Category Archives: Pre-school

Bella’s School

I haven’t updated on Bella’s schooling lately. We actually haven’t done much in the past two months. I decided to go with more of an “unschooling” approach than I had been. Bella liked school and wants to learn, so I … Continue reading

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H is for Heart; You need to draw a raindrop to make one.

Last week was “H” week. Among the many activities we did was learning to draw and cut out hearts. I taught her the “raindrop” method (so named by Bella): fold a piece of paper in half, draw a “raindrop” on … Continue reading

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Snowflakes on a Felt Board

One of the (many) gifts Bella received for Christmas was a “Build a Snowflake” kit. My Aunt (who made the kit) found the idea here, on Making Learning Fun. Bella uses our felt board to make snowflake after snowflake. It’ … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Shopping: A is for Amazing!

What a way to start a new year of thrifting! My local Salvation Army holds a monthly $.99 sale on the first Friday of the month; the Thursday before is  1/2 off day. Today we scored…   Forget the letter … Continue reading

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Pinterest

I have an addiction: Pinterest. I love to browse the education board. I find so many cool ideas! For example, I found these DIY pipe cleaner flags on Pinterest. They involve number recognition, counting, and fine motor skills; I love projects … Continue reading

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The Vacay is Over

Okay, so I didn’t REALLY take a vacation. But it sounds better than saying that most days, I just forgot we had a blog. Oops.

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Homeschool Preschool, Day 1

Bella and I both really enjoyed school today! We started with singing our Bible verse – Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth” – to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” We then read parts of … Continue reading

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“Look At What I’m Learning!” Board

I made a simple board to display what Bella is learning each week. It is currently hanging on my kitchen wall, thanks to Danny. 🙂 The ABC Jesus Loves Me website has a printable page that can be used for … Continue reading

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Tactile (or Sensory) Letters and Numbers

With Bella starting “school” , I needed a way to teach her the letters and numbers. However, her fine motor skills are not quite up to writing letters yet. We’re soooo close, but still not there. So as an alternative … Continue reading

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