A Homeschool Curriculum for Pre-school and Kindergarten, by Lillian Jones at BestHomeschooling.org is an excellent collection of links to educational and fun activities for helping young children learn. An excerpt:
“Can anyone recommend a curriculum for pre-K and kindergarten?” This is a frequent question homeschooling bulletin boards and email lists. It’s a perfectly reasonable question, but some of the responses can be confusing to new homeschoolers.
We all come into homeschooling with some common preconceptions of what the program should be – but many who have been at it for a while or raised homeschool grads are likely to strongly suggest not setting up a structured “study” program for young children. This is where some misunderstanding can come into play.
Lillian’s warmly helpful and reassuring style lays the concerns to rest:
“There are lots of things a parent can do to help a child develop a love of learning and searching – things that will carry through as a foundation for a life of joyful and successful learning. Most of these are things a parent does at one time or other anyway. A bonus is that your child will be getting a good foundation for later studies, even picking up some elements of reading, writing, and math!”
Continue reading Lillian’s excellent A Homeschool Curriculum for Pre-school and Kindergarten for more information and encouragement.