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Educational Hands-On Activities Kids Will Love!
This post is in honor of my friend Allison, who asked me the other day what I recommended for preschool. First off, here is what I did for preschool:When Monkey was 2-3, we started the Five in a Row program (Before Five in a Row, to be exact). Five in a Row uses children’s books […]
Literature is a great way to introduce the world and a love of knowledge to your child. Literature not only brings to life other people, cultures and ideas, but it also fosters a love of learning. Literature can also help children expand vocabulary and become better writers and spellers. I believe that reading is one […]
I have this awesome frame from an antique mirror that I broke years ago. The frame is wood and has embellished carvings all over it. For a long time, I hung it on my bedroom wall just like this. But then, while browsing the Internet, I saw bloggers using frames as jewelry storage. This particular […]
After our disappointing preschool experience, I wanted to try something different with Monkey for Kindergarten. Still, we didn’t know she had ADHD and were missing all the hidden signs of ADHD. The curriculum that we picked is as eclectic as they come. We have not focused on math as much as reading and writing, but […]
When I started to homeschool, I, like all parents had stars in my eyes and too much hope in my heart. I wanted our kids to the the picture-perfect homeschooling family, so when it came time to pick a preschool curriculum, we attempted Calvert Preschool. I was attracted to Calvert because I had seem my […]