Our family has participated in the Bible Bee for five years now. We have been very blessed by our years spent in the Bible Bee. The Bible Bee is a summer Bible study that your whole family can get involved in. There are study guides for each age level including Beginner and Preschool ones. I asked my eighteen-year old son to write a few words about his experience in the Bible Bee.
I’ve taught four of my children to read and it seems like they always need a bit of extra practice on their short vowels. Children learn best when they are having fun so I love to come up with games that also sneak in learning. That is why I’ve created this Short Vowel Phonics Game. It’s a bit of a combination of Candy Land and Chutes and Ladders.
Giving your child a strong start in reading begins with phonemic awareness. You might wonder, “What exactly is phonemic awareness?” …
I’ve recently created some Nature-themed preschool worksheets. While I don’t think worksheets are an essential part of a preschool curriculum, some children love doing them. This set of worksheets cover math, literacy, and visual perception. They have a fun nature theme with hand-drawn images. I’ve added a touch of color here and there for interest, but I know we’re all ink-conscious so I’ve kept it to a minimum.
A while ago we checked out The Boy Who Loved Math from the library. It quickly became one of our favorite math picture books. I loved all the math incorporated into each picture. My son studied it over and over and read all the fine print in the back and said he wants one for his own. This led me on a search to find other great math picture book biographies.
Books are a great way to learn more about history. Here are some of our favorite World War II books. …