Tag Archive: Reading

Favorite Books for Preschoolers

Welcome to this weeks edition of 4 Moms, 35 Kids: How Moms of Many Manage.  This week we’re sharing some of our favorite books for preschoolers. Although we read lots of books to our preschoolers, I  limited this post to mostly picture books  I’ve  intentionally tried to keep this the short, short list.  If you…

The Holy Cat? Beginning Readers and the Bible

Each day Mark or I try to speak with each child about their Bible reading.  For the younger ones this usually takes the form of questions to make certain they are completing the readings and understanding what they read. My conversation with Savannah (5) about her reading in Matthew 4 confirms that not only is…

Reading the Bible in 2011: Are You In?

Each year all readers in our family read through the entire Bible.  It may be one of the most important things that we do.  After all if our kids excel at calculus, read Latin fluently and are able to change the course of history with their oratory skills but do not know what God says,…

Books for Mom: 4 Moms Answer Questions

Welcome to this weeks edition of 4 Moms, 35 Kids: How Moms of Many Manage.  This week we’re answering reader questions. Be sure to visit the other 4 Moms to find out what questions they are answering today: KimC at Life in a Shoe Connie at Smockity Frocks Headmistress at The Common Room Today I’m…

Current Favorites for Science, Bible and History

There are often things that I want to post about or recommend, but find that I don’t have time to get a full post together.  So here are some of our current favorite resources,  tools or blessings. ♥  Among the Pond People (and others in this series) – A delightful living science book with lovely,…

Multi-Level Homeschooling with Sonlight

I mentioned in one of my last question and answer posts that our family has successfully used Sonlight Curriculum as a basis for multi-level teaching in our home.  Many of you were interested in a more detailed post about Sonlight pros and cons and using it with multi-levels. If you haven’t read my previous posts…

Study Pod Review and Coupon

When I found out that I would be receiving a Studypod to review, the first thing that I did was Google “Studypod”.  What in the world was this thing that would be arriving in the mail?  Was it a new way to present unit studies? A room to lock your children in until they were…

Teaching Reading

Edited to add:  Be sure to read the comments and leave one of your own. We have generally taught our children to read early, beginning around age 3 or4 and having proficient readers by age 4 or 5.  Reading allows children to learn on their own and feeds that natural love of information that they…

Great Reading Sale

Several of you have asked about book recommendations. I still intend to post about those, but I received word of this sale a few days ago and had to pass it on. These two series would be high on my list of recommended reading, along with Hentys and Lamplighters (but those aren’t on sale right…

China Homeschool Resources

This year  and next we are studying the history of the Eastern Hemisphere. It has been one of our most fun and interesting studies in a history program that has been full of fun and interesting. We are currently working our way through China and I just had to tell you about a few of…