Perfecting Preschool: Toys

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You can’t have preschoolers without play. In fact, play should make up about 80% of your “schooling”, because it’s God’s built-in learning system for children. It’s what kids do best – and what makes them the most happy. Kids learn when they are happy. I dare you to try and teach a screaming, crying, miserable […]

Perfecting Preschool: Schedule

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My goal this year has been to somehow begin a formal preschool program for my 4 and 2 year old toddlers while continuing to educate my teens with high school level work. Talk about a challenge! I’ve combed many resources and the reason I’m creating this 10-post series for perfecting preschool is mainly for my […]

Perfecting Preschool : Activities

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It’s been a long time since you were knee-high to a grasshopper. You might have forgotten how to play, or what you used to really enjoy doing as a little person. That may be why moms are often stumped on what in the world they can do to keep their preschoolers busy, learning, and having […]

Perfecting Preschool : Learning Spaces

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Maybe you are just starting out on your homeschool journey and are looking for fun ideas to do with your little person (or people, if you are blessed with more than a single tot). Maybe you surfed in just looking for some ideas on how to set up your learning areas. Or, maybe you are […]

Preschool at Home : “Perfecting Preschool”, a 10 day series

I’ve been researching, studying, gathering resources, pulling all my old lesson planners out, emailing friends, and getting my preschool ducks in a row. It was only a matter of time until I shared it all with you! As I was writing out all my notes for my preschoolers this year, I discovered that if I […]

Back to Homeschool 2013-14 : First Week Update

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I knew it was going to take a few days to warm up to the heavy load around here with my sophomores and these tiny, wild preschoolish toddlers that haven’t ever been school-tamed before. I was RIGHT. Day 1 was slow on the academic front. Day 2 was busy, but not much better. Day 3 […]

Keeping Preschoolers Busy So You Can Homeschool

Do you have little people stealing your homeschool mojo? I do. I’ve got two of them. They have sent this 11 year homeschool veteran researching how to find ways to keep the little whirlwinds busy so we can get more academic work done with fewer distractions. Just in case you were wondering, my little homeschool […]