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Awesome Ideas That Will Make Community Helpers Fun

Awesome Ideas That Will Make Community Helpers Fun The preschool years are a time to be filled with fun and wonder. They are just beginning to learn about the world around them and all the things that make our communities function. So there is no better time to plan some fun community helper activities than … Read More

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Sensory Tray Ideas That Will Make For A Sensational Summer

Sensory Tray Ideas That Will Make For A Sensational Summer Sensory bins or trays… it doesn’t matter. What matters is the contents you put inside yours! Here at Homeschool Mastery Academy, we adore sensory play. The educational benefits to sensory trays are many. Sensory play supports language development, cognitive growth, motor skills, problem-solving skills, social … Read More

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10 Games You and Your Preschooler Can Easily Enjoy Together

10 Games You and Your Preschooler Can Easily Enjoy Together Gametime can be such a fun and inviting way to spend time with your family.  Think of all the activities that encompass playing games…conversation, action, thinking skills, logic skills, teamwork, friendly competition, following directions…and that’s just a few! Being able to enjoy time together, with your … Read More

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20 Outstanding Weather Books for Preschool and Up Here

20 Outstanding Weather Books for Preschool and Up Here Weather is such a fascinating topic of study with so many varying conditions to learn about such as temperature, precipitation, atmosphere and more. Your time will be well spent reading all about mother nature and this exciting thing called weather.   We have chosen 20 worthy … Read More

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See Why ASL and Preschool are a Natural Fit

See Why ASL and Preschool are a Natural Fit American Sign Language is on the rise. Homeschool Reports tell us that homeschoolers are teaching American Sign Language in the early years, and it makes perfect sense. Combining hand signs as your children learn the alphabet –  exercises both sides of the brain, resulting in optimal … Read More

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20 Adorable & Easy to Make Finger Puppets for Kids

20 Adorable & Easy to Make Finger Puppets for Kids   Finger puppets are not only fun to make, but they are sure to bring a smile to little faces! We have collected 20 different finger puppets for kids to make and enjoy. There are plenty of crafty and imaginative ideas here for your children … Read More

The Best Sign Language Books for Kids

10 of The Best Sign Language Books for Kids

Have you thought about introducing a second language into your homeschool yet? American Sign Language is quickly becoming a recognized second language in many states, and sign language can benefit your early learner tremendously. 10 of The Best Sign Language Books for Kids There are so many positive effects that learning American Sign Language can … Read More

Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers Gushing with Love

Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers Gushing with Love

Valentines Day Crafts for Preschoolers Gushing with Love Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to create pink and red heart-shaped projects with your preschooler, so break out the construction paper, paint, and glue. It’s time to get creative with these adorable crafts. Your preschoolers will have fun creating these sweet crafts, that might make them … Read More

Exciting Ways to Study Winter Nature in the Snow

Exciting Ways to Study Winter Nature in the Snow

Worried about how you are going to keep up with your nature studies when ole’ man winter arrives? Winter nature studies are not improbable when it’s snowy outside, but they do need a bit more creativity, preparation and possibly a thermos full of hot chocolate. Don’t let the snowy weather stop you from enjoying a … Read More

Creative Out of the Box Ideas for Homeschooling with Legos

Creative Out of the Box Ideas for Homeschooling with Legos

Creative Out of the Box Ideas for Homeschooling with Legos If you have kids over the age of three, chances are you have a big box of Legos sitting around the house, too. Kids love playing with the blocks and figurines that come with these sets. They can make so many things with them such … Read More