Category Archives: Preschool

Review: Ann McCallum’s Beanstalk: The Measure of a Giant

I’ve been curious about using math stories to teach Boobear different concepts. The idea just appeals to me, so when the Review Crew was offered the chance to review one of Ann McCallum’s math stories, I grabbed the chance. The … Continue reading

Review: S is for Smiling Sunrise

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, reviewers were given the chance to review a book for the family. The book is an alphabet book called S is for Smiling Sunrise and is offered by a company called WordsBright. We … Continue reading

Review – La La Logic Preschool Curriculum

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I recently reviewed La La Logic’s Preschool Curriculum. I received a lifetime membership. The logic curriculum is geared towards ages 3-6 and is an online logic curriculum. Since Boobear could do with some … Continue reading

Review: Kitty Cat Numeration & Ordering

We recently got the chance to review a great product through Educents. If you don’t know Educents, they are a great company that offers homeschool products at amazing deals and for all ages. Make sure you check them out! How … Continue reading

Review – Alpha-Phonics


Like everything else we do, I had no interest in pushing Boobear to learn to read. I watched for signs he might be ready, chatted with him about it, but didn’t push. Then one day he told me he wanted … Continue reading

Review – Ooka Island Adventure

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Boobear has been showing interest in learning how to read and I’m always on the lookout for things that can help me help him learn. When I was offered the chance to do an Ooka Island Adventure review as a … Continue reading

3Dinosaurs Romping & Roaring ABCs – Review

Cassie over at has designed a fantastic preschool curriculum – Romping and Roaring ABC Printable Packs. Anyone familiar with the printable packs Cassie makes already knows that she makes great printables for various ages that cover a wide range … Continue reading

Preschool Activities – Letter F

As you know, we’re speeding up our preschool activities. We’re doing two letters a week now and taking one day as an easy day where we work a bit in workbooks – dot to dots, sticker activity books, and the … Continue reading

Bear Snores On Printables

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Boobear adores the series of “Bear” books by Karma Wilson. His current favorite is Bear Snores On and I decided to see if I could find any printables to go along with the book. Thankfully, Cassie over at made … Continue reading

Nature Studies

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As we study more of Charlotte Mason’s techniques, we’ve decided to include nature studies as a big part of our science. Eventually we may decide to do something like a lapbook on butterflies – then get out there with our … Continue reading

Preschool Activities – Letter B

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Now that we’re finished with the vowels, our preschool activities this week focused on the letter B. He’s moving quickly through the activities and even though I added a couple of things to slow him a bit, instead I found … Continue reading

Preschool Activities – Letter U

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We’ve finished the vowels now! Boobear keeps trotting about going “A E I O U – we’re the vowels, we’re the glue!” Yes, we do a good bit of Leapfrog in this house. So here’s our preschool activities for the … Continue reading

PreK Activities – The Letter O

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We worked on the letter O for our prek activities this week. We worked on some handwriting, did some math games, matched up octopi by size and made an art page to go in our alphabet book. We watched some … Continue reading