lunch?

Week Nineteen: Preparing Dinner


Week Twenty: Organization/Self-Management Review

Week Twenty-One: Time Management Review

Week Twenty-Two: Hospitality Review

Week Twenty-Three: Meal Planning Review

 Home-Economics final

Heather Leach photo

Heather Leach was born and raised in Indiana. Mother of four, wife to one, lover of God and coffee. Her background in childcare and love of organization helps with her homeschool and church activities. When she is not teaching, writing, or taking care of her home, Heather enjoys gardening, taking care of the family farm, reading Jane Austen novels, and hanging out with friends. You can find Heather on her website The Homemakers Journal for more homemaking tips, recipes, and homeschooling ideas.