After you’re done with a beginning reading program, what’s next? It’s time to move on to practicing with real books! This list contains some of our kids favorite books to “graduate” to.
As we have we have spent countless hours reading aloud as a family, we have discovered many treasures. The books listed here are some of those favorites.
Having activities available to keep hands busy during read-aloud time is a “mom hack” that has blessed our household for years! Even my littlest ones will stick around during our longer read-aloud sessions when they have something to do while they listen.
In the early years of homeschooling my children I was in a hurry to see progress and not yet able to just enjoy the process of my children maturing at their own pace. In those days language arts worried me.
The love for books starts young! This post contains some of our favorite books for toddlers; perfect for snuggling up before bed. My husband and I could recite most of these with our eyes closed, and we still enjoy them.
Unit studies are a great solution for families who want to explore a topic more fully. Instead of a segmented homeschool day where history, language arts, or any other subject you cover in a day have nothing to do with one another, a unit study can bring all of these areas together in an exciting adventure of learning.
In our home we require just a few daily subjects are covered together as a family. Beyond that we love exploring the excitement of learning with many different books and resources. Here are a few of the extras I have used during our morning times together…