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The Snowy Day {Letter S, Snow, Graphing}

{Letter S} In this week of Ready-Made Preschool Level 1, we read The Snowy Day. Sweet Pea enjoyed the story and it introduced her to snow and snow play because where we live we don’t get snow! Our Letter of

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Curriculum Choices for 2014-2015

This begins our first official year of homeschooling with our daughters, Little Bug, who is a BIG Kindergartener and Sweet Pea who is three years old and in preschool! I loved having babies, but I am especially looking forward to

Posted in All About Reading Level 1, Handwriting Without Tears, Homeschool Curricula, Homeschooling, Horizons Math, Read Alouds, Ready-Made Preschool, Science & History through living literature

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,

Posted in Homeschool Highlights, Homeschooling, Mudpies to Magnets, Ready-Made Preschool

See the Ocean {Letter Oo, Ocean, Land & Sea Animals}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool Book this week was See the Ocean but I could not lay my hands on a copy from the library and I wasn’t willing to pay Amazon’s price to buy a copy. Ready-Made has

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Two Bad Ants {Letter Ii, Insect Facts, Addition, Graphing}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book this week was Two Bad Ants. We went to the library for this book and had to have it ordered. It came while we were on our trip. I wish we had a

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The Story of Ping {Letter Qq, Ducks}

{Books We Read} Our Ready-Made Preschool book was The Story of Ping. I was excited to see this book included in Ready-Made Preschool because this book is a classic and we had not read it yet even though I happened

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Umbrella {Letter Uu, Geography, American Flag, Water Cycle}

{Books We Read} During the week of April 21-25 our Ready-Made Preschool book was Umbrella. This book brought a multicultural aspect to our learning this week. The story is about a little girl whose parents lived in Japan and then

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An Egg Is Quiet {Letter Ee, Easter, Eggs, Earrings}

{Books We Read} The week of April 14-18 our Ready-Made Preschool book was An Egg Is Quiet. This is one I decided to purchase off Amazon since it was just a little over $5. The first time we read it

Posted in Easter, Homeschool Highlights, Homeschooling, Ready-Made Preschool

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.

Posted in Hands-On Thinking Skills, Homeschool Highlights, Homeschooling, Mudpies to Magnets, Ready-Made Preschool