Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Free 66-page Preschool Unit (Free for One Week Only)

This Preschool Unit of printables for math, writing, and reading is free for one week. The unit has over 60 pages of printables and is available as a download with no catches, and no payment information needed.


The ebook contains the following printables for teaching preschool:

-Alphabet Match
-Size Sort
-Word Cards
-Number Match
-Cloths Pin Clip Cards
-Missing Numbers
-Number Puzzle
-Match the Picture
-Number Sequence Puzzles
-Pre-Writing Skills
-Scissor Skills
-Puzzle Match
-Lacing Card
-Magnet Page
-Uppercase and Lowercase Sort
-Small, Medium, Large Sort
-Word Trace

How to Get this Freebie: Download the free Tools Preschool Unit here.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Butterfly Ideas

Great info links:
Butterfly Website (amazing site)

Learning Activities:

Coloring pages:

Craft Ideas:

We are making plastic bag butterflies... I found it on this lovely blog that I just came across yesterday.... go check the blog out!

Supplies needed:
  • zip-close plastic sandwich bag
  • half a pipe cleaner
  • scissors
  • all kinds of scraps from your “craft pantry”(sequins, beads, patterned paper, tissue paper, coloured pasta)

The Fuzzy Caterpillar
(Tune: Itsy Bitsy Spider)

The fuzzy caterpillar
Curled up on a leaf,
Spun her little chrysalis
And then fell fast asleep.

she was sleeping
She dreamed that she could fly,
And later when she woke up
She was a butterfly!

The Butterfly Song
(Tune: Up on the Housetop)

First comes a butterfly and lays an egg.
Out comes a caterpillar with many legs.
Oh see the caterpillar spin and spin,
A little chrysalis to sleep in.

Oh, oh ,oh wait and see!
Oh, oh, oh wait and see!
Out of the chrysalis, my oh my,
Out comes a beautiful butterfly!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Easter Ideas and Links ...

This idea is so cool. I am definitely going to be making this for my daycare tomorrow.
The kids are going to love it. They love doing stuff now with writing and sentences.

This is an adorable game....

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Days of the Week

days of the week
(to the tune of "The Addams Family")

Days of the week, (snap snap)
Days of the week, (snap snap)
Days of the week,
Days of the week,
Days of the week. (snap snap)

There's Sunday and there's Monday,
There's Tuesday and there's Wednesday,
There's Thursday and there's Friday,
And then there's Saturday.

Days of the week, (snap snap)
Days of the week, (snap snap)
Days of the week,
Days of the week,
Days of the week. (snap snap)

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mighty Book Jr

Over 900 animated storybooks with quizzes, etc. free to homeschoolers through December 2011.

Click "subscribe now" at the top, and use coupon code "learntoread".

I just subscribed but I like what I see so far.... :) Got to love the free resources.

Progessive Phonics

Progressive Phonics

Progressive Phonics is an all-in-one reading program that is easy, fun, and totally FREE---that's right, totally and completely free!

And with Progressive Phonics, ANYONE can teach a child to read and write in just a few minutes a day, which makes it ideal for parents, teachers, tutors, volunteers and home-schoolers.

star No experience necessary. Just pick a book and start reading it with your child/students.

star Matching handwriting worksheets and activity sheets for each book -- when children write what they learn, they learn it better.

star Also teaches the essential sight-words (phonics rule-breakers) that most phonics programs fail to teach.

star Instant access -- download and use today. (Free registration required, but there are sample books you can look at before registering.)

star Our books can be read on-screen or printed on your color printer. Each book takes 4--8 minutes to print and uses as little ink and paper as possible.

But don't judge a book by it's home page. Read one of our books with a child and see for yourself.

I have just signed up to start using this program... and so far I am loving it!!!!

Valentine Craft Ideas

Check out the link above for the craft below... from

Valentine's Lapbook

We have not done a Valentine's lapbook in a few years and I am going to do one with all my daycare kids also. So they will have it done come valentine's day. I will make my daughters more geared to her age then the other little ones just to give her more of a challenge. So here is where I will post my different ideas of what I should use in the lapbooks.

here are some FREE printables you can use for your lapbook or for Valentine's Activities:

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Funnix Reading Program... free download

Just a heads up that this is free to download for all of January.


During January 2011
FREE Funnix Reading Program
Yes, FREE!!!

Computer requirements: You will need at least 2 GB of free space available on your computer. PC users: XP, Vista, Windows 7. MAC users: 10.4 or above. You will need a high speed internet, either cable or DSL. Dial-up is not recommended.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Themes for this month... WINTER

I am putting together some things for a Winter theme and I thought I would share it all with you.

Finger plays
5 Little Snowmen

5 little snowmen sitting on the ground, (pat hands on floor)
the first one said; "oh my aren't we round." (make circle with arms)
The second one said; "there are snowflakes in the air." (wiggle fingers above head)
The third one said; "but we don't care." (shrug shoulders)
The fourth one said; "lets run and run and run. (pat hands quickly on the floor)
The fifth one said; "I'm ready for some fun." (smile)
Whew went the wind (blow) and out came the sun (make circle with arms over head)
and the five little snowman knew their fun was done.( pretend your melting)