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Preschool Writing

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Preschool writing activities for homeschool or classroom, parents or teachers. Topics covered include sidewalk chalk, drawing, making letters of the alphabet, fine motor skills practice to strengthen hand muscles for future writing, card making, letter play, games & more! 

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Sidewalk Chalk Writing Practice

Changing the scenery, the utensils, or the writing surface can often help to motivate a less-than-willing writer.  My 4-1/2 year old is a beginning writer who is sometimes rather reluctant.  Yesterday we were playing with sidewalk chalk on the driveway when he called me over to see what he had written all on his own […]

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Arts and Crafts

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Arts and crafts for preschool kids and toddlers, for homeschool or classroom, parents or teachers!  Projects include painting, salt dough projects, stamping, nature art, drawing, card making, ornaments, seasonal and holiday crafts, upcycled and recycled projects, fingerprint, handprint, and footprint keepsake art, calm down bottles, fingerpaint, bubble art, crafts with rainbows, candle making, DIY wrapping […]

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Learning Activities

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Preschool learning activities for homeschool or classroom, parents or teachers. Topics covered include preschool math, preschool reading, preschool science, and preschool writing activities and games.

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125+ Ways to Practice Making Letters

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  Here are lots of different ways you and your child can practice making letters!  A lot of the ideas use everyday objects you have around the house, so could basically be considered FREE, or at least very thrifty!  These “making letters” ideas will mostly appeal to the 2-5 year old age group, especially the […]

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Arts and Crafts Learning Activities Math Reading Science Writing Parenting Play Activities Christmas BOB Books Printables …how a former teacher and her little ones do preschool at home! SUBSCRIBE NOW!  What We’ve Been Up to Recently… Our Favorite Christmas Books: Part TwoWe have been enjoying TONS of Christmas books this holiday season, so I […]

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5 Little Pumpkins Fingerprint Cards for Halloween

fingerprints pumpkin cards

Today we made some cute and simple pumpkins fingerprint cards for Luke and Lilah’s grandma and aunt for Halloween.  These were inspired by Make and Takes’ Sweet Little Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards – Aren’t they darling? – and our favorite Halloween book, Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino!  I especially love them because we finally found a way to […]

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Our 2013-2014 Preschool & Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum Plan

kindergarten homeschool curriculum plan

We have decided to officially homeschool our oldest who’s 5-1/2 for kindergarten this year, and continue with preschool at home for our youngest who just turned 4 years old. Over the next few posts, I’ll share with you the curriculum and resources we’ll be using this year, our school room set up, our organization systems, […]

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