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Our Favorite Christmas Books: Part Two
We have been enjoying TONS of Christmas books this holiday season, so I thought it'd be nice to share the[...]
Our Favorite Christmas Books: Part One
We have been reading and enjoying TONS of Christmas books for toddler and preschool aged kids this holiday season!  I[...]
Toys and Games for Fine Motor Practice
There are lots of easy, simple, and free fine motor skills activities you can do at home, but sometimes you[...]
125+ Ways to Practice Making Letters
  Here are lots of different ways you and your child can practice making letters!  A lot of the ideas[...]

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Genny Upton, M.A.Ed.

In Lieu of Preschool & Parent Teach Play

About the Author

Genny has been sharing preschool-at-home activities here at In Lieu of Preschool since 2011.  She has 7 years combined experience as a 5th grade classroom teacher and a K-5 Title I Reading Specialist.  Genny has been a stay at home mom now for almost 10 years, and has 4 children ages 9, 8, 2, and 1.  She currently teaches her 4th and 3rd graders, and writes about their homeschool adventures on ParentTeachPlay.  Genny is excited about "round two" of preschool with her current toddlers, so look for lots of all new activities here on In Lieu of Preschool!   

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