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The Solar System- Astronomy Lesson For Preschool

Our Solar System is everything we have learned about this week all rolled up into a single synchronized set of orbits.  That being said, today's lesson may be a bit more involved then the previous ones, by using art and a tactile manipulative in order to assess our student's understanding of our planets, sun, and… Continue reading The Solar System- Astronomy Lesson For Preschool

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Preschool Homeschool- What You NEED To Know…Simplified

Homeschooling your preschooler can be one of the most rewarding experiences of parenthood.  That being said, I do not want to disillusion you.  Just like parenthood, it will not be without its moments of exhaustion, frustration, and will from time to time push you to the very brink of your sanity.  This time of pandemic… Continue reading Preschool Homeschool- What You NEED To Know…Simplified

Astronomy
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The Moon- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

We have already shot for the stars, the sun, and the planets, and today we land on the moon with our little ones.  This day can invite conversation on physics concepts such as light and gravity through play and hands-on exploration.      As an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Daily Warm Up:… Continue reading The Moon- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

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The Planets- Astronomy Lesson For Preschool

We've made it to Planets!  Who doesn't love imagining and exploring the idea of other worlds?  For preschoolers the two main concepts is to familiarize themselves as they associate the images of the planets with their names.  This can be done wonderfully through some videos I have included in the intro of the Lesson.  And… Continue reading The Planets- Astronomy Lesson For Preschool

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The Sun- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

 Day 2: The Sun The Sun is the perfect follow up to a day reviewing the stars considering it is a giant star!  This fun lesson includes a video that gives a brief overview of all the strengths of the sun, and then activity that teaches our children how protection from it works. Circle Time:… Continue reading The Sun- Astronomy Lessons For Preschool

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My Favorite Quiet Time Activities For Preschoolers

I'm a strong believer in the Montessori method, though I do not have the funds nor time to build a classroom full of Montessori tools and activities for my daughters to explore any idea or subject they may desire.  I instead try to maintain a decent trade out of at least four independent activities they… Continue reading My Favorite Quiet Time Activities For Preschoolers

Faith & Ethics

Grateful Hearts: Lessons in Proverbs

  I had such a difficult time deciding what to do with a lesson based on gratitude, considering I felt we had just kind of already focused on the subject matter earlier this week when we discussed contentedness and appreciating our blessings.  The Giving Tree would have been a perfect book for this lesson, but… Continue reading Grateful Hearts: Lessons in Proverbs

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Introducing Measurement: STEM For Tots

The Prep Work Last summer I was perusing the bargain section of Target when I came across this Discovery Workbook Math Concepts book. I thought it may be a useful tool in teaching Li'l A to count, which has been quite the struggle for years now. This book has proven to teach math far beyond… Continue reading Introducing Measurement: STEM For Tots

Being Mom

On Learning Our Vowels

If you want to know an honest truth, I hate teaching preschool.  Maybe hate is a strong word, but I really struggle and stress about how one teaches without a backlog of already stored information to work from?  Really, think about it, and then think about hugging your preschool teacher tomorrow. As we've discussed several… Continue reading On Learning Our Vowels

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Day Three of Seasons: Spring, Rain, and RAINBOWS!

Of all my hopes and planning for today, I think Spring is the season I most looked forward to covering. The girls already had a natural excitement for rainbows, and to really give them an opportunity to have a hands-on rainbow experience would put them over the moon. Circle Time Because of the nature of the… Continue reading Day Three of Seasons: Spring, Rain, and RAINBOWS!