Tag Archives: homeschooling with toddlers
Tot School and Kindergarten/First Grade
Here we are, halfway through the school year and I’m just now writing? posts about what we are doing at the various levels! I guess it’s been that kind of year- tremendous busyness with lessons at home, co-op, activities, … Continue reading
The Busy Toddler: Learns Preschool Skills!
Now that we have a week of school under our belts, I’m working on figuring out just what preschool skills I want Daisy (AKA The Busy Toddler) to learn! After this many years of homeschooling with little children underfoot and … Continue reading
Some Days Just Are
These words may have escaped my lips this morning. Actually one child was already in his room for the third time- banished for an excessive lack of courtesy towards the other students who didn’t really appreciate him waving his hands … Continue reading
Short Lessons or Why We Do Almost Everything Twice!
This past summer I did a bunch of reading on various educational approaches. Partly because I find that kind of thing interesting, and partly because I am ALWAYS having to tweak my approach to allow for bigger kids, noisier … Continue reading
The Busy Toddler and the Sensory Bin
Lately we’ve been doing school around the dining room table instead of in the schoolroom. We begin around the table with our Morning Time stuff – decade of the Rosary, copywork while I read from one of the books we’re … Continue reading
An Easy Learning Toy For The Toddler
With Christmas quickly approaching the children are trying to make gifts for one another and their friends. Of course they aren’t very good yet at matching their abilities to their imaginations and desires to make things so most of … Continue reading
This Thing We Do
Been reflecting lately on why we homeschool. It’s hard sometimes and definitely uses time that could be used for something else but we still find ourselves doing it year after year… So why? For the good days … Continue reading
Invitations To Play And Learn: The Skeleton In The Sandbox
The big two are doing doing Story of the World Book One this year for their history. The book covers the ancient world from prehistory to the fall of Rome and begins with a discussion of where historians get their … Continue reading
Wrapping Up: Glimpses Of Our Week
And practicing Latin was a hit with everyone!
Wonky Internet, Starting School Again and Tweaking the Schedule
What a week! Busy, still doing some unpacking and a lot of stowing away of stuff. S started work which meant a lot of orientation and meetings. It snowed and the little boys discovered the joys of being pushed down … Continue reading