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Reusable Dry Erase Flashcards – DIY

Do you have a child who needs or loves hands-on activities? What about a child who needs immediate and/or constant feedback while they’re working? Me, too! Today I am sharing how I use these dry erase flashcards to provide feedback and let my daughter work independently. Plus, they are totally customizable, so you can use …

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The Ultimate Homeschool Resources List

It can be exhausting looking for homeschool resources and curriculum. I have put together a page of resources that I hope will bless you and make your homeschool resource search easier! General Homeschool Curriculum Resources Christianbook.com Timberdoodle Thriftbooks Pinterest Rainbow Resource Ted Ed Ron Paul Curriculum Teachers Pay Teachers Coursera Academic Earth Arcademic Skill Builders …

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Sort a Scene – Long Vowels and Dipthongs Practice

Mastering long vowel sounds is an important part of learning to read. There are so many vowel teams and phonics words for emerging readers to memorize and understand, that it can be daunting. Today, I’m sharing an activity that I like to use with the first-grader: Sort-a-Scene: Long Vowel Sounds. Related Post: 5 Writing Activities …

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Counting Syllables: Fun Activities + Teaching Tips

Are you looking for fun ways to work on pre-reading skills? Maybe you are wondering how in the world to teach counting syllables. Or why we need to teach counting syllables in the first place!? Wondering how to teach syllable division or identifying syllables to your kindergartener or preschooler? Well, then you are in the …

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Have Fun While Teaching Letter Recognition With Alphabet Bingo

Before becoming a mother, I taught high school math.  So, I never taught very many “learning the ABCs” kind of activities.  My how life changes!  Now that I stay home with the pumpkins and my oldest just turned 5, we do ABC activities for all the time.  I love looking for and coming up with …

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