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"Bright Beginnings is a comprehensive, practical home-schooling curriculum which certainly is child and family friendly!"
-Dr. Kevin Leman, internationally-known psychologist, best selling author, radio and television personality, and speaker.
 

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"Mrs. Shaw has poured a big bucketful of creativity and care into this program."
-Craig & Cindy Young, Homeschooling Today magazine
 

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 “If you want to get a jump on homeschooling with your preschoolers, this one-to two-year program provides a nice balance of academic and informal learning. Written by a homeschooling mom, it is a practical curriculum for those with some dedicated time to devote to teaching their preschoolers.  Parents who want to do a structured preschool with their children should be very pleased with Bright Beginnings!”
-Cathy Duffy, homeschooling curriculum expert and author of "Christian Home Educators' Curriculum Manual."   CLICK HERE for Cathy's in-depth review!
 

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"Kindergarten is the grade I taught and so I recognize that you have done an excellent job of putting together a curriculum that is not only fun, but educationally sound as well...  I can see you have put a lot of love into it."
-Sandra L. Gogel, Co-director of the Sycamore Tree Center For Home Education
 

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"Being familiar with the curriculum development process, I can appreciate the wealth of information as well as the love and care that went into preparing the lessons in Bright Beginnings...they are a gold mine!  The curriculum is easy to follow, which makes it great for people who have never taught before.  If I should ever go back into the preschool classroom, I will definitely be using this curriculum!"
-Cindy Ervien, former preschool teacher and graduate of the masters level Curriculum Development program at the University of Washington
 

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CLICK HERE for an in-depth review in Rainbow Resource Center's 2004-2005 Catalog!
 

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"Thanks for sending us a review copy of your book, Bright Beginnings.   I absolutely love it and you will have my personal recommendation when I talk with new home schoolers.   Years ago I used {another preschool program} with all three of my children.  Although it was worth every minute I put into it..... I had to put WAY TOO MANY of the those minutes in!    Your title looks like something I would have dreamed of 13 years ago."
-Lindley Rachal, ROCK SOLID, Inc.
 

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"If you desire a comprehensive preschool curriculum based on Christian principles, look no further.  Tammy Shaw has interwoven character training and Bible knowledge with heavy doses of real-life learning experiences and open-ended  art and science projects.  The only materials needed are a Bible, common household items and optional library books (which I highly recommend to enhance and reinforce the lessons)  The 144 lessons can be completed using various schedules and may begin at any time of the year.  Included are 33 fun worksheets an A-Z flashcards.  Letters, shapes, numbers, colors, gross and fine motor coordination skills, listening, visual discrimination, and classifying skills are creatively taught in a fun-loving, motivating way.  The Bible lessons proceed chronologically and contain an additional hands-on activity and a prayer focus to complete the lesson.  When teaching this program to a group of five young neighborhood children, ages 4-5, I discovered this is not only effective for homeschools, but also for small groups, day care centers, and Bible classes.  This program leaves children begging for more and looking forward to the next school day!  What more can you ask for?  Requires little teacher preparation time.  Highly user-friendly."
-Merri Larsen, Home School Enrichment magazine, Jan/Feb 2005 edition
 

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CLICK HERE for an in-depth review by The Old Schoolhouse Magazine!
 

Look What My Customers Are Saying!

 
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I received the workbooks and am currently reading through them.  I LOVE THEM!  I can see that God used you in a mighty way to make them.  Thanks for sharing with me... I will be sure to pass along the great news of your existence to my MOPS group and anyone else who will listen!
-Noelle, New York
 

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I wanted to tell you that I love the Bright Beginnings curriculum.  My 4 year old is enjoying all of the hands on activities and I like this style of teaching (not too dry).  I'm wondering if there are similar curricula for a 9 year old?  Any info you can give will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.
Lynn, Connecticut
 

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I wish I had Bright Beginnings when my children were preschoolers!  I am a home schooling mother of six, whose oldest, completely home schooled, graduated last year from high school.  I have a masters degree in school psychology and am familiar with many home school curricula.  Tammy Shaw has put together an incredible amount of information, ideas, and instruction in order for you to easily teach your preschooler in nine subject areas.  You won't have to get a different book for each subject the way I had to when I taught my preschoolers.  Tammy gives daily lesson plans that are very easy to follow.  She lists everything that you need each day to teach your child.  Her instructions are thorough and simple to understand - I would think that your teenager could very easily teach your preschooler with these books!  I appreciate Tammy's emphasis on teaching the Bible to your child by reading age appropriate amounts of scripture, using a prayer focus and including a memory verse.  Tammy has selected a variety of activities and ways of teaching the subjects so that you are not doing the same things every day with your child.  I HIGHLY recommend Bright Beginnings.  I'm counting on my children using this curriculum with my grandchildren!
-Katherine, Arizona
 

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I have received Bright Beginnings and have been pouring over the pages.  I am very, very impressed!  First of all, this is the most impressive preschool curriculum that I have come across.  When you say "complete", that is exactly what it is.  It lives up to all of the descriptions that I read about it.  I cannot even begin to imagine the amount of time it took to put this together and I am thankful that you decided to publish it for others to benefit from.
-Jill, Ohio