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When I was a kid people taught letter names before they taught letter sounds. If you visit a Montessori school you will find that they do not even teach the names of the letters, they only teach the letter sounds.

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Spend more time with your kids by playing scratch cards with them. Create your own scratch cards by putting a sticky back plastic on the spot where you want the scratch paint to be. Mix 1 part dishwashing liquid and 2 parts acrylic and paint 2 layers of the mixtures.

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DIY Scratch Off Lottery Ticket - So cool! My 6 year old son is fascinated with lottery tickets. This could be a fun reward system.

Stories of an Unschooling Family: sprinkling Capitals Into blog Titles in A Random fashion..."I don’t know if you’ve noticed… I am hopeless at capitalising blog titles. It’s a bit of a hit and miss affair. I know my blog title should start with a capital. The important words also need capitals and the smaller unimportant ones don’t… have I got that right? Important… unimportant? How do I decide what is important and unimportant? Has it anything to do with word length? …"

Stories of an Unschooling Family: sprinkling Capitals Into blog Titles in A Random fashion..."I don’t know if you’ve noticed… I am hopeless at capitalising blog titles. It’s a bit of a hit and miss affair. I know my blog title should start with a capital. The important words also need capitals and the smaller unimportant ones don’t… have I got that right? Important… unimportant? How do I decide what is important and unimportant? Has it anything to do with word length? …"

unschooling...I remember when my kids were much younger. They’d bring me a picture book and ask me to read it, and I would say, “Not this one again! Don’t you want me to read you something new?” They’d shake their heads and I’d sigh and begin the book for the 100th time, or so it seemed. Yes, sometimes children want to stay with the same book for a very long time.

I remember when my kids were much younger. They’d bring me a picture book and ask me to read it, and I would say, “Not this one again! Don’t you want me to read you something new?

When a Child Wants to Read the Same Book Again and Again | Stories of an Unschooling Family

When a Child Wants to Read the Same Book Again and Again

Alphabet Coloring Pages - great idea for baby shower!  Print all the letters on cardstock or heavier paper. Have guests color the pages anyway they like and sign a message for baby on the back. Have the pages laminated and bound into a keepsake book!

Alphabet Coloring Pages - great idea for baby shower! Print all the letters on cardstock or heavier paper. Have guests color the pages anyway they like and sign a message for baby on the back. Have the pages laminated and bound into a keepsake book!

From Around the Web: Unschooling and Learning to Read | Stories of an Unschooling Family

How do unschooled children learn to read? Can we trust them to learn to read in their own time? What if a child is still not reading after a ‘reasonable’ amount of time?

Stories of an Unschooling Family: How Younger Siblings Learn by Listening In

On Sunday Father S began his homily: “In Hamlet it says, ‘To thine own self be true’.” Gemma-Rose dug me in the side and whispered loudly, her eyes wide with excitement, “Hamlet!

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First Day of School picture w/frame! Love this idea! Have students hold up frame, take their picture, post up on bulletin board or send home?

Stories of an Unschooling Family: Sharing Some Thoughts on Children and Writing

Stories of an Unschooling Family: Sharing Some Thoughts on Children and Writing

Stories of an Unschooling Family: Under the Spell of the Australian Bush: Books, a Movie, a Walk ..."My daughter Sophie gave me a beautiful pair of silver and pearl dangly earrings. I’ve worn them every day since Christmas. I was wearing them, together with a long skirt, (and a spray of perfume), when we headed off into the bush, a few days ago, for a walk..."

My daughter Sophie gave me a beautiful pair of silver and pearl dangly earrings. I was wearing them, together with a long skirt, (and a spray of perfume), …

Word Sort Organization: I am so doing this for next year! No more tiny scraps of paper all over the room!

SPELLING - Word Sort Organization: I am so doing this for next year! No more tiny scraps of paper all over the room!

Stories of an Unschooling Family: Why Do Some Children Love Writing?...The other day, Sophie appeared with a huge smile on her face. "I've written a blog post," she announced, and then added, "I wrote it your way. It's like one of your stories."  "Tell me about it," I encouraged.

Stories of an Unschooling Family: Why Do Some Children Love Writing?...The other day, Sophie appeared with a huge smile on her face. "I've written a blog post," she announced, and then added, "I wrote it your way. It's like one of your stories." "Tell me about it," I encouraged.

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