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Age 4-5
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Managing a younger sibling
comments: 2 | views: 37 | last updated: 10/7/2022
Good morning, I am going to start on Monday with my 4 year old. However I also have a 3 year old. Will it be a problem if he wants to participate? He obviously doesn't have the motor abilities to write, but knows his letters, numbers, is starti . . .
How to "start" homeschooling with your child
comments: 5 | views: 137 | last updated: 10/6/2022
Greetings - I'm new to the MBTP community and just purchased the 4-5 year old curriculum for my soon to be 4 year old son. He's bright and loves being read-to. I'm planning to start the program in September to be on a similar schedule as the school y . . .
Materials Kit - several bags not labeled
comments: 6 | views: 365 | last updated: 8/22/2022
Hi. We received the materials kit (yay!), but I'm having trouble matching several (unlabeled) bags of supplies with the correct lessons. I assumed we'd just figure it out, but today for the Firefly unit I see we need glow-in-the-dark paper, and I can . . .
Phonics or reading supplement needed with MBTP?
comments: 6 | views: 155 | last updated: 8/21/2022
Hello, I recall reading somewhere on your website that MBTP can or should be used with a reading/phonics supplement. Do I have that right? And if so, are there any particular programs that are recommended? My son is almost four and enjoys being read . . .
Redundancy of Letter Sounds Activity
comments: 1 | views: 222 | last updated: 12/1/2021
I am only on week 4 of the program but have noticed that the same activity seems to be planned for learning the letter sound of the week: circling the correct beginning letter for each picture on page 1 and cutting out the pictures at the bottom of t . . .
Unit 1 Day 4 Activities
comments: 3 | views: 391 | last updated: 8/20/2020
Does anyone have the musk ox activity with the yarn ready for print out they're willing to share? My student workbook is on back order and I have no idea when it'll come in. We're currently on day 4 of unit 1. Any ideas or suggestions are also welcom . . .
Holiday Units
comments: 2 | views: 431 | last updated: 8/7/2020
Do you do these units out of order to match when the holiday falls? I figure you should, but wanted to hear from others. Tia!
Box Day
comments: 2 | views: 421 | last updated: 7/31/2020
And was he ever excited to rip that huge box open and pull out all the lovely books and supplies! He wanted to get started right away! I wish I could post the picture my husband took of Little Man's huge smile. My other kids all asked me reproachfull . . .
Die cut dinosaur puzzle
comments: 10 | views: 2373 | last updated: 11/24/2019
In theory great idea but it's hard to put together and doesn't stay together and ended up frustrating son. My husband and I and 14 yrs old daughter trying to rig it with glue. Not working
Interest and attention
comments: 3 | views: 671 | last updated: 8/27/2019
Some of the books and lessons are 0% interesting to my child. I have used ways to encourage her but some books she just doesn't care for. Did you encounter this? Anyone feel conflicting emotions about it? I encourage her curiosity and interest in oth . . .
Harold and the Purple Crayon - Phases of the Moon
comments: 2 | views: 642 | last updated: 4/18/2019
The phases of the Moon worksheet page 89 is incorrect showing new moon as a sliver. New moon should be no moon at all visible. Is there a replacement worksheet anywhere?
Thinking about purchasing
comments: 2 | views: 887 | last updated: 8/30/2018
I was wondering before I purchase this program/curriculum if this is West Virginia Certified. Thank you so much
Why is the bag for Unit 7 left blank?
comments: 2 | views: 1271 | last updated: 10/20/2017
I'm wondering why the bag for Unit 7 But No Elephants was left blank? What is this supposed to be used for?
CD for The Real Mother Goose?
comments: 2 | views: 1765 | last updated: 7/21/2017
We are just starting The Real Mother Goose and day 1 mentions listening to the poems on the CD. We are checking the books out at the library, so we do not have a CD. However my children love audiobooks and I would like to find a way to incorporate th . . .
Link dead Unit 21
comments: 2 | views: 1849 | last updated: 11/1/2016
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