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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Plant Life Cycle Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Plant Life Cycle Lesson Plan

by / on July 7, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To learn about the life cycles of plants Message: Plants grow from seeds. Plants grow and change. Book(s): Nature’s Cycles: Plants by Dana Meachen Rau Plant Life Cycles by Julie K. Lundgren Seeds by Gail Saunders-Smith Seed to Plant by Lisa M. Herrington Acorn to Oak Tree by Lisa […]

Baby Sign Language: Feel

Baby Sign Language: Feel

by / on July 6, 2015, 8:00 am

Teach your baby the sign for the word feel in baby sign language with the following descriptions and videos. Feel Form the hand into an open hand. Touch the middle finger to the chest. Rotate the hand up and away from the body.   Form the hand into an open […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Even More Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Even More Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

by / on July 5, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To review the alphabet Book(s): Any alphabet book Music: Sing the ABCs while reviewing the fingerspelling alphabet (http://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-alphabet/) Craft/Activity 1: Learn to Write Uppercase Letters (http://www.education.com/slideshow/learn-write-uppercase-letters/) Craft/Activity 2: Learn to Write Lowercase Letters (http://www.education.com/slideshow/learn-write-lowercase-letters/) Craft/Activity 3: Alphabet Mazes (http://www.education.com/slideshow/alphabet-mazes/) Image Credits Even More Alphabet Review Preschool Activities © 2015 […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: More Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: More Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

by / on June 30, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To review the alphabet Book(s): Any alphabet book Music: Sing the ABCs while reviewing the fingerspelling alphabet (http://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-alphabet/) Craft/Activity 1: Alphabet Worksheet Set (http://www.education.com/slideshow/get-ready-reading-all-about-alphabet/) Craft/Activity 2: Now I Know My ABCs Workbook pages 3-15 (http://www.education.com/workbook/now-i-know-my-abcs-workbook/) Image Credits More Alphabet Review Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

Baby Sign Language: Telephone and Phone

Baby Sign Language: Telephone and Phone

by / on June 28, 2015, 8:00 am

Teach your baby the sign for the words telephone and phone in baby sign language with the following descriptions and videos. The sign is identical for both English words. Telephone Form the hand into the signed letter Y. Hold the hand to the side of the face with the thumb […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Plants Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Plants Lesson Plan

by / on June 27, 2015, 7:30 am

Objective: To learn about plants Message: Plants are living things that need light and water and that usually live in the ground. Book(s): Plants by Rebecca Rissman Plants by Sally Odgers What Is a Plant? by Jennifer Colby Plants Are Alive! by Molly Aloian Music: “Five Spring Flowers” Five spring […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Alphabet Review Lesson Plan

by / on June 26, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To review the alphabet Book(s): Any alphabet book Music: Sing the ABCs while reviewing the fingerspelling alphabet (http://parentingpatch.com/baby-sign-language-fingerspelling-alphabet/) Fine Motor Skills: CCBS pages 389-405 BPW pages 68-79, 204-211 LLA pages 56-60 PALAW pages 30-31 Uppercase pages 29-32 Lowercase page 27-32 Craft/Activity: Trace the Alphabet Worksheets (http://www.education.com/slideshow/tracing-letters/) References Big Preschool […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Animal Life Cycles Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Animal Life Cycles Lesson Plan

by / on June 23, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To learn about the life cycles of animals Message: Mammals are born live. Birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians are born from eggs. Baby mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles look like small adults. Baby amphibians look different from adults. Book(s): The Life Cycle of a Human by Robin Merritt Watch […]

Baby Sign Language: Comb

Baby Sign Language: Comb

by / on June 21, 2015, 8:00 am

Teach your baby the sign for the word comb in baby sign language with the following description and video. Comb Form one hand into a claw. Hold the hand website to the side of the head. Move the hand backwards in a motion that mimics combing the hair.   References […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter Z Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter Z Lesson Plan

by / on June 19, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To learn about the letter Z Book(s): Zlata, Me, and the Letter Z by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed Zack’s Zippers: The Sound of Z by Cecilia Minden and Joanne Meier Zz by Kelly Doudna My “X, Z, Z” Sound Box by Jane Belk Moncure Music: “The Letter […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter Y Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter Y Lesson Plan

by / on June 16, 2015, 7:30 am

Objective: To learn about the letter Y Book(s): Yesterday and the Letter Y by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed Yoshi’s Yard: The Sound of Y by Joanne Meier and Cecilia Minden Yy by Kelly Doudna Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. Y” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd6-tamGBKs) Fine Motor Skills: CCBS pages […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter X Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter X Lesson Plan

by / on June 14, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To learn about the letter X Book(s): Xavier and the Letter X by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed Alex and the Box Shop: The Sound of X by Cecilia Minden and Joanne Meier Xx by Kelly Doudna Music: “The Letter People – Meet Mr. X” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAeZJGXFikE) Fine Motor […]

Baby Sign Language: Push

Baby Sign Language: Push

by / on June 14, 2015, 6:00 am

Teach your baby the sign for the word push in baby sign language with the following description and video. Push Form both hands into open hands. Hold the hands in front of the body with the palms facing forward. Move the hands forward.   References Porpora, Tracey. 2011. The complete […]

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter W Lesson Plan

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Letter W Lesson Plan

by / on June 11, 2015, 8:00 am

Objective: To learn about the letter W Book(s): Walter in the Woods and the Letter W by Cynthia Klingel and Robert B. Noyed Wan and the Dog Wash: The Sound of W by Joanne Meier and Cecilia Minden Ww by Kelly Doudna My “W” Sound Box by Jane Belk Moncure […]

Baby Sign Language: Share

Baby Sign Language: Share

by / on June 7, 2015, 8:00 am

Teach your baby the sign for the word share in baby sign language with the following description and video. Share Form both hands into flat hands. Hold the hands in front of the body with the palms facing the chest and with one hand over the other hand. Rotate the […]