Developing Life-Long Readers with Colene Lewis
Come and discover how to prepare an environment that will cultivate life-long readers! Reading acquisition is so much more than merely reading mechanics. Whether you have a pre-reader, emergent reader, or fluent reader, this intensely practical workshop will give you tools to use (including developmentally-appropriate activities and tips on book selection) as well as pitfalls to avoid (including jumping the gun or taking a cookie-cutter approach).
10 Ways to Make the Most of the Preschool Years! with Heather Haupt
Ever heard the saying, “The days are long, but the years are short?” While there are days that can test the sanity of just about any mom, these exciting, exhausting, laughter-inducing, messy years are rich with opportunity. How can we make the most of every day? How can we enjoy the beauty of this season and capitalize on its strengths? Discover how to map out a plan to make the most of these preschool years!
Why Movement is the Magic Ingredient for Learning with Heather Haupt
Come explore the scientific research behind the mind/body connection and how movement can be the key switch to turn your child ON to learning. Learn ways to incorporate movement into everyday learning to maximize your child’s learning potential and help them love the adventure that learning affords!
Preschoolers and Peace: Homeschooling Older Kids With Success While Loving the Little Ones at Your Feet with Kendra Fletcher
How do I successfully educate the older children in my home while keeping the toddler out of trouble? Join Kendra Fletcher as she shares from her experience homeschooling 8 children for the past 17 years. Homeschooling with preschoolers underfoot is all Kendra Fletcher has ever known. If you need a boost of encouragement and some fresh ideas for gaining peace in your homeschool this coming school year, then join Kendra as she shares from her home where six children reside (and 2 more have graduated – woot!)
What Every Mother of a Preschooler Needs to Know with Kathy Lee
As a mother of a preschooler, do you feel the pressure to do it all? Do you desire to make cookies with your kids, play games with them, teach them to read and write, all while keeping your house neat and tidy? Join Kathy H. Lee, mother of 8 and author of The Homegrown Preschooler as she shares her experience of motherhood. Be prepared to laugh and maybe even cry as she empowers you to be the super mom (not necessarily, supermom) you were meant to be.