Tips for Homeschooling your Preschooler
Some of the biggest worries parents seem to have related to homeschooling young children are: they don't know what they should teach their preschool aged children, they don't know what curriculum to buy, they don't know how much time to spend teaching their preschool aged children, they worry they aren't going to do it "right", they worry they are going to cause irreversible damage, and they don't know how they are going to afford it all.
Wading through all of these unknowns, along with the sudden surge of resources leaves many parents feeling overwhelmed. Are you feeling overwhelmed too?
I remember experiencing a lot of these worries when we first started our homeschooling journey several years ago. Starting something new is always a little bit scary. Below you can find some of my best tips, so you can truly enjoy this amazing gift...time together!
Support preschoolers in learning to identify their own emotions and those of others with this these hands-on play dough emotions mats.
These mats give children an opportunity to how emotions look on different people. This activity also gives children a natural opportunity to talk about emotions with a peer or educator.
Ten frames are some of the most useful math tools for young learners. These rectangular wonders are great for helping children develop number sense, build addition and subtraction skills, and more. If you’d like to learn more about ten frames, you’re in the right place. Let’s dive in!
Often a Childcare Provider is faced with the challenge of caring for children of varying ages (from Infancy to School Age). From Snacks-to a Daily routine, it can be difficult to figure out how to accommodate the needs of all these children in your care.
When is the last time you took a well deserved paid vacation?
As a childcare provider, there is no doubt you deserve paid time off. You work long hours (maybe over 10 a day). Allowing yourself time off to re-charge, and connect with family and friends, is imperative.
Over the years I’ve seen many situations arise in our chat group related to providers taking paid time off, and it usually looks like this:
Plan Preschool Themes for the Whole Year
Planning your themes for a whole year can feel a bit overwhelming at first, but having a good roadmap for the whole year will help you stay focused, and save you time as you plan your monthly/weekly activities.
Below you can find simple, actionable steps you can take to help you plan your yearly theme calendar. To save you even more time, please be sure to download our free theme planning guide.
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