Early Education at Home Author:M. Jean Soyke This book is a complete course of instruction for children ages 3 - 5, using simple, inexpensive materials that can be found in the home. It includes all of the basic concepts (such as letters, colors, numbers, and shapes), as well as areas such as manners, health and safety, and character development. Each weekly planning guide also includes re... more »commended reading lists, field trip ideas, and snack activities.
Although this curriculum is structured to fit a regular 36-week school year, it is flexible enough to be used in almost any home setting under any schedule. Even working parents can select specific activities for evening or weekend hours. In addition, parents are given introductory material based on solid educational research and are pointed to additional resources to help them as they plan their children's instruction. Early Education at Home is an idea way for parents or day-care providers to stimulate the intellectual development of children in the comfort and security of their own homes.« less