The Importance of Reading to Children

Reading books is an important part of our daily rhythm and everyday learning. We follow a mostly play-based learning style and the concepts my oldest has grasped from books always amazes me. Reading offers a number of benefits for children including vocabulary building, knowledge of the world around them and different cultures, developing imagination, andContinue reading “The Importance of Reading to Children”

Simple Math Play

Numeracy is an important skill for everyday activities, logical thinking, and reasoning. In an attempt to form a deeper understanding of whole numbers, we have been digging into the basic concept. We have incorporated two simple math resources that are making learning both organic and fun. As we navigate through the days of a pandemicContinue reading “Simple Math Play”

Back To School

This year is different for so many, our family included. Lily attended an amazing play based preschool last year. She loved her school days full of sensory play and positivity but they made the decision not to open this year due to COVID. I had already decided we were going to venture into homeschooling beforeContinue reading “Back To School”

Homeschooling Daily Rhythm

I am anxious to get our first year of homeschooling off and running but at the same time I do not want to rush our down time. I have been taking time to plan out our year and what daily rhythm will work best for our household. To me preschool is just slowly introducing aContinue reading “Homeschooling Daily Rhythm”