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Hands-On Thinking Skills {Review}

Since I wasn’t planning on doing a math curriculum with Little Bug during her PK4 year, I bought Hands-On Thinking Skills from The Critical Thinking Company. If you purchase the Hands-On Thinking Skills Book & Manipulative set it comes with

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Fox in Socks {Letter Xx, Rhyming Words, Sequencing, Dr. Seuss}

{Books We Read} This week our Ready-Made Preschool book was Fox in Socks, which was Dave’s favorite book growing up. Let’s just say I am glad Little Bug isn’t following in her Daddy’s footsteps as far as this book goes.

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A Pocket Full of Kisses {Letter Kk, God’s Love, Sorting, Patterns, Addition}

{Books We Read & Letter of the Week} Our Ready-Made Preschool book was A Pocket Full of Kisses to continue with the Valentine theme of February. This is a book we already had and a book we love! Such a

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Love You Forever {Letter Ll, God’s Love, Addition & Subtraction, Measurement, Valentine’s Crafts}

{Books We Read} The week of Valentine’s Our Ready-Made Preschool book was Love You Forever. I have always found this book a little creepy! A mom sneaking into her grown son’s bedroom to rock him in the night is just

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Break Week {Fall printables, Thanksgiving Games, Road Trip}

This week was a very short week since it was Thanksgiving Week and we left Wednesday to go visit my dad’s side of the family. This week and next, we are not doing Ready-Made Preschool and will be doing other

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Chicka Chicka 123 {Letter Nn, Numbers}

{Activities We Did} Our Ready-Made Preschool book was Chicka Chicka 123! We love this book! This is one we already had and have read many times already. This week we really used the book to learn numbers. This is probably

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Break Week {Road Trip, Fall crafts & activities}

Ready-Made Preschool has three weeks of lessons per month so that leaves one week per month to either catch up, review or do something else! As I said before, Little Bug was not happy at all that we were not

Posted in Fall, Halloween, Hands-On Thinking Skills, Homeschooling, Learning Time

Harold and the Purple Crayon {Letter Pp, Fractions, Imagination}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book was Harold and the Purple Crayon. Harold gets a purple crayon and uses it to draw all kinds of different things which take him on a fun adventure. Little Bug enjoyed this book.

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Homeschool Highlights {Letter Hh, Habitat, Address}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book this week was A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle. We read lots of ocean themed books that we already had in our home library. These were our favorites. {Activities We Did}

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How’s it Going?! {One Month}

We are beginning our 6th week of homeschool this week and I think it is safe to say we’ve fallen into our groove! I planned for the first month or so to be the time when we ironed out all

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