Want to teach your preschooler at home? You may want to check out these top 15 Homeschool Preschool Curriculum choices.
Homeschooling preschool is my favorite! I miss it so much. My youngest is now almost 10 so it’s been a few years, but I have so many fond memories of all the fun hands on activities we did. I remember when each one of my girls learned the alphabet, to tie their shoes and to identify the shapes.
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We used to play a super fun Alphabet hunting game. I would hide all of our foam letters and yell out a sound or a letter name and they would run and giggle and search. It was so fun!
When I taught preschool I used the workbox system (image below, top-left sorry I couldn’t find the original pic)
She was given 6 workboxes (plastic shoe boxes with lids) that I had set up on a shelf and had velcro dots labeled 1-6 on each box. Every other day she would do each activity in numerical order until finished. I added a mixture of hands-on activities and simple academic activities from curriculum. I’ve tried quite a few different curriculums, here is my list of top preschool curriculums below.
Top Homeschool Preschool Curriculum Choices
Heart of Dakota publishes a Christian homeschool curriculum that is easy to use, open and go, flexible, educational and can also be used with multiple ages at the same time and it’s very affordable.
This is the first curriculum we ever purchased, I used it for preschool with my oldest daughter. We loved it and went back to this curriculum several more years of and on. It is very comprehensive and I love all the books!
I started using level K Language Arts with my struggling to read 8 year old (3rd grader) last year and now we are about to start Level 2 at the end of 4th grade and she is flying! She is growing in her reading and phonics leaps and bounds and I have this curriculum and The Reading Lesson to thank for it.
You can get the digital PDF Versions of levels 1-5 for free, but I love the look and feel of the curriculum so much that I choose to purchase it.
Journey through the bible and explore God’s Word with your little ones. 28 weeks of lesson plans.
Exploring God’s Word and World for Preschoolers Complete Version with Bonuses for only $20!!
190 Days of At-Home Learning
Do you ever wish you had a blueprint for what to do with your kids? “Teach them this, read them this, talk to them about this, do this activity with them.”
Can you imagine the relief of knowing what to teach your child each day? No more flying by the seat of your pants. No more wondering how to make it to nap time each day. No more worrying that they aren’t learning. Playing Preschool has 190 days of preschool planned out for you.
Before Five in a Row (Ages 2-4) Designed to be used with children ages 2 through 4, Before Five in a Row is a rich treasury of creative ideas that help you gently, consistently prepare your children for the lifelong adventure of learning.
7- Alpha Omega Horizons:
1- Horizons for 3’s – Integrating Bible stories with school readiness, the Horizons for Three’s curriculum set features 40 weeks of lessons and activities to help your child get ready for a lifetime of learning!The teacher’s guide includes the instructions for teaching each lesson. Lessons include a supply list, Bible references, Bible concept, a lesson to teach, memory verse, instructions for each worksheet, and a selection of subject-specific exercises for language arts, phonics, math, music, PE, outside activities, arts & crafts, creative cooking, science, social studies, field trips, and more.
2- Horizons Preschool Curriculum Kit – The Preschool Curriculum Set contains all 180 lessons packaged in two student books, two teacher’s guides, a sing along music CD, and a resource packet. Basic flashcards and other manipulatives are included in the resource packet. An optional package of recommended multimedia is available separately.
3- Horizons Curriculum and Multimedia Set – The Preschool Curriculum Set contains all 180 lessons packaged in two student books, two teacher’s guides, a sing along music CD, and a resource packet. Basic flashcards and other manipulatives are included in the resource packet.
She has multiple resources on hand, this is one of my favorite go to resources for early learning. She has a whole store full of great early learning curriculum and printables.
Master Books: Where Faith Grows! Providing solid, Biblically oriented homeschool curriculum.
The All About Reading Pre-reading program is designed for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Your student will enjoy the special games, crafts, and storytime read-alouds, and you will love the way your student effortlessly learns essential pre-reading skills.
Your student will learn five very important pre-reading skills: Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Listening Comprehension, and Motivation to Read. These skills lay the foundation for learning to read.
Time4Learning’s online PreK curriculum is designed with pre-readers in mind.
For PreK, the activities build skills in a variety of areas. Most notable of these include pre-reading literacy, math foundation, creative expression, music, art, and science.
The lessons are interactive and engaging, with simple verbal directions, appealing graphics and some great music.
The program is organized around themes such as colors, shapes, tools, or foods. These are introduced with a story or song, and are followed by activities tied to theme.
Subscription box: Little Passports creates award-winning subscriptions for kids that inspire them to learn about the world. With the Early Explorers Edition explore a new world theme each month, like music, oceans and dinosaurs.
This comes in eBook form, you can upload it to your tablet or just keep it on your computer or both, whichever you prefer. This curriculum is great because it requires you to have zero teaching experience and the best part about it for me is that it doesn’t take any time for preparation. Just click and go.
This curriculum will lay the foundation for your preschooler to get ready for kindergarten. Check out My Review when I used it with my youngest!
14- Homegrown Preschooler – A Year Of Playing Skillfully
A Year of Playing Skillfully is a wonder based, developmental school-year curriculum designed for children ages 3-7. Concrete themes and character traits have been carefully chosen for children to explore.
Research based learning opportunities address the needs of the developing brain in the following areas: Language and Literacy, Math and Manipulatives, Science and Sensory, Art and Music, Gross Motor and Outdoor Play, and Social Emotional and Home Life.
They have the philosophy that literature communicates powerfully to young minds, WinterPromise developed a curriculum that is strongly literature-based. This preschool curriculum offers parents the opportunity to do less teaching and more “learning together” with their children.
So there you have it! My top 15 list of Homeschool Preschool Curriculum! I truly hope you enjoy this time teaching and growing right along side your little ones. It truly will be a time packed with treasured memories.
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Forest Rose is a God Loving, Blessed Wife, & Relaxed, Eclectic Homeschooling Mama to 3 girls – 8, 11, & 12 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She’s passionate about lifting moms out of the homeschooling trenches that are discouraged, overwhelmed or feeling alone or isolated. Her hope is to point them to Christ and equip them to rise up with a new found hope and joy within, that He alone can provide. Besides blogging, she also loves hanging out at her exclusive Facebook Group “Homeschooling 101 Community” that she started to help new homeschoolers thrive.