preschool
alphabet

Teach your child about … the Alphabet

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One of the questions I’m asked a lot from parents of toddlers and preschoolers is just wondering how to get started with teaching their kids. Although my response is typically along the lines of remembering their child is still very young and to focus on just playing and learning that way – I know that […]

Science Storybooks

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When presented in storybook format, even young kids can grasp potentially complex concepts with surprising ease. That’s why I really have been enjoying the Science Storybook series. Originally published in Korea and translated into English, these books are written for young children – preschool through 2nd grade in particular, although I think they can be […]

Curiosity Box Review

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Curiosity Box is another Canadian activity box designed for kids ages 3 to 7. Offering the option of a single box, a monthly subscription, or a party kit – these boxes are based on themes and include 3 crafts and 1 activity in each box. Delivered to your door with your child’s name on it, […]

PrismLand - 3D Shapes Stuffies

Prismland – Geometry Plush Toys

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Introducing Prismland – 3D shapes you can hug. Geometry has never been so cute and cuddly. Meet Cubert, Spherrison, Rhonda, Pyri, and Hexter. Created and designed by two recent university grads, and funded by a popular Kickstart campaign, these characters introduce the idea of three-dimensional shapes to young children in a fun, hands-on way. These characters […]

Come Sit By Me

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Come Sit By Me is a unit study program based on lovely, Canadian picture books. It is designed for use with young children aged 4 to 7, and includes content for all subject areas including math, science, art, language, music, history, and geography. It is a christian program which emphasizes character formation by making connections […]

A great motto for teaching preschoolers, thanks to Ms. Frizzle.

5 Tips To Teaching Preschoolers

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Preschoolers are like sponges. They absorb so much information and learning through every day life. It can be tempting to use this time to fill up your day with workbooks and seatwork – but enjoy these early days by following the wisdom of the Magic School Bus’ teacher – Ms. Frizzle. 1. Give them opportunities to […]

Little Passports Early Explorers

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My boys really love learning, and love geography and learning about different places in the world. My oldest son received a Little Passports starter kit previously and he really loved it. Now that my 4 year old is in school and really loves sitting and doing worksheets, or “pencil work”, I am always on the […]

Mix It Up {Book Review}

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Renowned French author, Hervé Tullet, has released a fun new children’s book here in North America. This book is called Mix It Up!and is a hands-on kind of book that teaches kids all about colours. It starts with a little gray dot of paint in the middle of the page with the simple instruction to “tap […]

Preschoolers and Peace

Preschoolers And Peace

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What I reviewed: Preschoolers and Peace: Homeschooling older kids with success while loving the little ones at your feet (e-book) What is it? Advice for homeschooling multiple ages by Kendra Fletcher of Preschoolers and Peace Who is it for? Homeschooling Moms How much is it? $2.98US (digital download) Tell me more: Kendra Fletcher is a mom of 8 […]