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.

Review by C. Hollis Crossman
C. Hollis Crossman used to be a child. Now he is a husband and father, teaches adult Sunday school in his Presbyterian congregation, and likes weird stuff. He might be a mythical creature, but he's definitely not a centaur. Read more of his reviews here.

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Active Baby, Healthy Brain
by Margaret Sassé
from Experiment
for Adult
$11.17
Alphabet Book - Coloring Book
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$6.00
Alphabet Book - Part One
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Alphabet Book - Part Two
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Amazing Mazes
Original from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
2nd edition from Pear Press
for Nursery-Preschool
$15.95
Developing the Early Learner - 4 Volumes
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: I-HOM)
Developing the Early Learner Level 1
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: I-HOM)
Developing the Early Learner Level 2
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: I-HOM)
$8.50
Developing the Early Learner Level 3
by Simone Bibeau
from Perception Publications, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Developing the Early Learner (Location: I-HOM)
$8.50 $5.00 (2 in stock)
Everywhere We Go Workbook
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
$2.50 (2 in stock)
For the Children's Hour
by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Clara M. Lewis
from Yesterday's Classics
for Nursery-1st grade
in Yesterday's Classics (Location: FIC-YC)
Fun Around the World for Preschoolers
by Rhonda Reeves
for Preschool
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Horizons Preschool - Student Workbook 1
Student/Stdy Gde from Alpha Omega Publications
in Horizons Preschool (Location: O7C)
$26.96
Horizons Preschool - Student Workbook 2
by Preschool
Student/Stdy Gde from Alpha Omega Publications
for Preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: O7C)
$26.96
Horizons Preschool - Teacher's Guide Volumes 1 & 2
Teacher's Guide from Alpha Omega Publications
for Preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: O7C)
$25.00 (1 in stock)
Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set
from Alpha Omega Publications
boxed curriculum set for preschool
in Horizons Preschool (Location: O7C)
Inside and Outside
from Rod & Staff Publishers, Inc.
Making the Most of the Preschool Years
by Valerie Bendt
2nd edition from Bendt Family Ministries
for Preschool
$20.00 $13.00 (1 in stock)
Math Lessons for a Living Education Level K (September 2019)
by Angela O'Dell
from Master Books
for Kindergarten
in Math Lessons for a Living Education (Location: MAT-MLLE)
Mommy, Teach Me!
by Barbara Curtis
from B&H Books
for Adult
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Music Enrichment
First Edition from Memoria Press
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Music Education & Reference (Location: I)
$8.50 (1 in stock)
My Book of Alphabet Games
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Amazing Tracing
Csm Wkb from Kumon Publishing
for Nursery-Preschool
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Coloring
from Kumon Publishing
for Ages 2-4
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Coloring: At the Zoo
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Easy Mazes
from Kumon Publishing
for ages 2-4
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Mazes: Animals
by Shinobu Akaishi
from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Mazes: Around the World
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Mazes: Things That Go!
from Kumon Publishing
for ages 5-7
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Money: Dollars & Cents
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Multiplication
Workbook from Kumon Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Kumon Math Skills (Location: MAT-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Number Games 1-150
1st edition from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book Of Number Games 1-70
from Kumon Publishing
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book Of Numbers 1-120
from Kumon Publishing
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Pasting
Workbook from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Rhyming Words
from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Rhyming Words & Long Vowels
Original from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
$8.95
My Book of Simple Addition: Ages 4-5-6
Workbook from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Math Skills (Location: MAT-KUM)
$7.95 $5.50 (1 in stock)
My Book of Simple Multiplication
Workbook from Kumon Publishing
for 3rd grade
in Kumon Math Skills (Location: MAT-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Simple Subtraction
from Kumon Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Kumon Math Skills (Location: MAT-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Subtraction
from Kumon Publishing
for 1st-3rd grade
in Kumon Math Skills (Location: MAT-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Telling Time
from Kumon Publishing
for Preschool-1st grade
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
My Book of Writing Words
from Kumon Publishing
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
My First Book of Drawing
from Kumon Publishing
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Kumon Basic Skills (Location: PRE-KUM)
$7.95
Noah's Ark: Pre-School Activity Book
by Earl & Bonita Snellenberger
from Master Books
$8.99
Numbers - Coloring Book
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$6.00
Numbers Book - 1
by Leigh Lowe
from Memoria Press
for Preschool-Kindergarten
$15.00
Preschool Art
by MaryAnn Kohl
from Gryphon House
for Nursery-Kindergarten
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Science Is Simple
by Peggy Ashbrook
from Gryphon House
for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Preschool Science (Location: O7D-PRE)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
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