First Day of Preschool Blues

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As I drove the familiar route home, I glanced in the rear view mirror at his sweet face. “Tell me about your day, Mama?” I started explaining what happened after I had dropped him off at his first day of preschool. My first full day without my boy since he was born, I think. He […]

Preparing for Kindergarten with Brain Quest Alphabet Cards (VIDEO)

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It is true, my baby is headed to kindergarten in the fall. *sniff sniff* This is a big deal and through all the tears that I’m shedding in preparation for this big day, I’m trying to get him ready. Do I want him to be ready to leave mama and go off to the big […]

Preschool At Home Ideas

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My son is about to turn three so we have started thinking about whether or not preschool is right for him or not. Besides looking into different schools, I’ve really been trying to incorporate some preschool activities into our daily life. Preschool at home is easy and can be fun! Even the mess is a […]

10 Things to Look For In A Preschool

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If you’ve started the preschool search for your child, you know how daunting and confusing the task can be. To help you get started, here are 10 things to look for as you start touring preschools. 1) A balanced curriculum: A good preschool has a well-planned curriculum that promotes social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive […]

Preschool Craft | A Winter Walrus

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This month we kicked off homeschool preschool with my 3 year old. Mostly we’re doing some directed practice of basic skills like writing, cutting and gluing with a sprinkling of field trips and fun activities. It’s been quite fun so far, more than I imagined. And just yesterday, my daughter announced to the checker at […]

Let’s Learn with Fruits & Veggies

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I come from a family of teachers so it’s ingrained in me to turn “normal” activities into learning activities. Now that my eldest is preschool age, the opportunities for learning are around every corner. Even when I don’t kick off a “lesson”, it seems my daughter is searching for one. I mean, at three years […]

Fall Crafts for Preschoolers

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The Fall weather means more indoor activities and if you have preschoolers you know that means things are about to get busy! Having a handful of fun fall crafts in your back pocket will not only curb that energy, but you’ll end up with some pretty darling fall decor too! Here’s a round up of […]

Homeschool Preschool With Five in a Row

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Are you a homeschooling mama? Have you considered being one? I’ve been tossing the idea around in my mind and thus, have begun researching styles and curriculum. My eldest is three so I’ve been in the preschool market when it comes to ideas and lessons, and so far, have been most intrigued by Five in […]

Great Crafts To Do With Your Toddler

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Today I’ve rounded up 10 great crafts to do with your toddlers and preschoolers! Crafts are such a fun way to bring out your kids talent, teach them new things, and have fun spending time creating together! Super Hero Masks. What kid doesn’t want to be a super hero? This craft idea from Cutesy Crafts […]

A Look At Preschool Prep DVDS

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Preschool Prep DVD’s have a crazy high success rate, claim they can teach your child everything from their shapes to their colors after just a few watches, and come at a great price. So do they really work? I’m here to give you the scoop. A friend of mine swears by these DVD’s. She has […]