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Preschool – Letter C

Kent was 39 months old.  Colt was 15 months.

The boys got these Eric Carle stacking blocks for their birthday. They are pretty durable and stack well!

The boys got these Eric Carle stacking blocks for their birthday. They are pretty durable and stack well!

Coconut counting cards from a free Chicka Chicka Boom Boom printable pack.

Coconut counting cards from a free Chicka Chicka Boom Boom printable pack.

He wants to write his name so I make dots to guide him.

He wants to write his name so I make dots to guide him.

I'm interested to see if I regret the dots later.  It seems like a nice transition from tracing.

I’m interested to see if I regret the dots later. It seems like a nice transition from tracing.

Colt usually has playpen time while we do work on the floor.  He's transitioning away from a morning nap so he enjoys that quiet time to rest.  On this day he fell asleep leaning on the side.

Colt usually has playpen time while we do work on the floor. He’s transitioning away from a morning nap so he enjoys that quiet time to rest. On this day he fell asleep leaning on the side.

Coloring the things that start with Cc.

Coloring the things that start with Cc.

A friend gave us this cool book that has animals with thick black outlines and rounded corners for easy cutting.

A friend gave us this cool book that has animals with thick black outlines and rounded corners for easy cutting.

He was really, really proud of himself.

He was really, really proud of himself.

I've never put away our kitchen setup.  Surprisingly, Colt likes to stack the bowls and rearrange things but has never pulled the whole thing down on the floor.

I’ve never put away our kitchen setup. Surprisingly, Colt likes to stack the bowls and rearrange things but has never pulled the whole thing down on the floor.

Transferring pom poms, one to one correspondence.

Transferring pom poms, one to one correspondence.

I made up a scavenger hunt with Cc words.  Here we were looking for a Crawling bug.

I made up a scavenger hunt with Cc words. Here we were looking for a Crawling bug.

We had a lot of fun.

We had a lot of fun.

Our assistant happily munched an apple while we checked things off our list.

Our assistant happily munched a pear while we checked things off our list.

I bought a box of alpha-bits cereal and let them have it occasionally for a snack.

I bought a box of alpha-bits cereal and let them have it occasionally for a snack.

At co-op we painted with cars.

At co-op we painted with cars.

Hmm... paint is non-toxic, right? ;)

Hmm… paint is non-toxic, right? 😉

Both boys loved it.

Both boys loved it.

We read many books, including a lot of Cc books from the library and from the Sonlight P3/4 list.

We read many books, including a lot of Cc books from the library and from the Sonlight P3/4 list.

We ended with our last trip to the zoo for the year.

We ended with our last trip to the zoo for the year.

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Letter B

Kent was 38 months old, Colt was 14 months old.

I guess we'll call this one to one correspondence practice.  I left him alone with baby carrots and the magnadoodle...

I guess we’ll call this one to one correspondence practice. I left him alone with baby carrots and the magnadoodle…

Bear cave craft

Bear cave craft

It's just coincidence that he made a "b".  He was making a truck.

It’s just coincidence that he made a “b”. He was making a truck.

Our Bible story for "Bb" was Jesus Heals a Blind Man.

Our Bible story for “Bb” was Jesus Heals a Blind Man.

We're using Kinderbach this year and he loves it!  We're learning together.

We’re using Kinderbach this year and he loves it! We’re learning together.

We're doing a preschool co-op group every other week.  It's fun and all the kids seem to like that change of pace.

We’re doing a preschool co-op group every other week. It’s fun and all the kids seem to like the change of pace.

Colt having snack at co-op.

Colt having snack at co-op.

We didn't get the book "We're Going A Bear Hunt" so we watched a reading of it on YouTube.  Then I surprised them and set up a bear hunt in our backyard.  Here they are in the bear cave at the end.  The bears were our Safari Ltd. bears and hid in the leaves.

We didn’t get the book “We’re Going A Bear Hunt” so we watched a reading of it on YouTube. Then I surprised them and set up a bear hunt in our backyard. Here they are in the bear cave at the end. The bears were our Safari Ltd. bears and hid in the leaves.

He was oblivious to me when I took this.  I thought it was so cute, just "reading" the box before breakfast.

He was oblivious to me when I took this. I thought it was so cute, just “reading” the box before breakfast.