Printable Homework and Morning Work – and how I’m using it in my kindergarten homeschool!

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This past year I have been doing kindergarten homeschool with my oldest child, who just turned 6. By mid-year, his reading and math skills were advanced enough that I wanted to introduce him to some independent work — both for the additional benefits and challenges that would provide him, as well as for having

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Blueberry Banana Muffins: Baking and Book Making

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This past week the kids and I did 3 themed learning activities involving blueberry banana muffins! Yum! We baked together, did a hands-on, messy play activity in the sand box that the kids have begged to repeat all week long, and even wrote and illustrated books about the process that the kids enjoy “reading”

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

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My kids and I are huge fans of classic stories. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are some of our favorites, and of course the most popular of those is The Tale of Peter Rabbit. To give my kids a chance to act out the story which is GREAT for comprehension, I created a

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Our Favorite Picture Books

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These are some of our favorite picture books (in alphabetical order). By favorite, I mean we’ve read them minimally 10 times each…true favorites! Click on the title to see the full blog post or a link to the title on Amazon. Check back often for new additions! Our Favorite Picture Books Arthur’s Chicken Pox

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FREE BOB Books worksheets Set 1, Book 12

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The final set of free BOB Books worksheets for Set 1 are here! These printable packs go along with Book 12! Once again my printables are delayed, but my packs for books 10, 11, and 12 should all be up this week!In the meantime, be sure to follow these links to find great printables

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Printables for BOB Books: 10 Cut-Ups {Set 1, Book 9}

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The FREE BOB Books printables for Set 1, Book 9 — 10 Cut-Ups — are here! My printables can be downloaded here in my Teachers Pay Teachers store for FREE! You can also download free printable packs for Book 9 from: 3 Dinosaurs This Reading Mama Walking by the Way Royal Baloo Don’t forget

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FREE printables for BOB Books Set 1 Book 8: Muff and Ruff

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For more great BOB Books go-along activities and printables, be sure to follow my BOB Books Pinterest board! Here are the next set of FREE BOB Books printables for Set 1, Book 8: Muff and Ruff!! These free printable sheets of activities for kids are designed to go-along with the BOB Books for beginning

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BOB Books Printables Jig and Mag Set 1 Book 7

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Today I have FREE BOB Books printables to share with you for Set 1, Book 7: Jig and Mag!! These free printable activities for kids are designed to go-along with the BOB Books for beginning readers: You can click this link or the image below to see Set 1 at Barnes & Noble. Grab

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Free BOB Books Printables: Books 1-6

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For more fun kids’ activities from In Lieu of Preschool, follow me on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Sulia, RSS, and/or get posts in your email today! The FREE BOB Books printables are back and back on track! 3 Dinosaurs, In Lieu of Preschool (me!), Rockabye Butterfly, Royal Baloo, This Reading Mama, and Walking by the

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Merry Christmas Letter Play for Kids

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This bath time is part of the Wash & Learn series with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose and Bath Activities for Kids, who originally inspired us to try themed bath play. This time Crystal and I are both focusing on letters once again because while learning the alphabet is obviously very important for

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