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How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

My fifth child is starting his kindergarten homeschool year, and this is honestly one of my favorite ages! They are excited about learning, and everything they do is bathed in curiosity and wonder. I love this age so…

Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension
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Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension

Once your kids learn how to read, you want to make sure that they aren’t just reading the words, but that they actually understand what’s happening in the story. This is called reading comprehension. If your kids can…

Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds
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Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds

I’ve spent a LOT of time over the last 17 years teaching kids letters and sounds. Between my time teaching in the classroom and now homeschooling my own kids, I’ve picked up many different ways for kids to…

Teach Kids How to Read: the best resources, curriculum, and tips for parents
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Teach Kids How to Read: the best resources, curriculum, and tips for parents

Teaching kids how to read can feel overwhelming. Whether you are homeschooling and the responsibility is solely on you or if your child is in school but needs extra support, it can feel like a lot – especially…

Create a Story Basket Learning Invitation

Create a Story Basket Learning Invitation

In my days as a kindergarten and preschool teacher, one of the things I loved was creating learning centers for my students. When I started homeschooling my kids, I wanted to bring this concept into our home. So…