One of the keys to beginning reading is understanding the parts of words, including syllable breaks. For my beginning reader, I made a Valentine’s Day themed syllable practice set to practice hearing the “beats” in the words. We also played with syllable clip cards for fun as well. Continue Reading
I love teaching the Spanish class at our homeschool co-op. It’s an enrichment class, so we are just learning for fun. We made Spanish valentines to deliver to family. We also learned important family vocabulary.
Counting to 100 is an important concept to grasp. It’s one thing to count your fingers and toes, but it’s another to understand that the numbers keep going up. Once a student learns to count to 100, it’s time to celebrate! These count to 100 printable crowns will be something for kids to enjoy showing off their newly discovered math skills.Continue Reading
When the kids come inside from playing in the snow, I always let them have some hot cocoa to help them warm up. I decided to sneak a tiny bit of learning in on a day when it was too yucky to go outside! We practiced “marshmallow math” at the kitchen table. Marshmallow counting was perfect for a preschooler. Marshmallow addition (and subtraction) keeps my older child busy. Continue Reading