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Toddlers and Preschoolers in Homeschool

Tips for Frazzled Homeschool Moms
Now that we are teaching the oldest two of our four children, my wife, Mary, has had to develop an intricate strategy in order to have a productive day. By Scott Stroud.

You Know You’re A Homeschool Mom When… 
You get to change more than diapers, you get to change their minds.

Homeschooling: The Early Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child

Homeschooling: The Early Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child
by Linda Dobson
Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They’re willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That’s why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their children at home during these critical years—the years that lay the foundation for developing learning skills that last a lifetime. Inside, respected homeschooling author Linda Dobson shows you how homeschooling can work for you and your young child.

Activities for Toddlers

Activity Ideas for Preschoolers
…or… “Yes, you can still get something done with older kids when there’s a toddler in the house.”

Bry-back Manor
Activities for young children and children with special needs.

A Homeschool Curriculum for Preschool and Kindergarten
Can anyone recommend a curriculum for pre-K and kindergarten? Lillian Jones answers this FAQ.

Plenty of projects on this Pinterest board for your preschool at home.

Homeschool Preschool Curriculum
Need a homeschool preschool curriculum? Have you thought about homeschooling your child – but aren’t sure you have what it takes to persevere? Homeschooling during the preschool ages is a great way to try everything out and see if it’s going to work for your family. By Michelle Caskey, Homeschool Your Boys.

How to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While You Are Homeschooling
Divide and conquer. Put books on tape for your child. Provide a Dress-Up Box. These and more great ideas from Linda J. Coyle.

Making Learning Fun
An early childhood education website filled with educational printables and activities for the children you love.

Shirley’s Preschool Activities
A work-at-home, homeschooling mom of five children (aged from teen to tiny ‘tot’) shows you convenient, easy, no mess, no fuss, user-friendly preschool activities so that you can use your time effectively.

Teach with Babies (and Toddlers) on the Hip?
Probably the most worthwhile answer I can give you is “Relax. Give yourself permission to do only what you can do.” Take baby steps (pun intended). by Susan Beatty.

Toddler Homeschool
Pinterest board with lots of activities for little children at home.

Advice About Homeschooling with Toddlers

A homeschool mom gets her older children to learn math using the family infant as a source for math problems. For example: Alex said, “A newborn baby seems tiny, but she can go through a lot of diapers. If Renée keeps up a steady pace of seven dipes/day until she is potty trained – let’s say, about two and a half years old — how many times will we have to change her?”

Bev Bos Video Interview
When we talk about early childhood development, what are the basics? Give yourself some time to really listen to this video, and then to play it again for your spouse.

Homeschooling with little ones around.
I’m often asked how to homeschool when you have babies and toddlers underfoot.

How to Homeschool Preschool
You just want the majority of your preschooler’s activities to be moving, interacting with you, playing, storing up a rich database of language and experience, and learning to be a nice little human.

How We Homeschool PreK (3 years old) What we use, and routine!
Evelynn is started to home school, at 3 years old. We are currently doing PreK curriculum, mostly focusing on learning to read and write.

Organizing Your Homeschool, Daycare, and Household
How is one suppose to live at home, work at home, run a child care at home, and have a school on top of that?

Preschool Homeschooling
Don’t rush your child through their childhood because you think you are giving them a head start on achieving great things. By Bev Krueger.

Tykes on Trikes
We’re Tykes On Trikes, a coalition of young children (ages 0-5) throughout the world who are ticked off. If our parents won’t protect us from this hype, we’ll do it ourselves. We have had enough! We are tired of being the pawns of big government, corporations, politicians, teachers’ unions, pharmaceutical companies and other special interest groups.

Universal Preschool
Here, you can learn how to use the universe as a preschool, so that your children will grow up to be successful, well-adjusted, happy adults. Our goal is to help parents make a better universe, one child at a time.

What is the “myth of the first three years” that you talk about?
Brain science has told us very little about what we can do to raise our children and raise our children better. By John Bruer.

Why Preschool Shouldn’t Be Like School
New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. By Alison Gopnik, Slate, March 16, 2011.

Social Networks for Those Homeschooling Toddlers

Homeschooling Toddler Group
Share tips for homeschooling bright, little children.

Discussion list for parents homeschooling preschool and kindergarten, ages 1-5. Topics include curriculum selection (whether necessary or not), teaching tips, creative learning ideas, time management, as well as others.

Preschool Homeschool moms
A place where at home preschooling mom’s can get together, share ideas about crafts, planning, attention span, field trips, children and fun!

Toddler/Preschool Homeschool Group
Exploring homeschool or just want to give your little ones a good start, check out resources and get support from others in our Facebook group.

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