Welcome to the main directory for the Home Preschool 101 Membership site.
Your Quick-Reference Membership Site Directory
Here you’ll find a quick synopsis of where you can find everything available on Home Preschool 101. There is a ton of information on this site, and as we grow there will be more and more. We want you to have a place where you can find the most up-to-date information about the resources included in your membership area.
Watch this space for a quick glance at any brand new lesson plans and trainings available.
Newest Lesson Plans
Newest and Most Popular Teaching Tools
Monthly Writing Journal Prompts-Get your class writing regularly with these seasonal and nonseasonal writing prompts.
Alphabet Letter Mats with Process Art and Letter Craft Ideas -This 181-page resource includes complete alphabet mat sets in two font options. There are also over 140 ideas for process art and letter collage creations to reinforce letter recognition and letter sound.
Teaching with Calendar Time-If you want to set up Calendar Time as part of your home preschool routine, you’ll definitely want to read this. We’ve outlined our best tips and strategies for getting started with calendar, including a suggested lesson plan sequence to follow for the calendar time block we’ve set time for in the home preschool lesson plans.
We’ve also include all the printables you’ll need to set up your calendar area. There are month labels, days of the week labels, multiple options for calendar cards, special day cards, a weather kit and more.
The Guide to Getting Started with Home Preschool-This is NOT just for beginners. Even veteran home preschool families will find helpful tips for organization and planning, so be sure to check it out if you are new here.
Home Preschool Jump Start-This is a five day series for those who want to get started with home preschool quickly but don’t have the time to work through the complete Guide above.
Where can I find all the LESSON PLANS that are available?
The main list of all lesson plans is available on the Lesson Plans Directory page. This is handy if you just want to quickly grab a printable link to a lesson plan packet.
There is also a forum dedicated to lesson plans. If you’re new, read the “Introduction to Lesson Plans” topic to learn more about how to use the Lesson Plans Forum and getting the most benefit from it.
There is a specific topic within the Lesson Plans forum for each lesson plan packet. This is the place where you can ask questions about anything in the packet that you need help with, share success stories about what your kids really enjoyed, and share additional ideas you used to extend the theme.
Where can I find the SPECIAL TRAININGS that are available?
Right now our main training is The Guide to Getting Started with Home Preschool. It’s a comprehensive tool to planning for home preschool. As we add new trainings we will create a Special Trainings Directory page.
There is also a forum dedicated to special trainings. It works just like the lesson plans forum. You’ll find a topic for each individual training, and this is the best place to ask questions or share successes related to the training.
What about content on the Home Preschool 101 main website?
As members you can still access the free content shared outside of the website. It should be a seamless process. New posts can be viewed in the blog area or by clicking the “Blog” link in the website header at the top of your screen. We’ll also include new post that we think you’ll enjoy in our weekly member update emails to make it easy for you to find the new information.
Where do I find the forums?
The Forum Main Page is where you access the list of all forums and a list of all the newest topics in all forums. You can also access the individual forums in the sidebar of the member area under “Forums”.
What if I want to search the Forums?
You can search for a specific topic, lesson plan, training, or keyword in two spots. In the sidebar you’ll see a “Search Forums” title, below there you can type question into the text box and click search. There is also a search bar toward the top of the Forum Main Page.
What if I want to look up all posts with a specific tag within the forums?
Click on a the tag in a forum post and you will see a filtered list. You can also use this Tag Cloud below for an easy search from this page.
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In the member area at the top of your sidebar there is a link to “Profile”. There you’ll find all the information related to your account. There you can:
- change how your name is displayed on the site
- update your email address
- change your password
- update membership settings
Is there something missing from this page? What else can we help you find more easily?
If you have any suggestions about how we can make things easier to navigate, please let us know by posting your suggestion in the Member Requests Forum. We want to help create the best user experience we can, and your feedback is appreciated.