An A to Z box is great kit to create to practice learning letter names and sounds. As kids hold each item (for each letter or sound), they have a physical and sensory (in come cases!) experience to help solidify the letter sounds and names. Plus, what could be better than handling little toys to play with the alphabet? Our alphabet box is a fun way to practice recognizing and sorting letters in a hands-on way.
I don’t do a letter of the day or letter of the week program with my preschool, but so many people like to focus their learning themes around letters of the alphabet. Here are some of the fun alphabet activities and crafts we have done (and plan to do) here on Line upon Line Learning. More will come, as my youngest is now a toddler and soon to be a preschooler. I expect we’ll be doing preschool alphabet activities and alphabet crafts for a long time yet to come!
It’s one thing to say the colonists wanted freedom from England, but students should learn just why it came to that. What changed from the early 1700s to 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed? As students look at the perspectives of various characters (real or not) from history, they will gain a better understanding of what the reasons for the American Revolution were.Continue Reading
If there is one subject that we return to in our homeschool again and again, it is that of the coral reef. My kids love Nemo, Dory, and their friends, so of course learning about their habitat in the oceans of the world is a subject we love to learn about. What could be better than doing some hands-on learning about the coral reef to make school time fun and exciting? Here are some of the best ideas I’ve found from the web.Continue Reading