Sonlight P3/4

Capitalizing on the innate love of learning present in all children, the authors of the Sonlight P3/4 program for three and four year olds brings together picture book classics, poetry, fairy tales, games, songs, and more to stimulate curiosity and parent/child interaction. At this stage you'll have to read most or all content aloud to your kids, which is an important pre-reading activity that will prepare them academically and emotionally for what lies ahead.

Many of the titles used at this stage are anthologies, so in a mere 15 titles you'll have access to 201 stories. Nursery rhymes and cute songs on CD encourage listening skills; hands-on games improve memory; art projects promote motor skill development; etc. There are no lesson plans or workbooks, so all that's really required is spending time with your child in an environment specifically designed to promote learning.

Despite the absence of restrictive lessons and schedules, there is a Parent's Companion to help you get the most out of the materials used at this stage. Checklists, resource guides, activities, and similar tools provide a helping hand of sorts for parents who may be new to homeschooling, or have never homeschooled a very young child. The goal at this point isn't to create little Mozarts or Einsteins, but simply to promote learning and inquiry in a loving, safe environment.

Please Note: Sonlight Curriculum does not sell their materials to Exodus Books. We carry many of the same titles, and are often able to obtain used copies of books they publish. The following is culled from their 2013 websiteand includes much of their selection, though it is not comprehensive, nor is it in any sort of curricular order. For a complete listing, visit the Sonlight Curriculum website.

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Bee Tree
by Patricia Polacco
from Grosset & Dunlap
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Eloise Wilkin Stories
by Eloise Wilkin
from Golden Books
Nine Beloved Classics for Nursery-1st grade
in Little Golden Books (Location: O3E)
Family-Time Bible in Pictures
by Kenneth N. Taylor
from Tyndale House
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
First Book of Fairy Tales
by Mary Hoffman
from DK Publishing
Fairy Tales for Preschool-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$8.49 $7.00 (1 in stock)
George and Martha
by James Marshall
COLLECTOR'S EDITION from HMH Books for Young Readers
in Early Readers (Location: O3D)
Go, Dog, Go!
by P. D. Eastman
from Random House
Animal Fantasy/Rhyming Stories for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Beginner Books (Location: O4D-EAR)
Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
by Hans Christian Andersen
from Award Children's Books
for Preschool-3rd grade
Horton Hatches the Egg
by Dr. Seuss
from Random House
read-aloud poetry picture book for Preschool-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Ian and the Gigantic Leafy Obstacle
by Sheila Miller
from OMF
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Make Way for McCloskey
by Robert McCloskey
from Viking Press
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Mike Mulligan and More
by Virginia Lee Burton
from Houghton Mifflin
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
by Tomie DePaola
from Puffin Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Noah's Ark
by Peter Spier
from Dell Publishing
Bible Stories for Preschool-2nd grade
1978 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm
by Alice and Martin Provensen
from Aladdin Paperbacks
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Poems and Prayers for the Very Young
by Martha Alexander
from Random House
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
by Richard Scarry
from Golden Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Tall Book of Nursery Tales
by Aleksey Ivanov, Olga Ivanov
from HarperFestival
for Preschool-2nd grade
Treasury of Picture Book Classics
by Tegen Katherine
from HarperCollins
for Nursery-1st grade
in Picture Book Treasuries (Location: PIC-TRE)
Usborne Flip-Flap Body Book
by Alastair Smith, Judy Tatchell
from Usborne
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Human Anatomy & Physiology (Location: SCI-ANA)
Wee Sing Nursery Rhymes and Lullabies - Book & CD
by Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
2007 Edition from Penguin Putnam
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Wee Sing (Location: I-MUS)
What Do People Do All Day?
by Richard Scarry
from Random House
Richard Scarry Picture Book for K-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)