I just stumbled onto Carl’s Corner and thought I’d recommend it to parents with little ones. The games and activities seem designed for preschool to around grade one, depending on the child. There are lots of board games, activities, bingo sheets and other fun games designed to teach sight words, reading skills and other early [...]
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Yesterday I stumbled onto these emails that I wrote when Victoria was in kindergarten and Anna was three/four about what we used for a “curriculum.” Lately I have been feeling guilty for not doing more with Jack (who just finished his K year) and I thought it would be a good incentive for me to [...]
Here’s a quick and fun way we did math today. Victoria and Jack helped me draw circles in sidewalk chalk on the driveway and write numbers in them, and then we played a hopping great math game with them. For Jack, I said things like “take away 4″ from the number he was on and [...]
If you and your kiddos are fans of the Wild Things book, check out this sweet lesson plan to go with it. There’s even a wild thing template for your kiddo to decorate with whatever she chooses and make a puppet! Thanks Susan!
Here’s a fun way to teach little ones about addition and help them see all the combinations that can make up a number. Head over to education.com for the instructions.
We had a playdate at Erica’s yesterday and planned a theme of seeds. It was a really fun day. Here’s a little of what we did…. The kids made little eggheads for sprouting seeds. Erica read a book about seeds (I even learned a bit!) This picture is dark but I love the feel [...]
Here’s some of what we’ve been up to today… Watching a new sign language DVD from Netflix Here’s baby! Here’s hat! Painting Jewelry making Check out the earrings and bracelet that Victoria made! Watching Word Girl Doing workbook pages Jack did beginning sounds, ending sounds and rhymes, and wants me to do lots more with [...]
1. Played reading match-up 2. Made ice ornaments for the trees (after picture to come! it’s on my other camera) 3. Did math pages for ribbon candy! The kids decided to do extra! 4. Made origami newspaper monsters, animals and more 5. Played lots and lots of Hyper Dash (me too!) (more on that later!) [...]
It’s another cozy day at home for us today, which I really enjoy. Here’s some thoughts I had for ways to fill it. Feel free to join in! 1. Silly similes. Teach the kids what similes are (sim-i-lees– comparison words that use “as” or “like,” as opposed to metaphors which say something is something like [...]
We had fun doing some of the 10 fun things to do that I posted the other day so I thought I’d brainstorm 10 more. 1. Make up polls and graph the results. We’ve done favorite ice cream flavors and colors in the past. We even graphed the favorite colors one in M&Ms (I bought [...]