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

printable homework

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

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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ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game

abc find write erase

Did you see the Bath Tub Drawing Boards we created?  If not, hop over to our sister site, Parent Teach Play, to see those first and then come back here to see the fun ABC Find Write Erase Bath Game we made up to use with our drawing boards!  This game is great for beginning […]

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

Easter activities

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 Peter […]

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Our Favorite Picture Books

favorite picture books

  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 […]

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7 Activities to Play & Learn Letters

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!  I featured over 25 heart activities for kids last week, so be […]

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