Structured school or "free" for your toddlers?
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June 2nd, 2009, 04:26 PM
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Lonestar State
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When mine show an interest I work with them a little bit. It's mostly spontaneous like arranging magnetic letters on the fridge, or drawing them on the magnadoodle. Toby really wanted to have school books so at age 3 I got him the youngest ones from Handwriting without Tears and Explode the Code. Ben is now 3 and I've just made him a basket of crayons, papers and stickers to play with while we do school. When he wants a real book, I'll get him one. We've also done lots of
Learn to Read at Starfall - teaching comprehension and phonics
with the little ones.
Yes, Ben LOVES reading the starfall stuff! I just wish they had more... especially the music one. There are only 6 composers listed.
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"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales.
If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." ~Albert Einstein
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