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Preschool at home?

Any tips? Websites? Blogs? Curriculum recommendations? Anything else?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:59 PM on Oct. 16, 2010 in

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  • dedicatedrider

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 7:01 PM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • don't buy curriculum, it's not needed.
    make a game out of learning colors, numbers (quantity, not just counting), letter recognition, pattern building, etc.

    google pre-math and pre-literacy skills (or .org, I forget which) has games that feature their shows characters and teach phonics awareness and other pre-school skills.

    Answer by autodidact at 10:02 PM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • I use quite a few websites & my own curriculum. Some of the sites I use are

    My DD is 3. She can write all of her letters, capital & lower case, she can write her name & about a dozen other words. She is reading. She knows all common shapes, colors, animals, etc. Can count to 100. Basically she is much more advanced than her peers. PM me if you want my schedule/curriculum.

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 1:28 AM on Oct. 17, 2010


    Answer by blessedwithree at 4:48 AM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • I do preschool at home but also send my son to preschool for socialization, structure, etc. I make everything a learning experience. I taught him red light, green light, yellow light and what they mean while driving. I taught him how to write all his letters and is name by having him trace it. At 3 years old he was able to write/spell out loud his name, write all his letters, recognize his letters and number,colors, shapes, count, etc. At 4 now he can spell small words, the basics of reading down, organize things according to size, sameness, etc.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 5:39 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

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