Crow Boy by Taro Yashima is a great tale about a young boy’s school career and the assumptions made by his peers
Tag Archives: elementary reading
Review: Focus on Fives Kindergarten Curriculum (BJU Press)
Learn about the new Focus on Fives curriculum from BJU Press and see how it worked in our home.
Review: Carole P. Roman Children’s Books
We were excited to receive a variety of selections from Carole P. Roman’s assorted series. Learn our thoughts on the children’s story and history books recently added to our homeschool library.
Review: The Boxcar Children Early Reader Set
Sharing a new book with your children is always exciting, especially if it is from your childhood. Here’s our thoughts on The Boxcar Children Early Reader Set, published by Albert Whitman & Company.
Elementary Reading Resources
This post is filled with my favorite and most cherished resources to teach reading. I’ve used most of these since Bear was in preschool and I’m glad I kept them for my other cool kids. Some items are free while other others can be purchased for $1-$8 in-store or online, especially if buying used. ForContinue reading “Elementary Reading Resources”
Preschool Reading Lessons with Learning Dynamics
Today I’ll be sharing our experience while using the Learning Dynamics program with Princess. This is a structured, multisensory, phonics-based system created to teach children how to read. For this review, we received the entire Learning Dynamics Reading Program.
Christian Heroes Then & Now (Book/Unit Studies)
Enjoy the review of this faith-based biography series and corresponding Unit Study guides.
Book of the Day: Hank the Cowdog Series
Last year I introduced my son to the Hank the Cowdog series by John R. Erickson. I enjoyed this series as a child and gladly shared Hank’s funny stories with Bear. Hank has his share of adventure while solving mysteries on a ranch in the panhandle. Throughout the series, you’ll be introduced to various charactersContinue reading “Book of the Day: Hank the Cowdog Series”
Our World Travel with Paddington Bear (Review)
Last month my children enjoyed a week following Paddington Bear‘s adventures while traveling to London and Peru. This Branch Out World literature study includes art, science, math, and geography activities. Information about the author, illustrator, and countries are also included. Branch Out World was created by a home educating family with over 20 years ofContinue reading “Our World Travel with Paddington Bear (Review)”
Top 3 Tips to Help You READ More
Reading is a hobby that I’ve enjoyed since childhood and my love for books has increased over the years. As a child, I enjoyed mysteries and recently introduced Bear to the Hank the Cowdog series. It makes me smile when he retells the stories I remember from childhood. Even, my younger two love listening toContinue reading “Top 3 Tips to Help You READ More”