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What kind of schedules have you lovely women done for pre-school? My daughter is 2.5 and already knows her colors and shapes. We are working on letter's and numbers. Also, do you have any ideas for fun activities and games we could do to help her with learning?

 

 

Thank You to Everyone that has replied! I really appreciate the input!!

by on Aug. 31, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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coala
by Silver Member on Sep. 1, 2012 at 9:41 AM

With my K4 child I follow her lead.  If she wants to read--we read, if she wants to color--I let her color, if she wants to work on math--that is what we do.  You get my drift.  I let her lead in this area.  If you put her next to her sister she is almost doing what a 1st grader can do minus the handwritting.  Working on her handwritting is like pulling teeth.  Just enjoy doing what she likes to do.  Have fun!!!

kirbymom
by Sonja on Sep. 2, 2012 at 1:53 PM

This is great advice lightningshadow!  :)  

Quoting lightningshadow:

Jump Start or ABC Mouse

Read stories

Play, Play, Play, and More Play lol

Big Jigsaw piece puzzles maybe?

Coloring books (though they won't color in the lines yet)

Connect the dots?

Educational cartoons (Bill Nye the Science Guy, Dora, Diego, Dragon Tails, Basically Nick Jr., Disney Junior, old disney cartoons maybe)

Math-sorting buttons by holes or color

Manipulative-jigsaw puzzles

age appropriate books for reading

nature walks maybe

field trips

Math/science/reading-help mommy or daddy cook (learns measurements. counting, read ingredients)

Dramatic Play/Home Living (dress up, puppet shows, pretend situations such as playing house or going shopping in the grocery store)

finger paining/crafts

go by her interests

heck you could even get that muffy video set and try a foreign langauge


  

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