Well, it’s not all finalized, but I’m posting our curriculum plan for now! I’ll update this post as we get everything in order – the fall is sneaking up on me!


Big J will be starting kindergarten at Elm Tree Academy {ELM are my initials – we thought that was fun}!

{Just a glimpse at a few things we will be using, plus some supplements we’ll pull out as needed!}

Here is the plan:


Horizons K

Library books, Bible verses and so on! {He wants to and CAN read just about anything!}

Handwriting & Spelling:

A Reason for Handwriting Level A

A Reason for Spelling Level A


Math-U-See Primer


Apologia Astronomy with Jr. Notebook {coming out later this summer!}

Social Studies:

Usborne Children’s Picture Atlas


Our 24 Family Ways (2010) {morning devotion time}

Seeds Family Worship

What’s in the Bible


Veggie Tales Veggies Are Good For You DVD set

Plants Grown Up

For Instruction in Righteousness, 3rd Edition


Piano lessons {taught by me}

Carnival of the Animals

Other age-appropriate lessons from my music teacher days 🙂

Physical Fitness:

Family Time Fitness


Eat This and Live for Kids

Dole SuperKids online and 5 A Day Live materials


Rosetta Stone


For Mom:

Educating The WholeHearted Child

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling

Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul

Seasons of a Mother’s Heart, 2nd edition

Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys

Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching and Appreciating Boys


Little J will be attending preschool two mornings a week at the same wonderful preschool Big J attended this past year. He will join in with lessons at home here and there, but I’m working on some fun, learning things for him to do on his own as well!

I probably forgot a thing or two here and there, so watch for updates! Thanks for stopping by!


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