Tagged with geography

Next Year’s Curriculum

© Budda | <a href=”http://www.stockfreeimages.com/”>Stock Free Images</a> & <a href=”http://www.dreamstime.com/”>Dreamstime Stock Photos</a> I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about and researching next year’s curriculum.  Brady has progressed faster than I expected in many areas and I’m always cognizant of the need to find a balance between challenging-enough-to-be-interesting and not-so-difficult-that-it-is-discouraging.  When it comes … Continue reading

Robot wrap-up

This last week of March has been about wrapping up several things. We finished our  Pre-K Hooked on Phonics, we have one more week  of US geography (see this entry for tips on teaching geography to preschoolers), and of course we wrapped up this month’s Science and Anatomy themes (Robots/simple machines and organs respectively). This … Continue reading

Geography for Preschoolers

We’re wrapping up our study of US states and territories and I thought I’d share the resources I’ve found that have helped make Geography accessible to a 3 year old. “The Little Man in the Map” by E. Andrew Martyoni This colorful, engaging book helped my son learn the states and their locations quicker than … Continue reading

Solar system

Here’s what we’ve been up to this week. Letter: V Word family/book: ‘-ug’/”All Snug” No number this week. Brady can recognize them up to 100 so I’ve decided to focus more on the handwriting aspect for the moment. Unifix activity: Adding 3-4 small numbers using unifix cubes as a visual aid. Time: Time to the … Continue reading