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Category Archives: Homeschool Preschool

When I think back to kindergarten, I have so many happy memories- Mrs. Johnson, colored tape on the floor where we sat in rows, painting butterflies, Kraft Handi-Snacks for snack time …ahhh the good life. I was a good student from the very beginning and graduated high school with an above 4.0 grade point average in the […]

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Follow along as we “row” classic children’s literature with Before Five in a Row. Learn more about BFIAR here.                                   Book Summary “Katy No-Pocket” is a story about a kangaroo who does not have a pouch for her baby. She […]

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What is Before Five in a Row? From fiveinarow.com: Dedicated to protecting and nurturing the early years of childhood, Before Five in a Row opens up the world of learning through great books and creative play, and builds a solid foundation for more formal education to come. This important product has two sections: the first […]

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Follow along as we “row” classic children’s literature with Before Five in a Row. Learn more about BFIAR here. Summary “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” is a story about a dad who takes his children on a bear hunt and has to overcome several obstacles along the way. Notes & Thoughts I got this […]

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Book summary A caterpillar goes through its life cycle from egg to butterfly eating some fun foods along the way. Notes & Thoughts This was the very first theme we explored during our preschool homeschooling. Gabriella was 34 months old. I had already ordered the Before Five in a Row manual and wanted to get […]

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