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    Must Haves for Homeschooling

    Setting up your homeschool classroom/area does not have to be overwhelming or stress full.  Here are 10 materials for homeschooling that have made our classroom and lessons easier and fun! Apple TV I am a huge fan of digital lessons.  They keep me on track and moving through the lesson.  In my digital lessons I put everything I need to teach the lesson; outcomes, materials, links, activities, etc. Having everything in one place makes the lesson move smoothly.  You can check out my digital lesson in my Teacher Pay Teachers Store: Waking Up in Kindergarten. Ticonderoga pencils I LOVE these pencils.  They sharpen really well and erase really well. Twistable…

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    Weather Preschool Unit

    These Weather Preschool Activities are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at a Galance Want to use this unit in your homeschool or preschool classroom? You can purchase it in my tpt store: Book we Read Skills- Listening Skills – Print Awareness- Front and Back Cover – Characters/Setting Morning Meeting Greeting: Students greet the person sitting next to them and…

  • Dinosaur Preschool Activities
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    Dinosaur Preschool Unit

    Stomp! Stomp! Dinosaur!!  Another Garrett favorite. But really they all loved this Dinosaur unit so much that we extended it. This Dinosaur Preschool Unit contains TWO weeks worth of lessons and activities that you can use with your preschoolers.  These Dinosaur Activities are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at a Galance Want to use this unit in your homeschool or…

  • St Patrick's Day Preschool Activities
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    St. Patrick’s Day Preschool Activities

    I have to say I went all out this year for St. Patrick’s Day. We are talking green toilets, green milk, green pancakes. Anything I would turn green I did and you know what the kids LOVED it!! And if they didn’t know the color green they do now. These St. Patrick’s Day Activities are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers.   We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. …

  • Penguin Preschool Unit
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    Penguin Preschool Unit

    PENGUINS!!!  Garretts favorite unit, probably because his binki was attached to a penguin until we took the bink part away and now it is just a penguin. Needless to say the kids loved our Penguin Preschool Unit.  It had everything cold, black and white.  Perfect for those long January days. These Penguin Activities are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at…

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    Sample Homeschool Schedule

    Our homeschool schedule has changed a lot over the last year or so but I am ok with that.  It is one of the many benefits of homeschooling. Your schedule can change based on the season of life that we are in. This is a sample homeschool schedule to give you an idea of what your day could look like.  Currently, we block off about two hours in the morning for homeschooling. I like to get it done in the morning to have the rest of the afternoon to play and get chores done around the homestead.  The majority of our lessons are computer-based.  When I am planning out what…

  • Dental Health Activities Preschool
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    Dental Health Preschool Activities

    Our Dental Health Unit was a great follow up to Valentine’s Day.  A little slower paced, but the kids still learned a lot and enjoyed all of the Dental Health Activities.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at a Galance Want to use this unit in your homeschool or preschool classroom? You can purchase it in my tpt store: Book we Read Skills- Listening Skills – Print…

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    Valentine’s Day Preschool Activities

    I would have to say one of my favorite holidays to teach or celebrate in the classroom is always Valentine’s Day and that’s probably because my birthday is so close to Valentine’s Day so it’s just another excuse to go all out and do something fun. These Valentines Day Activities for Kids are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool- PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at a…

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    Groundhogs Day_Preschool Activities

    These Groundhogs Day Activities are perfect for your older toddlers and preschoolers. They can also be adapted for your homeschool.  We did these activities during our homeschool time but they can be adapted for the preschool – PreK classroom. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  Week at a Galance Want to use this unit in your homeschool or preschool classroom? You can purchase it in my tpt store: Book we Read Skills- Listening Skills – Print Awareness- Front and Back Cover – Characters/Setting Morning Meeting Greeting: Students…

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    Centers in Your Classroom

    Do you struggle with centers? Which centers to have? What to put in each Center? Ugh!! I have to change them! Well you’re in luck because I love centers. It is probably my favorite thing about teaching in the classroom and teaching at home. In this article, you will find easy centers for a preschool or kindergarten classroom or even your Homeschool Room. We will break down different types of centers in the classroom and how to maintain them the easy way. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a…