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I am looking for a free hands-on preschool curriculum. Can you help me?
Is this for daily use or just for Sunday use? Make your own. That is what I and my teachers did years ago when I had a daycare/preschool center for 76 kids. We made our own flannelgraphs, using a talented artist teach and coloring books for patterns, puppets and coloring sheets.
We used the same story for a week, and added things to it. For example, if the story was Jonah, we would also do the letter J. A was Adam or Ark, E was Eve. I remember the week we did the ark, the kids learned to count by two's as the animals went in the ark 2 by 2.
At the end of the week, we made up a file folder with the story, an example of each craft, one index card per activity describing the activity. Now, years later I still use those as I have 3 years worth in my file cabinet, each its own file.
We use My Fathers World for homeschool...(www.mfwbooks.com)
But for Sunday School I would try the free resources at www.teacherhelp.org
Brightly Beaming Resources - it's free!
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I am looking to buy a preschool Bible curriculum. I have found a lot of websites that I can print from, but I am interested in having an entire curriculum in one place. Thanks.
I have used Bob Jones University Bible curriculum and ABEKA curriculum. I used Bob Jones while homeschooling my kids and previously taught 3 year olds with the ABEKA. Both are great. (11/14/2007)
I have been using Gospel Light and it's OK. (11/15/2007)
Go to the website for a major denomination like United Methodist or Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (Fortress Press). They take education seriously. Best wishes.
By Carol in PA
ACE is great also, look for an ACE school in your area and order supplies through them. (11/16/2007)
I use "Rod and Staff" with my little girl, she seems to enjoy it. The cost is very reasonable and it gets the job done. (11/17/2007)
We use the Free Preschool Bible Curriculum: www.abcjesuslovesme.com
The entire curriculum is in one place and you wouldn't have to print off anything. Hope this helps. (06/07/2008)