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  • Re: How young can a child be???

    You might look at the book Kitchen Table math from www.artofproblemsolving.com . It gives fun activities for ages 2 and up to learn mathematical concepts through everyday life. For more ideas of things to do with a gifted child you might start reading at www.hoagiesgifted.org and check into articles...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by dragonpony on 02-29-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    You have such good ideas. Thank you. My boy really loves music and rhythm. He's constantly humming paterns and beats. We got him a drum set and he loves it. He even makes up songs using our names... abbi (daddy), mommy, and his baby brother Judah. You've inspired me to incorporate the A is for...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by undaunted1 on 02-19-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    Thank you so much for the suggestion. I don't know why I didn't think of that. I like to take him out because there are so many chances to learn and teach but I just recently had a second baby and we've all been couped up in the house for the past two months. Now we'll make the library...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by undaunted1 on 02-19-2008
  • Re: How young can a child be???

    Hi! Lucky you to have a bright, healthy little guy to explore life with! I suspect it is not very important to HIM to be able to recite the entire alphabet clearly nor to particularly identify all his numbers and letters. You might want to go to the State education department for your state (online)and...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by Account_Inactive on 02-18-2008
  • Re: Please help, new to home schooling

    Well, I do think that 16m is a little young to be starting a formal education. But I understand and commend you for wanting to get things prepared. Most cirriculum packages don't offer anything before 4 years old, but even then I don't do anything really formal. Sort of just let them take the...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by snoopy101 on 01-17-2008
  • Re: Starting early

    Thanks. I'll look for that book, it sounds interesting. I am having so much fun. This is what I went to school for so I'm glad to put it to good use, and with the best student ever. I do try to go with his ques Today we made a Square Robot, he wanted to do more so we made a sq collage from scraps...
    Posted to Getting Started (Forum) by onesassymommy on 01-16-2008
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