ABC Fishing Preschool Activity Bag

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ABC Fishing Game Preschool Activity Bag

This ABC Fishing Printable is so fun! Simon and I played with this preschool busy bag frequently when he was just a little guy. A big thanks to Joli Rumrill for contributing this alphabet learning game to Homeschool Share. Download the game using the link below.

Alphabet Fishing Game Preschool Busy Bag

Find More Preschool Busy Bag Activities on the Homeschool Share Pinterest Board!

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This One Book.

Want to use Homeschool Share, but you don’t know where to start?

If you have preschool, kindergarten, or 1st grade students, you can simply get going with The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud**Some of the books are best suited for preschool

We have free unit studies and lapbooks for eighteen of the stories found in this one book! Each unit study provides 1-2 weeks of learning, depending on how many of the lessons you want to incorporate into your plans.

The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury + Homeschool Share

So, when you buy The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud, you potentially have enough material to last one semester or even an entire year! The book is a fantastic deal at just  $22.60, and the unit studies & lapbooks are FREE!

Here is an index so you can easily find the titles on site.

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.**

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown**

The Snowy Day by Jack Ezra Keats**

Freight Train by Donald Crews — See our Trains Lapbook Study which includes this book

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

Curious George by H.A. Rey

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann**

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton

Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Petunia by Roger Duvoisin

Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss

The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman

Free Kindergarten Printable Packs!

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Have you seen the Kindergarten Kits at Homeschool Share?

There are almost 20 different kid-friendly themes for you to choose from including Dino Dig, Fairy Tale, Forest Friends, Australian Animals, and many more!

Each kit includes a variety of skill based activities for your 4-6 year old: mazes, simple word finds, classifying animals, creating stories, counting games, measuring, simple addition, and phonics fun.

My son and I enjoyed so many kits this past school year! Some of our favorites were Monster Mash and Deep Blue Sea.

If you have little people in your homeschool, be sure to check them out and include them in your summer or  fall plans!

Show and Tell ~ Superheroes!

Never fear . . . Superheroes are here!

If you have boys, you know that they LOVE superheroes!  They live capes, tights, special powers, swords, light sabres, etc . . .

Megan at House of the Rising Sons found out just how much fun a Superhero study would be for her 3 school-aged boys and how easy it was to adapt this Kindergarten kit for her 7 and 3 year old.  I love what she has to say about our boys wanting to be heroes:

But wait, isn’t that what we want our children to become? Heroes!
Don’t we want our kids to grow up knowing and believing that God’s call on their lives is to love others,
stand up for the weak and be peacemakers,
all while trusting God and loving Him?”

As they discussed Superheroes, they were able to talk about their real life superheroes – their Daddy and their Heavenly Daddy – and how they love and protect them.  They were able to go a step further and discover that they can also be heroes by standing up for their friends, showing bravery and becoming prayer warriors.  Don’t you love that word?  Warriors.  That words puts all kinds of images in my mind, all of them with the same characteristics of a Hero.

I love the creative drawings and the imagination of the heroic actions of his Superhero – “Covered bad guy with goop and saved the people”.

All Superheroes must know their alphabet!  Other things he will learn: following directions, colors, cutting, tally marks, but most importantly – how to be a real life Superhero!

Megan homeschools her 4 boys – 7, 5, 3 and 1.  Her 5 year old has Pfeiffers Syndrome and a hearing disability, which you can read more about on her blog.  Because of this, she teaches ASL along with their other studies.  You can read more from her on Sign Language on her blog as well.

Have you used aHomeschool Share unit, lapbook, or resource lately? Have you blabbed it on your blog? If so, please link up to your blog post and let others read about your Homeschool Share adventures! Please link back to us too!