preschool

Wow!  This is the lowest price I’ve seen on these!  Be sure to grab the Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Numbers for just $.75 SHIPPED! I got my set in the mail this weekend.  They are cute!  Bug had fun playing with them on the fridge today.  When I bought them, they were $.90/set .  I’m going …

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Wooden Magnetic Numbers 10 pc set | just $.90 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 8, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,kids/toys savings,preschool

Wow!  This is the lowest price I’ve seen on these!  Be sure to grab the Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Numbers for just $.90 SHIPPED! These magnet sets have GREAT reviews on Amazon too! And don’t forget the ABCs! The Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets are just $2.39 SHIPPED!  Grab a couple sets so …

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FREE Trial of ABCMouse | Online PreK-Kindergarten Curriculum

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 6, 2013 · 0 comments

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ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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Kid’s Craft: Painting with Toy Cars

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 25, 2013 · 0 comments

in Homeschooling,kid crafts,preschool

If you want a group of 4-5 year olds to look at you like you are crazy, pull out the paint and the box of cars on the same day and tell them you’re going to paint with the cars.  But once the intent of the project is made clear every one is delighted …

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If you’re “preschooling” your preschooler because (a) you intend to homeschool or (b) you want them to be prepared when they start school, you have to start with the basics. While most of what I teach in a preschool setting is done by “units”, shapes and colors are something we tackle right away.  Since I teach …

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If you’re “preschooling” your preschooler because (a) you intend to homeschool or (b) you want them to be prepared when they start school you have to start with the basics. While most of what I teach in a preschool setting is done by “units”, the alphabet encompasses the whole year.  It’s not something you can teach …

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Here’s a great way to reinforce letter learning in your preschooler with items you have lying around or that you can pick up for cheap! You will need: a cookie sheet (I picked up an extra one for $.59 at the thrift store) Alphabet magnets (small – no more than 2″ tall – you can usually find some …

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Preschool Friends Education Magazine on sale TODAY only!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 17, 2013 · 0 comments

in Daily Deals,preschool

DEAL OF THE DAY – MAY 17, 2013 PRESCHOOL FRIENDS MAGAZINE On sale today only for just $14.99 for 1 Year Preschool Friends magazine combines learning, laughter, playtime, and fun in one kid-friendly package! Join Curious George, Scooby Doo, Clifford Puppy Days, Super Why, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy, and other favorite friends for early-learning fun in this great magazine! Each …

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Here’s something cute and fun for Mother’s Day! (And you can make it say grandma, nana, etc, too!) I would like to start out by saying, I’m not an artist.  So, for my not-an-artist self, I think my flowers look great. Anyway, we started with a 12×12 sheet of white cardstock (you can use 8.5×11 but I’m …

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Here are some great spring crafts for the kiddos!  Just click the links to be taken to the page with full directions! Popsicle Stick Caterpillars Thumbprint Caterpillars Egg Carton Caterpillars Butterflies / Caterpillar to Butterfly activity Binoculars Spider Leaf Painting Acorn Painting Sunglasses Easter Eggshell Art Paper Plate Rainbow Nature Art Paper Plate Sun Catcher Bubble Painting Watermelon Math Educational Ice Cream Cones Recycling Crafts This blog is very kid friendly! See more …

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These Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets are just $2.81 SHIPPED!  Grab a couple sets so you have multiples of each letter for spelling words! Here’s a fun tip:  You can use an old cookie sheet as a “playmat” for magnets.  Bug loves spelling new words with his alphabet magnets and he loves …

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Here’s a great Tanga sale!  Check out the Make Learning Fun Sale for flashcards, CDs, workbooks and games!  Prices start as low as $1.99!! Plus, shipping is only $1.99 no matter how much you buy! Limited time sale!  Shop the Make Learning Fun Sale now to get the ones you want!

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After all the Easter baskets and egg hunts this weekend, most likely you will have dozens of leftover plastic eggs!  Give them new life with these learning game ideas! Counting Eggs Using a permanent marker, write a number on the top half of the egg – and since we work on recognizing number words in preschool, I …

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Education.com is the leading web resource for fun and educational printables for children.  Printables range from preschool through high school, and cover subjects like math and reading, but also materials like coloring pages and printable board games. There are over 15,000 different printables to choose from, all sortable in a way that makes finding what …

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Wooden Magnetic Numbers 10 pc set $1.48 SHIPPED!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 23, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,kids/toys savings,preschool

These look like fun! Add color to your fridge and sneak in a little fun educational value for the kiddos with these Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Numbers. The Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Numbers are just $1.48 SHIPPED too! Find more Amazon deals!

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These look like fun! Add color to your fridge and sneak in a little fun educational value for the kiddos with these Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets. Here’s a fun tip:  You can use an old cookie sheet as a “playmat” for magnets.  Bug loves spelling new words with his alphabet magnets …

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Sesame Street Sale! Books, CDs, Flashcards, Coloring Books $2/each

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 26, 2013 · 0 comments

in Daily Deals,kids,preschool

Still looking for Easter Basket Stuffers?  Here’s a great sale on Sesame Street items!  Books, CDs, Flashcards and Coloring Books – all perfect for Easter baskets and all just $2.00 each! Plus, shipping is only $1.99 no matter how much you buy!  You can stock up for gift giving all year long!  Also great to have …

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Wooden Magnetic Letters A-Z just $3.41 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 22, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,kids/toys savings,preschool

Add color to your fridge and sneak in a little fun educational value for the kiddos with these  Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets are just $3.41 SHIPPED!  Grab a couple sets so you have multiples of each letter!  We have alphabet magnets on the fridge and Bug LOVES spelling things on …

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Wooden Magnetic Letters A-Z just $2.61 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 6, 2013 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,kids/toys savings,preschool

These look like fun! Add color to your fridge and sneak in a little fun educational value for the kiddos with these Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets.  We have alphabet magnets on the fridge and Bug LOVES spelling things on the fridge. These Funky Fun Colorful Magnetic Letters A-Z Wooden Fridge Magnets …

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Frugal Kid’s Christmas Craft: Christmas Handprint Wreath

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 30, 2012 · 3 comments

in Christmas Ideas,kid crafts,preschool

Frugal Kid’s Christmas Craft: Christmas Handprint Wreath I love making these because I love crafts that use handprints!  You can watch your sweet little child’s hand get bigger and bigger while preserving the memory of how little it used to be. You will need: Two sheets of green construction paper One paper plate (when it comes to kid crafts …

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