Tag Archives: math readiness

Apple Tree, Apple Tree…

Bull and I are continuing to work on learning to count to ten. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been using an apple tree theme to create a counting book for him. I pre-cut all the pieces during one … Continue reading

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Storytelling

One of the first teaching jobs I had was as a reading tutor. I worked with several little boys who all had speech difficulties that had hindered their ability to read. All of them were receiving speech therapy and my … Continue reading

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School This Morning

Just thought I’d give you a glimpse of school with the two “littles” this morning…

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Ten Chores For Preschoolers

Chores should be an important part of any preschooler’s life. As soon as they are old  enough to start cleaning up their toys and “helping” they need to be included in family chore time. It’s how they learn to be … Continue reading

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Creating: Downloads for Quiet Projects

Last week I talked about some of the important reasons to create quiet in our homes and this week I thought I would give you the opportunity to download some of the materials I use for one of our scheduled … Continue reading

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Why Do I Love to Grocery Shop With My Children?

  First of all let me say that I am not a shopper. The thought of going to a store without a list and an efficiency plan is incomprehensible to me. S goes to stores and wanders about looking for … Continue reading

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Schooling Update

We are now three days behind the lesson plans I made three weeks ago: I had a bad head cold last week and was too foggy to teach. Also we had one really nice day and several days that were … Continue reading

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Scales

As I mentioned the other day Su is going through a pink phase. Whenever we go somewhere she is on the lookout for anything pink, the larger the better. Houses, cars and stores are especially appreciated. F, I think, gets … Continue reading

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Using That Twice as Fast Processing Speed!

The bread is rising on the counter, the roast is in the oven, W is down for his morning nap and F and Su are outside in the sand-box. Time for a cup of coffee before I go upstairs and … Continue reading

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Silverware and School Readiness

When we think about how to prepare our children for school we think about teaching them their colors, shapes, how to count etc. How often do we think about how our daily activities help prepare them for school? Many of … Continue reading

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