November Preschool

November – Gratitude, Earth Appreciation, Numbers Opening Activities – Play Dough Hammering Golf Tees into boxes (See October Preschool for picture reference) Tracing Lines – Picture of leaves falling off trees. (source: education.com) Put printable in sheet protector and gave each child a wipe and a dry erase marker. Feed the Turkey – picking up

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October Preschool

Halloween is a favorite for all young kids. It is so fun to work with excited kiddos! 5 weeks flew by working my preschoolers. October – Emotions, Empathy, and Shapes Opening Activities- Matching Games Stringing Pasta (stick spaghetti noodle in PlayDough and string noodles, this is great for little hands not quite ready for a

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September Preschool (introductory month)

First month of School, September. The first few times of school is always the hardest, for all ages, for both the children and the teacher. I always try to plan my lessons around establishing routines and making things very simple and repetitive. We practice and practice our routines. For example we sing an opening welcome

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Preschool Circle Time

A consistent routine that takes place every preschool day is Circle Time. I want to use this post to outline circle time. I use this time at the beginning, after the Opening Activity to bring my little class together and individually welcome each child. We sit in our labeled chairs for this part and go

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Preschool Introduction

This year I decided (it worked out) that I was able to do a little preschool in my home. It was perfect timing where my baby is old enough to be a consistent napper and my two oldest would benefit from the group ‘school’ time. I am writing this post after I have done preschool

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Family Car Emergency Kit

Most families spend a lot of time in the car. This could be during school year getting everybody where they need to be or SUMMER TRAVELING! Just this past year, my family has bought a minivan! We love it! I feel that I can finally breathe with all the gear my family needs to travel

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May Family Goal, Book and Songs

This month’s lineup is going to look fairly similar to the last. April got away from me. I didn’t spend as much time at home as I anticipated and had things planned we didn’t get to. We did however travel to see family. A funeral in Oklahoma, a wedding in Utah, and three National Parks

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Family Book Club

I started family book club just a couple of months ago and it turned out to be a huge success! My kiddos loved it! I wanted to document it here; how it works, what I do, and any goals or variations I plan to do in the future. This is by no means a scientific

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April Family Songs and Goal

New month, new songs and goal. This month is shaping up to be a busy one. I have Joy School at my house, General Conference is this week, Easter the next and we will more then likely have a trip to Oklahoma this month and a wedding out west we are driving to. April Goal

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