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The problem with a good portion of readers designed for very young children who have just started reading is that they are so mind-numbingly boring, too simplistic to interest adults (or even children) for very long. In addition, they also tend to be cheaply-designed, falling apart after the slightest bit of hard play. Marie Rippel, designer of the relatively new and very unique All About Learning curriculum, certainly recognized these pitfalls and sought to avoid…

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In addition to the FIAR Volume 1 curriculum manual, the following books were included: Lentil by Robert McCloskey The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack Storm in the Night by Mary Stolz How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost Five in a Row is a very popular curriculum for young children. This set…

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This Abeka set of little books is what our family used to help all five of our children practice the phonics they were learning. These were the first books that they read. I sold my set after all my children had used it, but I kind of wish I still had it because of the memories that are attached to the books and their simple stories. You can read more about my family’s experience with…

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Popular Homeschool Phonics Programs and Readers Alphaphonics- A classic reading program that has been around for many years. Bob Books- a favorite of my boys’ when they were learning to read. Stories are written with the simplest of words promoting success for the beginner. The illustrations, too, are very simple, but appealing you children. The books are very small and a stack of them¬† can be easily carried around be a child that is eager…

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Many mothers and fathers are questioning the once taken for granted practice of sending children off to kindergarten at age five. With homeschooling options readily accessible, some parents are considering teaching their child Kindergarten at home. Homeschool kindergarten is a natural extension of the previous years when the parent has been the child’s primary teacher. The Basics of Homeschool Kindergarten One of the best books I know of for a quick and easy course on…

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First Grade Learning at Home by Ann Ward See what used Learning at Home curriculum is available today! Teach your first grader at home! A well organized, easy-to-use curriculum manual that includes Bible, Bible memory, Language Arts, Art, Arithmetic, Health, Manners,¬† Responsibility, Physical Education, History, Geography, and Science. Daily lessons are based on a four day week allowing the fifth day for field trips. Daily ideas for teaching at home. A great tool for character…

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In the FUNtastic Folder, “I” is for Insect by Sharon Crooks you will find that Science is central ,but your children will also be practicing phonics, handwriting, and math in this unit study that keeps little hands busy. Free this week (regular price $8.95) Science is central ,but your children will also be practicing phonics, handwriting, and math in this unit study that keeps little hands busy. I have included a picture of a sample…

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