Preschool / Early Learning / Kindergarten

The highest percentage of learning in a person's life happens during the first few years. But it's not book learning primarily—preschool kids learn to walk, talk, discern shapes and colors, count, draw, etc. by doing those things. At this stage it's more important to play games with them, tell them stories, read to them, and help them commit important information to memory than it is to instruct them formally.

Spending time with their children seems to be an increasingly lost practice among parents. Jobs, church functions, and any number of other obligations separates the family and diminishes the opportunities for gentle instruction. Children ought to be eased into formal learning, and not till they've been encouraged and allowed to develop tactilely.

Many of the books in this section are workbooks or focus on hands-on activities. Language and Thinking for Young Children by Ruth Beechick and Jeannie Nelson offers benchmarks and goals to achieve with your child. June Oberlander's Slow and Steady Get Me Ready is oriented more toward motor skills and basic knowledge and provides developmental activities for your child's first five years (see also Brain Rules for Baby and Active Baby, Healthy Brain). You really don't need a lot of books at this stage, though—be creative, work with what you have at hand, and always be looking for moments to guide your little ones.

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About Three
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Active Baby, Healthy Brain
by Margaret Sassé
from Experiment
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$11.17
All About Reading Pre-Reading - Basic Package
from All About Learning Press
for Preschool-kindergarten
in All About Reading (Location: PHO-AAR)
$94.95
All About Reading Pre-Reading - Deluxe Package
from All About Learning Press
for Preschool-kindergarten
in All About Reading (Location: PHO-AAR)
$134.95
Alphabet Book - Coloring Book
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$6.00
Alphabet Book - Part One
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00
Alphabet Book - Part Two
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Alphabet Foam Puzzle
from Unknown Publisher
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$12.50 (1 in stock)
Alphabet Wall Charts (Manuscript)
by Memoria Press
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Memoria Press Penmanship & Copybooks (Location: HAN-MPPEN)
$14.95
Alphabet Wrap-Up Keys
from Learning Wrap-Ups
for 3rd-6th grade
Amazing Mazes
Original from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
Are You Ready for Kindergarten?
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
Bible Friends Activity Book
3rd edition from A Beka Books
for 1st grade
Bible Nuggets from A to Z - Activity Book
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for Preschool
in CLP Studying God's Word (Location: BIB-CLP)
$11.50
Bible Nuggets from A to Z - Reader
by Amber Bennett
from Christian Liberty Press
for Preschool
in CLP Studying God's Word (Location: BIB-CLP)
$11.50
Bigger Steps
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
2nd edition from Pear Press
for Nursery-Preschool
$15.95
Bubbles Rainbows & Worms
by Sam Ed Brown
from Gryphon House
for Preschool
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Bubbles, Rainbows & Worms
by Sam Ed Brown
from Gryphon House
for Preschool
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
Character Development Cards
classroom from A Beka Books
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Character Development Visuals with Lesson Guide
from A Beka Books
for Kindergarten
in Miscellaneous Character Curriculum (Location: BIBCH)
$11.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Liberty Preschool - Activity Book
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$26.95
Christian Liberty Preschool - Drill Book
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$10.50
Christian Liberty Preschool - Kit
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$95.76
Christian Liberty Preschool - Teacher's Guide
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$9.95 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 1 - Workbook 4
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Christian Light Kindergarten 2 - Workbook 5
Sunrise Edition from Christian Light Education
for Kindergarten
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Color, Count, and Cut
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Community Helpers Visuals with Lesson Guide
from A Beka Books
for Kindergarten
in A Beka History (Location: HISCUR-ABK)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
Delightful Reading Level 2
for Preschool-2nd grade
$45.00 (1 in stock)
Delightful Reading Level 3
for Preschool-2nd grade
$45.00 (1 in stock)
Delightful Reading, Level 1
by Lanaya Gore
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Preschool
Developing the Early Learner - 4 Volumes
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$30.60
Developing the Early Learner Level 1
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50
Developing the Early Learner Level 2
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50 $5.00 (1 in stock)
Developing the Early Learner Level 3
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Developing the Early Learner Level 4
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: PRE-DEV)
$8.50 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Discovering Nature and Science: Come and See!
Discovering Nature Series
by Casey Queen, Mary E. Woodis
from Queen Homeschool Supplies
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
$17.50 (1 in stock)
Doing My Best
from Study Time Publishers
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$3.25
Early Childhood Wrap-Up Keys - Intro Kit
from Learning Wrap-Ups
for 3rd-6th grade
$37.99
Ed Wakes Up
by Sherry Kurz
from Christian Liberty Press
in CLP Preschool (Location: PRE-CLP)
$5.50 $3.00 (1 in stock)
Enjoying the Early Years - Book & DVD Set
by Sonya Shafer & Karen Smith
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Charlotte Mason Education (Location: HSR-METCM)
Everybody Has a Body
by Robert E. Rockwell, et al.
from Gryphon House
for Nursery-1st grade
in Preschool Science (Location: PRE-SCI)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Everywhere We Go Workbook
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Felt 4" Alphabet
from A Beka Books
$18.00 (2 in stock)
Felt Farm Animals
from A Beka Books
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Firehouse - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Cathy Beylon
from Dover Publications
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.99
First Thousand Words in English
by Heather Amery & Stephen Cartwright
from Usborne
for Preschool-3rd grade
Footsteps for Fours - Practice Cards
from Bob Jones University Press
for Nursery-Preschool
Footsteps for Fours - Teacher's Edition
by L. Michelle Rosier
from Bob Jones University Press
for Nursery-Preschool
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