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Choosing the Right Preschool Curriculum for Toddlers

By Upliftingfam @upliftingfam

Preschool Curriculum for Toddlers 1Tonight I was browsing the Internet for some fun activities to keep my toddler entertained during the day so that he isn’t spending countless hours in front of the television.  I was impressed with the amount of information that I was able to find when I searched for free preschool curriculum.  In fact, I was somewhat overwhelmed by the amount of material  that I found online and I am not exactly sure where I want to begin.  He has been going to daycare and they have already started teaching him some basic material.  I found a bunch of materials that is free to print and use.  If you want a strict program, there are packets that you can download each year for a nominal free.  Teaching hasn’t always been my natural gift and talents but I know how important it is to teach my son and give him activities to keep him from getting bored.

Disclosure:  The opinions in this post are my own and I was not compensated for this post.

I have a general idea in my head and wanted to come up with a schedule that would allow me to have the time to work on other projects and manage to keep my son entertained.  I am not sure if my schedule will work out as planned but I will give it a try and see how it works out for me and my son.  I want to continue teaching him new things so that he is ready for Kindergarten in a few years.  I will be adding a new section on my blog and will share some of our daily activities on my blog.  I also want to include some Christian/Biblical stories and bible time into my daily lesson plan.

My estimated schedule for preschool:

6 am to 8:30 – work on my blog or networking while reclining on the couch

8:30 to 9:00 – breakfast

9:00 to 11:00 – craft, lessons, and learning activities

11:00 – 12:00 – watch Sesame Street or another educational program

12:00 – lunch

12:30 to 2:30 – nap time – I plan on laying down resting/networking/social media/blog while reclining on the couch

2:30 – Snack time

2:40 to 5:00 – bible time, free play, music time, playing outside (weather permitting), coloring, play with play-dough, ect

This will be a learning experience for me and I am thankful that I have the opportunity to enjoy spending time with my son.  I am unable to work a traditional job due to my physical limitations.  I am thankful that my son is a bit more independent now so that I no longer have to constantly pick him up or carry him around the house.  At this point he wants to be independent and do things for himself.

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Do you home school your child?  How do you find new curriculum for your child without spending a bunch of money?


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