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Mudpies to Magnets {Review}

We absolutely loved Mudpies to Magnets! I highly recommend this book and have been completely impressed by most of the experiments we did from this book during Little Bug’s PK4 year. Here’s what you can expect to find in Mudpies

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Zero {Letter Zz, The Number Zero, Zacchaeus, Zoo}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book this week was Zero but, again, we didn’t get to read it due to our library not having it and it being more than I was willing to pay on Amazon. And again,

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs {Letter Ww, Weather, Temperature, Tall Tales}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book this week was Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. This is an awesome book and one we already had! The town of Chew and Swallow doesn’t need grocery stores because food falls from

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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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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel {Letter Vv, Vehicles}

{Books We Read & Bible} In March we began the last 10 weeks of Ready-Made Preschool. It’s hard to believe we are nearly finished with our first year of homeschooling! Our book this week was Mike Mulligan and his Steam

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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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Caps for Sale {Letter Mm, Addition}

{Books We Read} Our last Ready-Made Preschool book in January was Caps for Sale. This was a silly little book about a peddler who sold caps but one day all his caps were stolen right off his head while he

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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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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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Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms {Letter Ff, Community Helpers}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book this week was Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms. The little boy and his sister pretend to be several community helpers but the little boy never takes time to stop playing and come hug

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