Homepreschool and Beyond

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  • A Balanced Approach:

    Homepreschool and Beyond will give parents the knowledge they need to find “balance” for their family. Find out what young children need to know—and how to teach it. Gain the confidence you need to relax and enjoy those precious preschool years—and beyond.

    “Susan Lemons gives you the blueprint…”

    • 26 Chapters
    • Covers all areas of development
    • Covers all areas of curriculum
    • For a ages 2-8
    • Developmentally appropriate
    • Literature based
    • Spiritual and character building emphasis

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About the book: Homepreschool & Beyond

   Attention, parents of preschoolers!  Do you want to provide a quality education for your preschoolers at home?   Are you thinking about homeschooling?  Then Homepreschool and Beyond is for you!  In this one book, you will learn:

-What preschoolers really need

-What preschoolers should be learning, and how to teach it to them

-What life experiences are important for your preschooler

-What “readiness” is, and why it is so important

     Need ideas for discipline?  Art, music, and play experiences?  It’s in there.

     Want to know how to decide if your child is ready for Kindergarten?  Do you need help transitioning from preschool to Kindergarten?  It’s in there, too.

      Want to learn more about homeschooling–why families homeschool, how to get started, how to choose curriculum, and so on?  Gotcha covered. 

      Homepreschool and Beyond  includes:

A Balanced approach; addresses the needs of the whole child–body,   mind, and spirit

Faith-based: Emphasizes discipleship and character training

Developmentally Appropriate

Emphasis on learning through hands-on activities and real life

From the Book’s Back Cover: 

     Many parents struggle to know what to teach their preschoolers.  Some take a “hands-off” approach, providing little in the way of educational activities.  Others emphasize early academics, drilling their youngsters on colors, numbers, and letters while overlooking play and other experiences that are vital for normal development. 

       Preschoolers thrive somewhere between these extremes.  They need a balanced, faith-based, developmentally appropriate approach that emphasizes relationships, simple daily routines, readiness and reading aloud. 

     Here is a complete chapter list:

Part 1:  The Basics:

1.  Homepreschool?

2.  Teaching Through Parenting

3.  Discipline

4.  The Importance of Readiness

5.  The Importance of Routine

Part 2: All About Books

6.  Teaching Through Reading Aloud

7.  Better Than Captain Underpants: Choosing Good Books

8.  Book Lists:  Preschool Through Grade School

Part 3:  Skills

9.  Family and LIfe Skills

10.  Goals of Spiritual Development

11.  Speech and Listening Skills

12.  Cognition and Memory Skills

13.  Pre-reading and Pre-Writing Skills

14.  Early Math Skills

15.  Physical Development

16.  Learning Science

17.  Social Studies

18.  Music

19.  Arts and Crafts

20.  Holidays and Traditions

Part 4:  Games and Play

21.  The Power of Play

22.  Playful Learning Activities

23.  Learning Games

Part 5:  Curriculum and Methods

24.  Why I Flunked Kindergarten–and Why Your Child Doesn’t Have To

25.  Choosing and Using Curriculum–First Grade and Up

26.  Homeschooling Methods and Resources

27.  Keeping Preschoolers Busy While Teaching Older Children

Appendix:  recommended Resources; Making the Decision to Homeschool After Preschool. and  more!

 Look for it on Amazon.com, Christian Book Distributors, and other homeschool suppliers!

 © 2010 Susan Lemons all rights reserved. 


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