Kindergarten is the Easiest Grade to Homeschool

I just read my last post about Kindergarten: Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time. I’m glad to see I’m still on track with what I wanted to accomplish with my six-year-old, though there have been a few tweaks. I wrote that this boy was growing – in body, intellect and creativity – by leaps and … Continue reading Kindergarten is the Easiest Grade to Homeschool

Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time

I'm so proud of my boy who just turned six-years-old. He is growing -- in body, intellect and creativity -- by leaps and bounds. He is becoming more independent, and he's in a constant state of "play." He plays well with his brother or by himself. He loves playing with his toy animals and dinosaurs, … Continue reading Homeschooling Kindergarten for the Second Time

Georgia’s Kindergarten and Homeschooling Laws

{georgia homeschooling law} {georgia kindergarten law} How to Homeschool in Georgia?  Is Kindergarten mandatory in Georgia? How old does my child have to be to start Kindergarten in Georgia? Here's a short guide I put together to answer these questions. I will do my best to keep it updated, but you can find the information … Continue reading Georgia’s Kindergarten and Homeschooling Laws

Homeschooling Reading and Language Arts for Kindergarten / 1st Grade

Last year I wrote a post titled How I've Taught Kindergarten Reading, and now I'm following that up with our reading progress this year. I have titled this page Kindergarten / First Grade because I really don't know what level my son is at, but I'm guessing somewhere between K and first.  If your child … Continue reading Homeschooling Reading and Language Arts for Kindergarten / 1st Grade

Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Weather

Like the solar system, the weather was one other subject I decided to introduce to my son to last year.  All others (besides reading and math) were child-initiated.  For this, I mostly relied on books from the library and our own book collection (see below for list of books).  For our initial lesson, I stuck … Continue reading Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Weather