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Kindergarten

Fall/Scarecrow Lesson Plans (Free Resource)

Fall/Scarecrow Lesson Plans (Free Resource)

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  Here are lesson plans for your Scarecrow week.  Reading, writing, math, treats and crafts make this easy for parents and fun for kids.  I even have a free little file…

K/1st Grade: Starting Your Homeschool

K/1st Grade: Starting Your Homeschool

    Did you take some time off during the summer or are you just beginning your homeschooling journey?  We traditionally slow things down in the summer and do only a bit of school here and there.  However, last week…

How to Homeschool Kindergarten

How to Homeschool Kindergarten

  Well, it’s almost time!  You’re getting ready to begin homeschooling and attempting to collect all the best tips on how to create the perfect kindergarten classroom.  I’m getting ready to teach Kindergarten for the third (possibly last) time!  Here…

Short Vowel Word Work

Short Vowel Word Work

Last school year I wrote up a Short Vowel Word Work packet to provide fun and confidence to my reluctant writer.   This pack has been a great reinforcement for short vowel words!  As with most short vowel lessons, we start…

K5 Learning

K5 Learning

Hi everyone!  We’re back into the swing of school and I’m starting a K5 Learning series every week!  Today we’re going to take a peek into what these young learners have been doing for their first week back to school.  Right…

Back to School Ideas Blog Hop

Back to School Ideas Blog Hop

  Next week we return for a brand new school year!!!! While I’m sad to end my summer of endless planning and spending hours of coffee drinking on my front porch, I’m also excited to start implementing all the lessons and…

2015 Curriculum

2015 Curriculum

I can’t believe it’s almost time to begin another school year! I’ve been planning all summer and now it’s about time to implement those plans. I can hardly wait! Since I’d been challenged to do a periscope last week of…

Daily Math Notebooks

Daily Math Notebooks

Have you begun to plan for the new school year? Homeschoolers usually begin planning months in advance to make sure they have their curriculum ordered and ready to go before beginning in the fall. Even if you haven’t, I’ve got…

Our Week With The Worms

Our Week With The Worms

Last week I shared our Diary of a Worm literature study.   We completed the unit at school this week and I’m ready to share it with you!  This unit was a great way to review students on Kindergarten skills and…

Plants, Bugs, and Spring!: Lessons From A One-Room Schoolhouse

Plants, Bugs, and Spring!: Lessons From A One-Room Schoolhouse

We’re getting into the swing of spring this week with many fun lessons and activities.  We’ve been studying about plants and exploring the aftermaths of spring showers.  It’s been delightful to watch the kids find bunnies, goldfish, worms, snails, and many…