Preschool Readiness

Letter Tracing Worksheets

FREE Letter Tracing Worksheets young students can use to learn how to form letters. Each page is unique with uppercase, lowercase, and mixed letters. Teaching stroke order to young children is fun and easy with this freebie! Free Letter Tracing Worksheets These preschool alphabet worksheets feature easy letter tracing for uppercase and lowercase letters. Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and homeschool students! Free letter tracing printables will make teaching handwriting and alphabet practice fun and...

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Is My Child Ready for Preschool? 10 Benchmarks to look for:

Raising little people is hard work. There are also so many questions. If you have a preschooler, you are probably wondering when your child will be ready for preschool. Preschool can be part of your homeschool, or at a local school. The readiness skills are the same. Here are 10 benchmarks your child needs to meet before beginning preschool. Preschool Readiness Checklist: Play: Playing is children’s work! Knowing how to play is an important skill. Can your child...

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Pre-Writing Activities for Hands-On Learning

Writing is a fundamental skill to learning. Younger preschoolers love to scribble and pretend to write. Pre-writing activities give students the skills and muscle tone they need to write. Writing doesn’t come until later. However, laying the foundation will make learning to write easier. Learning for preschoolers is all about play. Here are five, fun pre-writing activities to start with your student, today. Playdough Alphabet Mats Playdough Playdough is fun and easy to use. Kids love to squish...

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Pattern Block Templates

Preschool is the time to teach young students about patterns and sequencing. Often students learn patterns such as ABAB, AABB, or even ABCABC. We have some fun butterfly counters that are perfect for introducing young children to patterns. Pattern Block Mega Activity PackOver 700 pages of resources at your fingertips with this amazing Pattern Block Activity Pack. This set includes 230+ unique picture designs with 3 levels of difficulty each. Pattern blocks are...

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preschool goals and milestones for your preschooler

How to Set Achievable Goals for your Preschooler

By the time your curious preschooler reaches the age of 3 or 4, their learning development has grown exponentially! They will hit many milestones, but sometimes it's not clear what and how many milestones you should expect. Knowing what pre-reading skills to focus on will help you identify how to set achievable goals for your preschooler. What Your Preschooler Needs to Know: During the preschool stage, you'll notice a strong desire for independence, along with a...

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Should I Homeschool my Preschool Child?

As your child enters the preschool stage, panic may start to set in as the question looms, “Should I homeschool my preschooler?” While it’s true that there are benefits to homeschooling your preschooler, there are also legitimate concerns on focusing too much on academics at an early age. Here are some points to consider when answering the question on whether you should homeschool a preschooler. Every child has unique learning abilities, and that’s the beauty of...

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How to Choose the Right Preschool Curriculum

As your child reaches school age, it begins a bittersweet journey to more independence! It’s exciting to examine all the learning tools and possibilities for your inquisitive,exploring child. Yet, the choices and decisions to make for your preschool child can be somewhat daunting! Here are 4 tips on how to choose the right preschool curriculum for your child! Early Childhood Education & Learning Styles Each child is prone to a particular learning style. The three typical learning...

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Preschool Math without a Workbook

Preschool should be about learning in a fun way. That's why you should use hands-on activities whenever possible when teaching math! Not only is preschool math without a workbook more fun, but hands-on learning is a great way to help your preschooler remember important skills. This post describes just 5 simple activities you can try! Use them, and then see what other ideas you can come up with to replace worksheets whenever possible. (more…)

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How to Start a Monthly Theme for Your Preschooler

Homeschooling your preschooler is a fun and interesting journey for everyone involved. You'll love working alongside your preschooler as they discover new things and learn important skills each month. But how do you know what to teach your preschooler each month? Here are some tips to help you start a monthly theme for your preschooler. (more…)

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5 Homeschool Tools for Your Preschool Classroom

Various tools are needed to enrich your children’s learning. These resources can be practical, allowing you to plan your kids’ weekly schedule. They can also be fun, combining play with learning. Popular homeschooling tools can serve a dual purpose as well. They can also be used in a preschool classroom, making them practical for homeschool parents and preschool teachers alike. Here are five homeschool tools for your preschool classroom that you can also use in...

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