5 Resources for Homeschooling Preschoolers

With all the homeschooling resources available to parents today, it’s very easy to homeschool your preschool aged child. Here are some resources to get you started.

Preschool Curriculum

In preschool, children learn their shapes, colors, number and letter recognition, and basic writing skills. Some preschoolers even start learning how to read, although for some children this skill isn’t mastered until kindergarten.

While it is not necessary to have a set curriculum to teach a preschooler these basic concepts, there are curriculums available that can help make teaching preschool easier.

Many preschool curriculums have been prepared by homeschooling mothers who have experience homeschooling their own children. Curriculum such as “Learn and Grow: Hands On Lessons for Active Preschoolers” by Michelle Caskey gives you step-by-step instructions for each lesson so that you don’t have to spend hours preparing your own lesson plans.

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Three Fun Ways to Teach Kids Letters and Numbers

Do you remember sitting in kindergarten with a teacher at the front of the classroom running you through flash card drills? While this is still an effective way to teach little ones their letters and numbers, there are more creative ways to deliver lessons, especially at home. Instead of flipping through flashcards, use one or more of these five ways to teach your kids letters and numbers:

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DIY Glowstick Lanterns

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These glow stick lanterns have been really popular on Pinterest this summer. I have made them a couple of times with my boys and they are really fun. They are great for when you are hanging around on the patio and/or fire pit in the evening, or they are also fun to take camping.

For this project you will need:

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Bath Fun: How to Make Soap Crayons

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On rainy days it’s sometimes hard to find things to do in the house to keep the kids busy. Surprise your kids with this fun bathtub paint. They will have no problem taking a bath, any time of day! I had a hard time getting my kids out of the tub.

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How to Make Bathtub Paint

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On rainy days it’s sometimes hard to find things to do in the house to keep the kids busy. Surprise your kids with this fun bathtub paint. They will have no problem taking a bath, any time of day! I had a hard time getting my kids out of the tub.

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