Twelve mini plastic eggs, a marker, and some pennies made a fun game for my preschooler in her beginning effort to understand basic number concepts and numerical values.
Archives for August 2015
In Chapter Two of Stephanie Dibb Sorensen’s book Covenant Motherhood: Reflecting the Role of Christ in Our Lives, Sister Sorensen talks about how as mothers, we regularly emulate Jesus Christ as we teach our children. Sister Sorenson knows Teaching is not easy. Mother days are often busy and noisy and demanding. Sometimes we don’t even know we are teaching. […]
This week is our second week of school, and nine days in to it, I’m ready for a break! One mistake I made was that I tried to jump right in to some of our curriculum. For example, we began with a review in our math book (Singapore Primary Mathematics). My son was not amused. […]
Recently, I talked to one of my friends about the hardest part of teaching our young children. We decided that the hardest part of teaching our children is that we are still learning ourselves. Our children see our mistakes and follow our own bad examples. It is so hard to teach our kids what they need […]
I remember when Raisin was in his can’t-talk-only-scream terrible two’s and I dreamed of the day that I’d get a break from it all: elementary school! At that time, I did not know then that I would end up homeschooling him, and that in some respects I’d never get a true break. I’ve always wondered how […]