Preschool on the Cheap: 10 Days of Frugal Homeschooling

Pre-packaged preschool curriculum can be very expensive and isn’t necessary to give your child a great preschool education. You can preschool your child for free or almost free using items you already have in your home.

My favorite preschool resource is Slow and Steady Get Me Ready. This book has weekly activities for your child from birth to age five. The activities all use items in your home and are easy to implement.

Other free activities for preschooling your child:

  • Nature walks
  • Games
  • Read Alouds
  • Story Time
  • Coloring Sheets
  • Charades
  • Dress Up
  • Blocks
  • Lacing and Tracing
  • Play-Do
  • Sing Alongs
  • Cooking

When you are homeschooling a preschooler let life be your curriculum. Take every day experiences and turn them into learning opportunities.

Check my other preschool articles for ideas on homeschooling your preschooler.

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  1. Thank you so much for this! We’ve been discussing preschool curriculum around our house these days, and there is SO MUCH that we were certain it was going to cost us a few hundred dollars. I’m going to pick up that book you suggested!

  2. There are so many fantastic resources for preschoolers. We love the local library programs during the day and many local businesses will offer free or low-cost preschool field trips if you have can round up a group of 10-20 kids.

  3. i was stressing over a curriculum for my now 4 year old but realzied stuff for her can be found all around!

    Ive picked up great flash cards and even workbooks at Dollar General for $1 and $2

  4. “let life be your curriculum” ~ love this! This ties in with my post on “experiences.” Can’t wait to read some of your links.

  5. I’m a work-away from home mom, but I have a toddler and teach preschoolers. One of my favorite blogs for preschool ideas and printable activities is I also love You may have already found these but just thought I’d share.

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