Tongue Twisters | Language Skills | Preschool and beyond! There are quite a few benifit's of teaching tongue twisters to young children. It's fun and has tons to contribute to your little learners education. #preK #Kindergarten #homeschool #learningthroughliterature #homeeducation #learningpoems #phonics #vocabulary #speech #development
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The Benefits of Teaching Tongue Twisters to Children – Language Skills for Pre- K and Kindergarten

Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry, Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry.... I have fond childhood memories of laughing with my friends as we competed to see who could say this simple tongue twister the fastest, without getting all mixed up. There are some other popular ones, such as 'Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers...' and 'How… Continue reading The Benefits of Teaching Tongue Twisters to Children – Language Skills for Pre- K and Kindergarten

Teaching Life Skills! Tidying up can be a daunting task for your young homeschoolers! Here are some tips to help make keeping the home tidy easier for all.
Homeschool, Inspiration and Tips for Parents

Tidying Up – Life Skills for Homescoolers

  Tidying up is not something that appears to come naturally to my children. Does it for yours? Luckily, for us all tidying up is one life skill that can be taught. Teaching our children life skills is something we should all be adding to our daily homeschool schedules. Helping to keep their homes tidy… Continue reading Tidying Up – Life Skills for Homescoolers

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3 Ways to Calm Your Child Down with Pictures

Do you ever walk through a room and see something that makes you smile? Maybe it is a photo or a card from a special person in your life. Do you know why companies use pictures to sell us stuff? Pictures are the easiest way to send us a message, to get us excited or… Continue reading 3 Ways to Calm Your Child Down with Pictures

Rabbit Trails - Life Is The Curriculum for homeschoolers
Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature, Reception

Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

Just like real life rabbit trails, educational trails are joined together in never ending circling paths; creating an information network through which we can journey with our homeschoolers. I first heard about following ‘rabbit trails’ in the context of using literature studies to inspire and direct learning in other subjects. Classic works are full of… Continue reading Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature

How to do Family Read Alouds When You Can’t Read Aloud

Have you ever been struck by laryngitis and been unable to read aloud to your children? Unfortunately I have! This week I lost my voice for only the second time in my entire life. Getting the children to listen and pay attention has been a real challenge. Eye contact has been an absolute life saver.… Continue reading How to do Family Read Alouds When You Can’t Read Aloud

Inspiration and Tips for Parents

The Big Move – Choosing and Packing The Toys

If your planing on moving abroad, are having to down size for a local move, or simply feel like it's about time to have a good clear out of the toy cupboards then this low stress, family friendly method is for you. The greatest struggle of our big move was deciding which of the toys… Continue reading The Big Move – Choosing and Packing The Toys

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Memory Trees: Helping Children Cope With Losing Loved Ones

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.… Continue reading Memory Trees: Helping Children Cope With Losing Loved Ones