Today started a new chapter for us. We started Preschool at Home!!!
With the help of lots of online resources such as 1+1+1=1, Preschool Corner, Spell Outloud, 2TeachingMommies, COAH, and MakingLearningFun, we are under way.
I have no idea what I am doing, but with a lot of prayer and patience from me and the guinea pig, we are going to try this thing!
Our goal is to do a few activities each day centered around a letter and theme, and call it Preschool! I will most likely focus on a letter/theme for 2 weeks since there are a couple days we just won't be here to do it!
My focus will include (and feel free to comment any that I am missing!)
-daily devotion/prayer time/simple verse memorization
-calendar exposure: months/days of the week
-tons of read-alouds
-exposure to graphic organizers
-recognize all letters and introduce sounds
-count consistently to 20....50
-recognize numbers to 20....50....100
-one to one correspondence
-learn and practice developmentally appropriate life skills
-crafts and tons of fun stuff!!!
Here is the simple, simple, simple lesson plan template I am using bc I have to organize my brain somehow!
I am sure there will be a great deal of changes in what this looks like for us, but I have a boy who asks to do school time every single day, in the sweetest voice you've ever heard. How can I say no to that????
Next, up....I will post pics of our playroom/school room. I spent the weekend working on the space, using MOSTLY stuff I already had on hand. Thank you old school stuff!!!