UPDATED Our 2011-2012 Homeschool Curriculum (1st Grade, PreK & Toddler)

We offically started our new homeschool year August 2nd so we have had a chance to use our new curriculum, most of worked for us, some hasn’t. So  I decided to updated my curriculum list!
Whew, I think I am done with choosing and purchasing our 2011-2012 homeschool curriculum! I love reading what other homeschoolers are using for the year so I thought I would share our’s too! We will be using:

1st Grade (my 6 year old son)

Apologia Swimming Creatures on the Fith Day
Mini Nature Studies with crafts

Math U See (Alpha)

1st Grade Spelling Words
Then every Friday he will test at Spell City

Abeka (Writing with Phonics)
Draw Write Now
Copy Work (updated)

Various – Bob Books, Abeka Readers
Reader Library Books
Hooked on Phonics
Bob Books

Galloping the Globe

Artistic Pursuits

Read the classics and accompany with a craft
1st few months (E.B. White)
Charolette’s Web
Trumpet of the Swan
Stuart Little
then other various classics (Black Beauty, Heidi, etc.)

Telling God’s Story (Meeting Jesus)
Building Character Studies
Community Bible Study

Karate Sunday nights

Little Contenders of the Faith Classes (it’s like a Christian Boy Scouts) (updated)


Pre K (4 years)

Letter of the week using various items
Fun With Alphabet Letters
DLTKFamily Crafts
Handwriting Without Tears (Kit)
Hooked on Phonics Letter Names and Letter Sounds

Mudpie and Magnets
Mini Nature studies with crafts

Community Bible Study
Instant Bible Lessons For Toddlers (updated) perfect for toddlers & preschoolers

Some Montessori
Cultural Montessori Curriculum

Karate Sunday Nights


Toddler (my 2 year old daughter)

Montessori using various hands on items (sensory boxes, dexterity activities, etc.)
Learning Activity Packs (I will make) (I will share them here on my blog) COMING SOON
Continue to practice using scissors, coloring, colors and shapes
Mini nature studies with crafts

Instant Bible Lessons for Toddlers (updated)
Community Bible Study

Montessori activities that involve hand eye cordination, dexterity and fine motor skils
Continuing to learn colors and shapes

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