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A New Way to See Homeschool

051Up until recently when Little turned 4, “homeschool” here simply meant a designated time of day when we’d stop playing, turn the TV off and read together or play an “educational” game or activity. I didn’t push it and didn’t structure it like school because he was only three. Since he’s four now, I decided to add more structure to our school time in preparation for preschool. Continue reading

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Kitchen Table Classroom: Week in Review

We’ve made it through our first week of Mommy School! I had no idea it would wear me out so much. I’m exhausted! I shared with you all the activities we did on Monday and Tuesday in my first Kitchen Table Classroom post. We practiced cutting with safety scissors, gluing, painting and coloring. We learned the names of the days of the week this week, talked about all of the great things God has made, and started memorizing Matthew 5:16. All in all, it’s been a great week. Continue reading

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Adventures in Homeschooling- Day 1

At one point last fall, I introduced the idea of a structured school time to Little, but it didn’t work out just yet. His attention span was still too short and he was just too fidgety {imagine that}, so I just decided I’d wait on the structured sit-down “school time” and instead continue doing crafts and fun things with him but not really focusing on any set curriculum until he turned 3. Continue reading

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