Creating a frog from the letter F is a great way to help with letter recognition. Try this activity from Crystal & Co. touches on many skills. Find the instructions here.
Your kids will LOVE this one from Growing Book by Book! Not only will they have a blast while they practice identifying body parts, they’ll also work on phonemic awareness and rhyming, which are two important skills for pre-reading. Get the instructions here.
In continuing our theme on pets, check out our cute ebook, What Did That Dog Say?
Last month (January 2015) was our first month with our new blog and our first issue of free lessons centered around the theme Five Senses. For the month of February, we will be moving on to a new theme…PETS! What better way to start this month’s theme than with a quote: Whether you’re a cat, dog, […]
Children learn about the world around them by using their five senses. Our five senses give us five ways to gather information and learn about things. Today we are going to begin teaching children about their Five Senses, through the use of ebooks and books. Don’t feel the need to go out and by all of these […]
Welcome to Miss Humblebee’s Academy, we are happy you have stopped by and hopefully you will stay awhile. • Perhaps you are just starting to do some research to prepare your little one for school and you ended up here. • Maybe you are already working with your child at home but want to make […]
Helping prepare your child for a lifetime of success begins earlier every year. Parents can no longer take a back seat to their child’s learning. In fact, your child’s academic success can be listed as one of your top priorities as a parent. Along with potty training them, teaching them how to use their manners, […]
During a child’s first year of learning all of the basics for reading, writing and problem solving are addressed. Kindergarten curriculum is structured so that children build a solid foundation for all of their future learning. This is one of the most important times in a kid’s educational career. Letter recognition is one of the […]
When the day arrives for your child to start his or her first day of school, you may be overcome with emotion as you watch them enter into their new academic environment. It is important to understand that learning processes begin far earlier, as all children possess a natural curiosity and constantly try to make […]
Early childhood education experts say that universal pre-school programs have positive benefits for children, even if the government thinks pre-k resources should only be focused on low-income families. According to researchers, federally-funded pre-k plays an important role in brain development during the early years of life, and preschool helps prepare kids for the increased demands […]
Determining how your child learns will help you to become a more effective aid during the formative stages of his or her academic training. Unfortunately, most kindergarten prep often occurs outside of the home. This means that parents commonly gauge their children’s progress and abilities based on teacher feedback and on the quality of the […]
Preparing preschoolers for kindergarten requires a little prep. During the summer, kids have a lot of fun playing and seldom think about school work. This “summer slide” can make it harder to learn in the first few weeks back to school. Even small children (getting ready to start kindergarten) can experience this problem. The summer […]