Posts Tagged ‘ Youngest Years ’

Looking for Easter

Looking for Easter written by Dori Chaconas, Illustrated by Margie Moore is a sweet picture book. The plot summary from the publisher, Albert Whitman and Company reads: Little Bunny can sense something new in the air, and it smells like sunshine and warm breezes. “It smells like Easter!” his friends tell him. But Little...
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Best Homeschooling – Curriculum for Preschool & Kindergarten

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A Homeschool Curriculum for Pre-school and Kindergarten, by Lillian Jones, BestHomeschooling.org – An excellent collection of links to educational and fun activities for helping young children learn. An excerpt: If you’ve been raising a child up to the age of pre-school or kindergarten, you’ve already begun homeschooling. In those early years, the most appropriate...
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Chinaberry Books

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An Online Catalog of Books and other Treasures for the Whole Family. Recognizing that conscious parenting is the most important and challenging responsibility that many of us will have, Chinaberry offers items to support families in raising their children with love, honesty and joy to be reverent, loving caretakers of each other and of...
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Knowledge Adventure’s JumpStart World

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Knowledge Adventure’s JumpStart World offers a series of 12 adventure packs for younger children. The software helps children learn critical thinking, reading and math skills. At their website you can take a tour of their 3-D worlds here and review what they can learn here. If you are interested, you can download a free...
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Wildwood – Written and Illustrated by Ellie Willingham

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Homeschooler Ellie Willingham has recently published a new children’s book, Wildwood. Visit the Official Wildwood site where you can meet the characters, play games featuring the characters and meet the animals of wildwood here.
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Math Resource – Illuminations

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Hat tip to Susan Ryan for sending along an awesome math resource this morning called Illuminations. The website has 525 lesson plans available. You can select which types of lessons you’re looking for; algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, measurement and data anaylsis and probability. Also at the site you will find: 96 activities, principles...
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Jump, Jog, Leapfrog

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This new picture book in the Milet Wordwise series by Tracy Traynor is a fesh and creative approach to verbs. It invites children to explore and play with words they can use to describe different actions. The press release states: ” Each two-page section features simple but engaging text about a boy and his...
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Science Toymaker

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The Science Toymaker is a fun , non-commercial website that offers plans to make fun, mysterious toys and projects that in turn encourage scientific investigation. The website states: All science toys and projects: are accessible (so cheap to make that nobody is excluded because of cost, and they don’t require special skills, tools, materials,...
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WizardsSpell

Students practice and learn spelling on WizardsSpell.com. Sight, Hearing, and Touch are engaged. The more senses involved, the easier the memorization. Create your own word lists or use any of our hundreds of lists. Reports tell you how much practice occurs and student problem areas. Online testing, and tips for homophones are provided. Students...
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A Story Piece by Piece

A Story Piece by Piece is a marvelous way to make reading a truly hands-on activity by combining reading with putting together an age-appropriate jigsaw puzzle! With stories written for young readers at their own ages and reading levels, these puzzles use humor and fun facts to hold the reader’s interest, while building vocabulary...
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