Lesli and I often get asked what makes A Year of Playing Skillfully unique. Last year at the Midwest Homeschool Convention, we were asked this question so many times that I decided to blog about it.
If your kids need a unique gross motor activity, consider BIG PAINTING!!! Anytime is a great time to get outside and do some active art with your family. This is a great project for children who love to move! At The Homegrown Preschooler, we love a “two-fer” – an activity where we can work on two […]
Come on in and pour yourself a cup of tea. We can hang out on Kathy’s big wide porch and talk of great ways to teach kids in the best place of all…HOME! Our book The Homegrown Preschooler is chock full of inspiring ideas to maximize the educational impact of your home, so that learning […]
At the Homegrown Preschooler, we are often asked our opinions about chores. I wrote a blog post on this very subject for Gryphon House last year. Recently, I was asked what I thought of this list of chores from www.theflandersfamily.com. I think her list is right on!
I have loved young children as long as I can remember. I babysat to earn extra money, I helped care for my younger siblings, I studied Child Development at Mississippi State University, taught in and managed Child Development Centers, authored books for teachers and administrators and still travel and speak at Early Childhood Conferences across […]