JUL
19
2015

K4 Kindergarten Curriculum Video Review

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Is my Letter of the Week Preschool Curriculum a little too easy for your student? Are you ready for something a little more challenging? Then the K4/5 Kindergarten Curriculum is for you! The K4/5 Curriculum is geared towards kids ages 4-5 who are ready to start kindergarten (or have completed my Letter of the Week preschool curriculum) and want a fun hands-on kindergarten curriculum.  The curriculum introduces beginning reading, math and handwriting skills that will give your student a huge advantage as they proceed through their elementary years. Upon completion of this program, students will have a basic understanding of simple addition and subtraction, place value, basic 1 and 2 vowel words, beginning reading skills, logical thinking and much more! With this curriculum you also receive 34 weeks worth of daily lesson plans to help guide you through a full year kindergarten skilled activities. Here’s a video review of my Kindergarten Curriculum to help give you a better idea … [Read more...]

JUL
07
2015

K4 Kindergarten Sight Word Sentences

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Hi everyone! I’ve had several requests for a K4 Kindergarten sight word sentences worksheets. What makes these different from my other sight word sentence worksheets? Well, these words correlate directly with my K4 Kindergarten curriculum so you can use them as you go along through the program.   What do the worksheets include? Each worksheet has a new word along with a funny sentence. Students will practice tracing the word several times. Then they will write it on their own. Next they will add the word to a funny sentence, and make up their own fun sentence to go along with their new word. Students will also cut out the letters and spell the word correctly to complete a sentence. This is great for fine-motor skills and spelling practice! Next they will write the word to complete the sentence.   Finally they will make up their own sentence using their newly learned sight word! The repetition of using and reading the word, along with the variety of activities … [Read more...]

MAY
12
2015

K4 Kindergarten Beginning Math Subtraction Worksheets

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Good morning homeschoolers! I have a fun new addition to my K4 Kindergarten curriculum for you today! I had a request to add in some subtraction worksheets, so that’s exactly what I did! Introducing the Beginning Math Subtraction Worksheets! We cut out each card, then had our Teeny Tot use paper clips to select the correct answer based on the items on each card.   --> Download the Kindergarten Beginning Math Subtraction Worksheets here! <-- These are very basic subtraction problems to help introduce the concept. If your child is having a hard time with the subtraction process, use a manipulative to help them understand what is happening. I would choose anything that interests them such as goldfish, cheerios, matchbox cars, small animals, beads, etc. Have them count how many objects they see to start. Then have them take away the number of items subtracted on the card, then recount to see what they have left over. You can laminate these and students circle the … [Read more...]

MAY
05
2015

Kindergarten Missing Numbers Worksheets

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I’ve had a lot of requests to add higher numbers to my K4 Preschool Curriculum missing numbers worksheets. So I’ve updated them to include 1-100 missing numbers worksheets to help add some challenge and fun into your day! The number activities are great for number recognition, counting skills, and logical thinking.   For those of you who don’t know, I also have missing letter activities that help work on alphabetical order along with uppercase and lowercase letter recognition. Simply read the set of numbers (or letters) to your student and then have them either say then write the missing number (or letter) in the blank spot. The downloads also include printable letter and number tiles if they prefer to glue the tiles into place rather than writing in the missing items. The Missing Letters activities include capital and lowercase A-Z worksheets. The Missing Numbers activities now include numbers 1-100. --> Click below links to download 1-100 Missing Numbers … [Read more...]

APR
27
2015

Teeny Tot Tuesday–Kindergarten Learning Games

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Good morning readers! And happy day to you all! We’re nearing the end of our school year, and then we’ll be heading out for a nice long summer break! But until then I thought you might like to see what the Teeny Tot is up to. Seriously I have to get her a new name. She’s definitely not teeny anymore. Well, she’s the teeniest one in our house, but I think at 6 I’m going to have to let go and give her a big girl name. Pardon me while I cry for a bit. As most of you know we’re doing a mix of my K4 Kindergarten and the Abeka Kindergarten this year. With some other goodies thrown in for good measure. If you want to see a complete list of what she’s been up to you can check it out in our 2014-2015 curriculum post. But let’s take a peek at some of her stuff for this week. I also found some pics of her doing the LOTW games, and she still loves to bust them out, so I included them just for fun Here she is practicing her handwriting. This is a A-Z, 1-9 Handwriting practice free download on … [Read more...]

APR
07
2015

A Beka Book Reading Review – K5

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Good morning everyone! Since we’ve completed my K4 Kindergarten program last year. However since the Teeny Tot isn’t old enough for first grade yet, I decided to do the ABeka K5 reading program with her this year for review, and to enhance her reading. Here are the products that I use, and what I think is necessary out of all of their options for kindergarten. I did want to mention that I’ve had these products since Strawberry Shortcake was in kindergarten. ABeka has since upgraded some of their items, and so they might look a bit different now. Just wanted to give you a heads up! Click the play button below, or click here to see my ABeka K5 Reading Review video: Here is a list of products that I recommend getting if you plan to use the K5 reading program. 198021 Homeschool K5 Phonics, Reading, Writing and Numbers Curriculum 99201 Letters and Sounds K5 101109 Basic Phonics Readers 182389 Basic Phonics Flashcards 102083 One-vowel word cards 102784 … [Read more...]

MAR
25
2015

Kindergarten Worksheets and Phonics Activities

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good morning readers! It’s been a little while since I did an update on what the Teeny Tot is doing. We just got back from spring break and she’s been working diligently on her kindergarten year. She’s reading well now, and still having fun doing all of the K4 Kindergarten activities along with some other fun things that we add in here and there. So I thought I’d take today to give you a little snapshot of what she’s been up to. She loves to do mazes, and so she’s been working her way through my K4 Kindergarten maze worksheets this year.   She also likes to do puzzles. Since she’s our last little one to go through the curriculum, I just printed the K4 Number Order Puzzles on copy paper, and then she cuts them apart along the lines. Next she reassembles them onto a piece of construction paper and glues them down to complete the puzzle.   Of course we’re working our way through Math U See, and she’s having fun with her blocks as usual!   To help with … [Read more...]

MAR
09
2015

A-Z Alphabetical Order Puzzle

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Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all continuing to enjoy and use our new homeschooling community! I am blown away by the response we received, and I’m so glad that it seems to be of benefit to so many people! I have another fun freebie to share with you today! For those of you who don’t know, I created the K4 Number Order Puzzles quite awhile ago, and so I thought it would be fun to have an alphabetical order puzzle as well. I’ve had this on my “to-do” list for quite some time, and finally had the chance to sit down and make it!     --> Download the A-Z Alphabetical Order Puzzle here! <--   Directions: Print the A-Z Alphabetical Order Puzzle download on copy paper, or cardstock if you would like to re-use it. Have students cut along the solid lines to create puzzle pieces. Next have them place the pieces in alphabetical order to complete the puzzle. You can laminate and re-use this puzzle, or have them glue the pieces in order on a … [Read more...]

JAN
27
2015

Sight Word Printable Worksheets

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Welcome back lovely readers! Since my sight word activities are one of my most searched pages, I thought it would be a good idea to put them all in one place for you to see!  So here they are, all of my free sight word flashcards, worksheets, and activities! Check back for updates regularly! Sight Word Flash Cards & Wall Caterpillars:   Sight Word Worksheets:   Special Themed Sight Word Games:   And that’s it for now, I hope you enjoy these sight word activities in your homeschool and classrooms!   Looking for more printables, worksheets, and activities? Check out my printables page for more goodies! … [Read more...]

JAN
19
2015

A Day in the Life of a Kindergartener

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Happy new year everyone! School is officially back in session and we’re all rip-roaring ready to go! Well, kind of. Mostly we’re still mentally on vacation. But… We have to start sometime or we’ll be doing school over the summer, and no one wants that! So I thought I’d take time today to do a Teeny Tot Tuesday post. It’s been a little while since we’ve check in with our favorite kindergartener, so let’s take a peek into her day and see what she’s been up to! The not so teeny tot has been doing well in her Math U See Primer curriculum. She’s learning to use the blocks and has most of them memorized now. She’s well into basic addition and getting used to the concept of adding numbers together.   I’ve also mixed in some of my K4 Kindergarten work for her this year, so here she’s working on one of my A-Z handwriting worksheets.   She actually went through all of my K4 Letter Hunt worksheets last year, but she loved them and requested to add them in again this year. … [Read more...]