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A Homeschool Day in the Life of My Kindergartner

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One day earlier this week, I recorded my Kindergartner’s day.  She is the youngest of my children so I’ve tended to fit her in around my older children’s schooling.  Some days I did very little schooling with her.  As a result this day hasn’t been a typical day for us …

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Our first year homeschooling

Sometimes my mind gets a little fuzzy when I think back to our first year homeschooling.  It was a very busy time in my life and the year was full of challenges.  I had done unschooling with my oldest throughout the preschool years and started Kindergarten when he was almost …

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Planning Kindergarten through 2nd grade

I put together plans for my youngest child that will last from Kindergarten through 2nd grade.  In the early years I like to focus on the enjoyment of learning while developing strong skills in core subjects.  With my older kids I have done full-days for Kindergarten with only a portion …

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Curriculum Choices for Junior Kindergarten

Bible – Draw to Learn the Life of Jesus, Visual Bible Matthew, John, and Acts, Nest Animated Stories from the NT, The Jesus Movie, Greatest Heroes of the Bible video series (NT episodes), Jesus of Nazareth movie, Storykeepers, The Greatest Story Ever Told movie, and the Friends and Heroes series. Math …

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Season and Holiday Unit Study

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I put together this unit study for my craft-loving little girl who will be in K4 this year. September – Fall Books: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin:  Learning about Pumpkin Harvests Apples, Apples, Everywhere How Do You Know It’s Fall? Autumn:  An Alphabet Acrostic Too Many Pumpkins Why Do Leaves Change …

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Kindergarten Writing Sample Comparison

It has been over a year since my five year old started his blog. When he started writing by himself on his blog at age 4 years and 8 months he just typed letters on the keyboard such as: hgfdsawwderrewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwll fffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall ddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddnhghgt wweswqdewssddswddcdffdewdfrgfggrfddeedffgfrfrrfrfrfttrfrfffrrgffrgfgfrrrfggftfrrddffrfggffrrfddseewrerr His next totally independent work was …

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