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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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Artsy Leaf Rubbing: Nature Art for Kids

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The kids and I tried our hands at leaf rubbings today!  Oma and Grandad visited us this week on their way home from a multi-state trip and Oma brought L&L several different types of leaves they had collected.  The leaves were already starting to become brittle, so this was a perfect way to get a […]

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Love the Journey — Homeschooling Principles to Practices

Love the Journey: Homeschooling Principles to Practices book review for homeschool parents

Do you know the feeling you get when you find something so exciting you just can’t wait to share it? Well, that’s exactly how I feel right now! I have stumbled upon a brand new homeschool book titled Love the Journey – Homeschooling Principles to Practices. It’s written to encourage teaching moms…especially those who are […]

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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 something […]

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Our 2013-2014 Preschool & Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum Plan

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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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Resources for Home School

Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a Jeweled Rose, and Learn with Play at Home.  Be sure to follow our Tuesday Tots Pinterest board! Thanks to all who shared on Tuesday Tots last week!  There were several educational helps that really stood out to me in […]

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The ABCs of How to Home Preschool: U-Z

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 The ABCs of How to Home Preschool Today I’m sharing with you Day Six of the ABCs of How to Home Preschool series!  Today I’ll be sharing with you letters U-Z. If you missed the Day One opener, click here.   If you missed Day Two, letters A-E, click here.   If you missed Day Three, letters F-J, click here.   If you missed Day […]

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