Homeschool Organization – Good Enough

We’ve had a bit of a lag in our homeschool these past few weeks. Things have been crazy with the cruise, family coming to visit, sickness, and then the holidays.

But something else kept nagging at me – something I couldn’t put my finger on till this evening. I sat down to plan out what we wanted to do and was completely overwhelmed. I mean, it’s preschool. I have a Before Five in a Row curriculum. Tons of resources online. Facebook pages and blogs and pinterest boards. All I really need is craft ideas, a story, maybe a song…

And that’s what the problem is. There is so much to choose from with homeschool that I just keep looking and clicking and reading till I feel like my head is going to explode. Once I find something and am ready, then I rethink it a trillion times. “This would be fun on a colder day” “I could wait and do this in the spring when” and etc.

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10 Books to Start Homeschooling Your Preschooler

10 Books to Start Homeschooling Your Preschooler So this last week, I asked on Facebook what questions you all had about homeschooling a preschooler. The responses I got there, by email, and on Twitter were amazing.

I’m going to tell you right now – I don’t have all the answers. We’ve only been at this a week at home. But as a nanny who helped in numerous classrooms, then as a preschool and kindergarten teacher, I’ve worked with enough kids to know quite a bit about their learning styles.

I’ve also been researching homeschool methods and ideas for the past year and a half. I want to write on what I’ve learned, in hopes that it gives anyone interested the confidence to give it a shot. I’m going to be doing posts weekly on our days – from what mistakes I’ve made, how our routine for school goes, books that I love, crafts we make, and skills we learn (or don’t).

Today I’m going to share with you my favorite books for getting ready to homeschool and the process of teaching a preschooler. Please know that I read these over a series of months, some I still am, several I refer back to often. These are my style, so you may find them too laid back, too formal – and that’s fine. Hopefully it simply gives someone a jumping off point.

Be sure to check your local library before buying any! None of my links here are affiliates or paid, and none of the authors know I’ve featured them.

Or that I’m alive. ;)

Here we go:

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