Friday, January 17, 2014

Memory Work Resources for Littles (Pre-K and Kindergarten)

Five Simple Steps to Memorize Successfully (from Homeschool Adventures)

1. Read ✴ 2. Record ✴ 3. Repeat ✴ 4. Review ✴ 5. Recite

For non-readers this translates in to:
Recite, Recite, Recite. Sing, sing, sing. Chant, chant, chant.
Add in some hand-motions and a tune and you have a winning combo!

Golden Grasses Posts on Memory Work
Memoria Opus
Memory Work

Resources for Memory Work
IEW - Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization
Classical Conversations CD's
Home School Adventure Phillipians in 28 Days
Living Memory by Andrew Campbell
Hannah's Grammar Stage Memorization
Bible Study for All Ages
Veritas Press Bible and History Cards
Bible Memory for Pre-Schoolers
Awanas Bible Memory Program
Wee Sing CD's
Nursery Rhymes

Cool stuff to know about Memory Work
5 Strategies to Improve Memorization
Scripture Memory Tips 

More great ideas for Memory Work with Littles
Geography songs
-poetry, gobs of it
-nursery rhymes for the younger set
-days of the week
-months of the year
-speeches and quotes from history
-lists of presidents, pharoahs, dynasties, et

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I was involved with Classical Conversations for a year and then decided to try to relate the memorization passages to what they were learning. That worked for a year until I added my 3rd student. memory work has gone out the window. I'm thinking that using the CC plan as is would help my stay on track. What do you think of memorizing history and science out of context?