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Homeschooling Your Kindergartener

Your preschooler is ready for formal schooling. Now what? Many homeschooling families loosely follow traditional school guidelines for grade levels. If your child attended a traditional school, he began Kindergarten the year he turned five, providing the fifth birthday occurred before August. Those children with September through December birthdays are encouraged to begin Kindergarten the next year. When homeschooling, however, this is simply a

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Homeschooling Your Preschooler

If you have a preschooler, you may be wondering if you should be starting a formal schooling program with your child. At what age should he learn to write, read, or count? Are you already behind with his lessons? How greatly will your decisions now impact his education in the future? If you want to homeschool your preschooler, just take a deep breath —

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Field Trips for Homeschoolers

A quiet hike through the woods, a civil war reenactment, an alpaca farm, a bakery tour – field trips are an ideal way to incorporate hands-on and memorable lessons into your homeschooling plans. The type of field trip you schedule will most likely correspond with the subject you’re studying, but it doesn’t have to. Opportunities to make learning fun are worth interrupting the regular

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