Aliterature-rich preschool homeschool curriculum to makelearning the ABC fun!
Weekly preschool lesson plans, printable lettersand writing worksheets, easy crafts for kids, preschool &kindergarten themes, children’s stories, nursery rhymes andmore are included. The benefits of this preschool homeschool curriculumAbout ABC Fun & 1-2-3
GENTLE,NATURAL, FLEXIBLE LEARNING...“A mother’s first duty to her children is to secure for them a quiet and growing time, a full six years of passive receptive life, the waking part of it for the most part spent out in the fresh air.”
As homeschooling moms we know howimportant it is for children to enjoy the freedom of childhood,yet not miss out on opportunities to lay the solid foundation that they will need when formal learning begins.
The ABC Fun & 1-2-3
preschool homeschoolcurriculum combines both of the above
in an adult-& child-friendly weekly programme that introduceslittle ones to the letters and sounds
of the alphabet.
“There is reason to believe that the thrill the youngster finds in experimenting with the natural things about him at home is soon stifled by the distractions and regimentation of the typical school program.
(Raymond Moore, Better Late Than Early
We know from our reading and from personal experience thatjust like our babies learned to walk and talk intheir own time, without much help from their parents, thatchildren who are read to and encouragedto explore their surroundings, will want to learnto read and write in their own time. They will also need much less'teaching', if they are not forced to do too much before they areready.
ABC Fun & 1-2-3 is suitable for children aged 3-6. Many families use it together with
or before they use the
programme, if their children are still very young.
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WHAT THIS PRESCHOOL HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM WILL DO FOR YOU
1. ABC Fun &1-2-3reduces stress
With this preschoolhomeschool curriculum your children will be introduced to theletters of the alphabet and numbers in a relaxed and fun manner, usingquality children's books and real life experience, and bydoing concrete learning activities that are appropriate forpreschool children.
2. Stories are good for kids and they love them
"Children are made readers on thelaps of their parents." (Emilie Buchwald)
If you set a good example for yourchildren by showing them that you enjoy books and if you readand enjoy books together and share this joy with them, intime they will almost naturally be keen to learn about the letters that make up the printed text in stories.
Using this literature-rich preschool homeschool curriculum that will be easy.
"Kids need to see their parentsreading, and they need to be read to themselves as early as possible.Young school-aged children benefit from responsive reading of storieswith their parents. Such literacy-nurturing activities have been shownrepeatedly to foster optimal language development." (MelLevine, A Mind at a Time, p 148)
3.ABC Fun & 1-2-3 provides age-appropriate activities
“The idea that parentsshould hurry reading, spelling, writing, or math ahead ofchildren’s normal development is not supported by a singlereplicable research study in the world or by any clinical experience inhistory. All history, research and common sense points in the oppositedirection! We repeat: Any who push the three R’s early denythe readiness the Creator built in – reasonably maturevision, hearing, taste, touch, smell, reason, brain growth,coordination – as clearly documented in our books BetterLate Than Early and School Can Wait.”
(Raymond and Dorothy Moore, The Successful Homeschool FamilyHandbook)
Research shows that too much formal learning when children arevery young can be detrimental to their development, but thatif the correct methods
are used, you canstimulate interest, stir up a delight for learning and lay a goodfoundation for when children are developmentally ready to start moreformal studies.
The ABC Fun & 1-2-3preschool homeschool curriculum was written with this inmind. Use it to ignite a love for literature and a love for learning inyour children, without the pressure commonly associated with otherpreschool materials. Reviews of good quality stories (not twaddle) thatyou can share with your children are included.
4.ABC Fun & 1-2-3 makes your life simplebecause it
- provides a structure to follow,
- minimises research and planning,
- helps you set up a learning routine in your home and
- gives you a sense of security as you can see what yourchildren are learning
- gives you something you can show to others too, somethingyour children can be proud of!
- suggests hands-on activities that are do-able (with minimalmess and fuss)
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Happy customers say:An ex-preschool teacher's experience:
"I want to say thanks for creating such a great preschoolprogram. My 5 year old wants to do school just like her big brother butis just not ready for the grade 1 program we are using. We have onlystarted your book but already she is much more content because she isdoing school. I've never bothered with e-books before as i havepreferred to have a printed book in front of me but I have to say thatI am impressed with ABC Fun & 1-2-3.
I am happy do give a more detailed review when we arefurther in to the book. But so far, so good!"
Irecently purchased ABC Fun & 1-2-3 from Shirley, which comeswith my highest recommendation! I taught for 2 years, and thought thathomeschooling meant that everything had to be perfect and that I had toprovide everything for my children that they would be getting if theywere attending a nursery school and put so much pressure on myself thatI spent half my life prepping lessons and programmes that I was tootired to give to my children ...completely defeating the entire pointof having them at home with me!
Anyhow, what I love about Shirley's programme is that she gives anoutline for the week, providing structure, which Ineed, and the activities are great and most of the stuff you will havein your home, and it is flexible.
It also introduces the alphabet in such a gentle and informalway and yet both my children recognise and point out letters whereverwe are and are delighted that they can recognise them! I am relaxed,they are enjoying it! And learning!
Eloise, Momto Matthew 4, and Amy 3 (South African, living in Australia)Order
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ABOUTABC FUN & 1-2-3
ABC Fun & 1-2-3
is a tool to help you toteach your little ones about the ABC and counting, combining hands-onactivities, nursery rhymes and stories to create a gentle learningexperience for preschoolers. It is intended to be used withchildren aged of 3 to 6, but it could be used withmodification for older and younger children too.
I have a 5 year old son with Down Syndrome and we have really been working on his writing this summer. Your worksheets have made it so much more fun for him that just writing letters. Thanks to you and yourbook! Thank you for helping him over the hump!
ABC Fun & 1-2-3provides age-appropriate learning activities, learning exercises and stories to read, which will stimulatechildren and not burn them out at this young age.
ABC Fun & 1-2-3is the culmination of good ideas and teaching tips gathered over yearsof homeschooling which have been incorporated into a learningsystem that is easy for busy moms to follow.
Over 100 quality stories,listed from A-Z, available at the library are reviewed. It is notnecessary to buy them all but you can invest in your favourites if youlike!
ABC Fun & 1-2-3eliminates the need to spend time seeking age-appropriate preschoolactivities. Instead you can spend more time doing things you love withyour children!
TheABC Fun & 1-2-3 preschool homeschoolcurriculum is available as a printed book or in ebook format.containing 26 weekly lesson plans plus 3 sets of printableworksheets (80 pages), which include the following preschoolactivities: Order
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WEEKLY PRESCHOOLLESSON PLANS
- Introduction to the letter of the week (large printableletters)
- Stencil sheets - for no fuss art activities
- Alphabet collage - your child creates her own ABC book
- Pre-writing tasks - tactile and gross motor activities
- Worksheets- emergent writing and patterns
- Story time - reviews of selected stories to read aloud
- Memory pictures - for pictorial narrations
- Food and easy recipes to try
- Fun activities and games
- Number fun - concrete counting activities
- Bible characters - Christian stories (optional)
- Visual identification
Please note: This isNOT a phonics or formal reading programme. It is meant to be used as afunintroduction to the letters of the alphabet with preschool-agedchildren that are not yet ready to learn to read using a formal phonicsprogramme.
This is also NOT a Maths curriculum. Itsimply gives suggestions for fun ways for children to learn aboutnumberconcepts in the concrete setting of their home environment.
Besides all of the above there arealso chapters offering:
- Advice to New Homeschoolers
- Useful Internet Resources
- Homeschooling with Babies and Toddlers
- Am I Doing Enough? – encouragement for whendoubts come!
- Reviews of Other Resources
- Lesson Planning – to help you gently scheduleyour day
- Overview of Learning Activity Categories
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