Tag Archive: preschool

Jan 20

Check out my Guest Post on Homeschool Launch Today

I have been taking a much needed blogging break around here for the last month. We took a family trip, lost a dear family member and have been getting back into our homeschool groove after taking four weeks off. I have been doing a little bit of guest writing behind the scenes and I would …

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Mar 16

Preschool Art Time – The Snowy Day

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I am not a naturally artistic person, but with the invention of Pinterest, this visually oriented mama has learned the power of re-creating other’s ideas and making them our own in our homeschool. I have found so many great ideas for preschool art class. I have decided to do a series on preschool art and …

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Feb 26

Piano for Preschoolers using KinderBach – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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  Piano music has been a big part of my life since I was six years old and I enjoyed early music lessons. I hope to pass that love for music on to my kids and so far all of my kids have participated in some form of beginning piano lessons. As a home educator …

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Nov 07

IXL – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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  IXL.com recently provided us with a one-year subscription to their Online Math Membership (Pre-K to 12) and Online Language Arts Membership (2nd – 4th) for review purposes through the Schoolhouse Review Crew. I chose to use the Math program with my preschool daughter and the Language Arts program with my 2nd grade son. My …

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Nov 05

If You Were Me and Lived In…. A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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  Our most recent homeschool product review involved author Carole P. Roman’s nonfiction series for kids, “If You Were Me and Lived in……” This series provides the educator and/or parent with an excellent tool to introduce cultural studies to young children. We received four paperback children’s books with illustrations full of vibrant color and vivid detail to …

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Oct 05

Fundanoodle – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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Fundanoodle is a company committed to providing quality school readiness materials for kids. The products are perfect for parents, teachers and kids as they work together to build an educational foundation. They aim to make learning educational and fun and their products provide some of the following skills listed on the Fundanoodle website:   Helping fine and …

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Sep 02

Greene Bark Press – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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Do you intentionally take the time to teach your kids rules to help them cross the street  safely? I had found myself just teaching my older boys off the cuff as we were out walking or biking, but when I was given the opportunity to review, Look Left, Look Right, Look Left Again by Ginger …

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Apr 23

Dr. Craft’s Active Play Book – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

    In our busy, everyday home school life, we often forget to take the time to do meaningful physical activities with our little ones. I was recently given the opportunity to review a great book and DVD set that tackles this problem head on. Dr. Craft’s Active Play Books has created this title, Active Play! Fun Physical …

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Mar 11

Touch Math – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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For the last month, I have been trying out TouchMath Pre-K Homeschool program from TouchMath with Sweetums Peetums who will turn 3 in a couple of weeks. This has been so much fun. After just a few short weeks, she is asking to do math! Company Info: Initially developed by Janet Bullock, founder, president and CEO of Innovative Learning Concepts, …

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Feb 13

Flowering Baby,LLC – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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I love the title Flowering Baby. It conjures up images in my mind of a garden full of fragrant, thriving, beautiful flowers in all stages of growth. That, in essence, is what Flowering Baby’s  preschool program is all about. I was privileged to have the chance to review the Year Two to Three preschool curriculum by Flowering …

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