Category Archives for Preschool

A Charlotte Mason Education is A Joyful Education

This live presentation will air on:Friday – April 15th at 9am PacificThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp- REGISTER HERE for live access! A Charlotte Mason is a generous education- rich in the classics, arts and solid in the basics. Learn about this joyful (for you and your kids) approach to […]

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Homeschool Using Netflix

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Homeschooling with Netflixby Jen Holmstrom, Inspired Family of 5Did anyone else notice that Netflix is loaded with educational resources? It really is! When I take careful notice of the informational shows, I realize it could make up an entire year of curriculum resources. Here are some fun […]

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Seamless Learning

Seamless Learning By Jen Holmstrom When we choose to homeschool we are given a very special gift. The ability to experience hands on activities and interactive field trips that will educate our children. The special part is that these experiences can result in acquired life skills and abilities that enhance self reliance. We are raising […]

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15 Picture Books for Kids About True Historical Events

15 Picture Books for Kids About True Historical EventsBy Jen Holmstrom 1. Me… Jane – This story is about Jane Goodall as a child and her desire to help animals. Sweet story for animal lovers everywhere. 2. The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos – Erdos had an astonishing talent for […]

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The Jelly Belly Factory

The Jelly Belly Factory  by Jen Holmstrom Crushed Pineapple, Blueberry, Island Punch, and Toasted Marshmallow. Do these flavors peak your interest? They should, because these are some of the most popular Jelly Belly flavors. If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you might be interested in knowing that there are two Jelly Belly […]

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Unlocking the secrets of real science with your pre-schooler

Children are full of surprises and they can often understand much more than we imagine. The prevalent thinking in many educational circles is that young children can’t learn real science, would be bored with too much detail, and simply can’t absorb complex ideas. However, this is far from true. It’s easier than you think to unlock […]

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Dramatic Play for Smarter Preschoolers

Dramatic Play Will Make Your Preschooler Smarter By Jen Holmstrom Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Toddlers and Preschoolers are experts in what’s referred to as “dramatic play.” This is when a child uses their imagination to initiate a game of pretend or role playing. A child might peer through an empty paper towel roll […]

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Top 10 Essential Supplies for Preschoolers

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 By Jen Holmstrom Preschoolers are self educators by nature.  They enjoy exploring their surroundings and seek out hands-on projects. Providing these activities is the best way to facilitate preschool education.  In preparation for a school year with your preschooler, it is helpful to acquire the basic supplies that are […]

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The Spark Station

Presentation by Mary Ann Johnson  For parents, keeping their children inspired can sometimes be a daunting task. Coming up with ideas or even seeing what their children are already interested in can be a challenge. Bookmark

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Making Math Fun

Some people have a game for everything.  Cooking up make believe games for learning the stock market, or designing hopscotch with current events, they seem to be able to invent cool ways to learn on the fly with seemingly no help from anyone. But not all of us are so quick-witted, even though we would love […]

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