I’m sharing our first day of preschool at home. We used materials we had at home. It required very little prep. Keeping it simple and fun!
We did our first day of preschool at home on Monday! I was so nervous. I had no idea how it was going to go. Was my son going to like it?
He did! Whoo hoo! Mom win!
I decided to call it Mikey’s Preschool. Naming it after him, made it really special. When, I would announce the next activity and say it was for Mikey’s Preschool, he wanted to do the activity even more.
I really wanted to keep it simple (meaning: using things I had around the house, doing familiar activities, incorporating life skills and making it fun). Keeping it simple was less stress on me and didn’t make it feel like a chore for him.
Plus, we are easing our way into a routine for preschool. So, for now, we are doing preschool on Monday’s and Wednesday’s for 3-4 hours.
So, Sunday night I sat down and planned Monday out on a piece of paper using a kindergarten-ready checklist I found on Teaching Mama. This gave me a base to work off of to plan activities and make certain I am prepping my son for kindergarten with the activities we do.
Here is the plan I came up with: