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Kindergarten Workbooks

Check out our mega list of kindergarten workbooks for teaching your little one at home!

Homeschooling Kindergarten

Homeschooling kindergarten is my absolute favorite — it’s the year the magic happens.

I watched my daughter’s eyes light up when she finally learned how to read and it was seriously one of the most magical experiences of my life!

Homeschooling Kindergarten is Magical with Homeschool Workbooks

Since homeschooling preschool is mostly fun and light, homeschooling kindergarten can seem a little daunting at first — especially if you are a new homeschool mom! 

If I’m being completely honest, teaching my kindergartener at home completely terrified me.

What if I mess something up or don’t do a good enough job?

The world places so much pressure on parents when it comes to their child’s academics these days and it can be extremely overwhelming! 

We are forced to believe that every child should learn at a similar pace and hit the same milestones over the course of their kindergarten year, and if they don’t, they are behind.

Leaving this mindset at the door is the first step to homeschooling with success.

Seriously though. Once I stopped caring about the opinions of others and let go of all my fears, we excelled! My 5-year-old thrived during her kindergarten year, and to be completely honest, so did I!

Ready to dive deep into homeschooling your kindergartener? Check out some of my kindergarten resources below!

Kindergarten Resources for Homeschoolers

You can find all of my homeschool kindergarten articles below!

I love to keep spelling practice light and simple during the early elementary years and making it fun is essential! These are the ways we practiced spelling words over the course of my daughter’s kindergarten year and beyond!

Ready to take your spelling practice up a notch? These are the fun tools we used!

Many parts of early education include some type of dictation.

This is one of the ways your youngster will learn how to follow directions while brushing up on important skills. Check out one of the ways we like to take the pressure off and make sentence dication fun!

Writing prompts are one of the easiest ways to encourage your little one to dive deep into creative writing. These printable packs for grades K-3 will help your young learner use their imagination and practice those pesky handwriting skills. 

This was a fun addition to our homeschool! I created this pack for my daughter to use with her very own pen pals.

Ever heard of the term looping or loop schedule? The point is simple, pick items or activities to alternate between during the week! This helps to mix things up and keep them fresh and fun! 

Ready to dive into homeschooling preschool with workbooks?

Check out how why we love kindergarten workbooks  & get the full list of all our favorites below!

Why Use Kindergarten Workbooks?

I absolutely love including workbooks in our homeschool lineup!

Not only are they handy for summer downtime, but they also work great as filler during the homeschool year!

You can easily homeschool kindergarten using just workbooks or simply use them as supplements alongside your traditional homeschool curriculum.

Why You Should Use Workbooks for Kindergarten

My top uses for kindergarten workbooks?

  • As a Summer Refresh

I love to use workbooks over the summer months to avoid summer regression between grades. Honestly, this is a great thing to do in between all grades, not just kindergarten!

While I mostly just leaned on this set of readers in between my daughter’s preschool and kindergarten year, I chose to do workbooks in between her kindergarten and first-grade year instead!

  • For Enhancing Skills

Even though I prefer to fit most of our workbook learning in over the summer months, many of these kindergarten workbooks are actually perfect for year-round learning! They are great for building skills your young learner may be struggling with.

If you chose to use workbooks in your homeschool for this reason, just make sure you focus on keeping it super simple! 

Want to know more about how we use workbooks over the summer? Check out Summer Worksheets & Workbooks to get all the details!

Kindergarten Workbooks

Mega List of Kindergarten Workbooks

Ready to find the perfect workbook fit for your little one? Check out all of our kindergarten recommendations below!

See a workbook marked with a * ? Those are simply workbooks we have personally tried and love!

Workbooks for Homeschooling Kindergarten

Meet the Author

Life & Homeschool Author

Hey guys! I’m Mary, homeschool mom of 3 amazing kiddos.

I’m so excited that you decided to check out my little corner of the world!

If you have been following our journey for any length of time, you already know that I’m obsessed with coffee, organization, and all things simple.

I’m also a huge dog lover and introvert 💗

My homeschool style is very eclectic.

I enjoy a solid mixture of structure and free range. I set goals for myself and my children each week, but I put no pressure on perfection.

We use a wide variety of curriculum in our home.

Some of our current favorites are The Good and the Beautiful, Life of Fred, Beautiful Feet Books, and Lifepac.

While my kids do spend a good amount of time learning at desks, they also spend countless hours exploring their creativity and practicing a little independence.

I love mountains, rainy days, and sitting by the campfire. 

Our family recently relocated to the PNW and we have been enjoying finding new nature spots to explore together 🙌🏼

I can’t wait to connect and share all the things I’ve learned on our new journey! 

Just a Note…

Thanks for checking out the homeschool workbooks portion of the blog! 

We absolutely love using workbooks in our homeschool and I’m so excited to share some of our favorites with you!

I you found this article helpful and come back to visit again soon!

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Free Resources for Homeschoolers

Did you know Life + Homeschool has a free resource library? This hub has free homeschool curriculum, printable worksheets for kids, resources for homeschool moms, as well as online options for homeschooling preschool-high school!

Something great? This resource center also has plenty of great kindergarten freebies!

Check it out below!

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