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300 Picture Books to Read Aloud in Preschool and Kindergarten

300 Picture Books

When my daughter was young, I would grab some picture books off the library shelves to bring home to read aloud to her.  Let’s just say that this method resulted in many duds.  I knew there were tons of great picture books available, so I decided to put in some …

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A Homeschool Day in the Life of My Kindergartner


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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When Formal Schooling and the Imagination Combine

This is why I’ve found it works best to let my Kindergartner do phonics by herself… She will often create little stories and go off on tangents while in the middle of the page.  Today, she decided it would be fun to choose different letters and spell new things.  The …

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Season and Holiday Unit Study


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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