Parents are feeling pressure to begin academic learning at younger ages. Many have come to believe that they will fail their children if they aren’t “ready to learn” by age five. Here’s some information to help you relax about the preschool years.
Enjoy a comprehensive list of articles writen by experienced mothers and fathers in the homeschooling communtiy.
Preschool: At What Cost? by Susan K. Stewart
“Does she go to preschool?” the nurse asked about our three-year-old granddaughter. When our reply was no, she looked as though she didn’t know how to respond. Bob explained as long as our granddaughter was living with us, she wouldn’t be going to school. That only brought more blank stares.
It hasn’t been long ago preschool was an uncommon option. If a child attended one, it was a couple days a week for short intervals of social and play activities for three- and four-year-olds, or all-day programs that provided child care for working parents.
Toddler and Preschool Learning Tools by Susan K. Stewart
Goals of Spiritual Development By Susan Lemons
Preschoolers and Worksheets by Debbie Feely
Ready for Kindergarten By Debbie Feely
Priorities for Preschool by Debbie Feely
Preschool At Home
Debbie Feely compiled an extensive list of resources for parents in her book, Preschool at Home: What do I do with my child before Kindergarten? This is list of all those resources with links to Amazon (affiliate).
Many of our audio store resources address the preschool years. Visit our audio store for a wide variety of mp3 recordings covering preschool and other topics.
There are a lot of helpful resources throughout the internet that can help you teach preschool at home. For a full list of preschool website links please visit our Internet Connections page.
CHEA offers several books on the subject of preschool and preschooling at home. Please visit our online book store to find more information about these books.