8 Benefits of Homeschooling Your Preschooler

8 Benefits of Homeschooling Your Preschooler - Playgarden Online
BY Miss Charlotte May 25, 2023 Homeschool Preschool, homeschooling, parenting tips

The Wonderful World of Homeschool Preschool!

For a lot of folks, the decision about what type of early learning experience will work best for their little one can be a tough one! We live in a day and age where there are just so many excellent opportunities and methods of teaching for children, and it can feel overwhelming to try to pick just one. Homeschooling is one of these methods— it’s been around for ages, and has been some folks’ best choice. Lots of people have questions about what makes homeschooling a viable option for their little ones. Here are some benefits that may make homeschool preschool the best choice for you and your little one:

  1. Get to know your little one: We’ll start with one of the biggest draws of the homeschool preschool option–the chance to spend loads of time around your little one! When you work as your child’s educator, you’re really going to get a sense of their individual personality. This is a big benefit as both a parent and an educator; when you learn about how your little one learns best, as well as their likes and dislikes, you’re able to make an educational experience that will allow them to flourish and enjoy school to the fullest extent. AND you get to learn more about your little one’s wonderful personality. 
  2. More one-on-one attention: When you are your little one’s teacher, you get to spend all of your time working with them! In-person preschool educators do a great job of spreading their attention across a number of students, but by choosing to explore preschool at home, you’re really able to focus on your little one’s individual needs, thereby making your schedule and lessons unique for their special self! 
  3. Taking it at your little one’s pace: In a similar fashion, by doing homeschool preschool, you’re able to modify your pacing to suit your little one’s needs best! It’s perfectly natural that your little one might be very successful in certain areas and need a little bit of extra help in others. When you choose to do preschool at home, you are able to spend as much time as you need helping your little one catch up in those sticky spots!
  4. Flexibility of schedule: There are lots of reasons why you might need additional flexibility in your schedule when choosing a preschool option! Many parents who work from home, have busy schedules to work around, or are even in the midst of relocation opt for homeschool preschool. Whatever the reason, know that homeschool preschool can be a great option for when you need a learning schedule that’s a bit more open to change.
  5. Helps save money: In person learning is an amazing choice for preschool! However, with the cost of tuition, materials, and transportation, the bills can stack up a little bit faster than you might feel comfortable with. In comes homeschool preschool, which is generally much less expensive! If you’re trying to save up while still providing your little one with a good early educational experience, homeschool preschool might be the way to go.
  6. Encouraging your little one to work through challenges: When your little one is off at preschool, it can be hard to understand exactly how they’re growing and learning. Educators are amazing at keeping folks up to date on their little one’s progress, but there’s nothing quite like getting to watch your little one overcome challenges and go on their educational journey with them! 
  7. Having lots of input on what your little one absorbs: If there are values or traits you really want to instill in your little one, there is no better way to ensure that they develop those attitudes than by having them do homeschool preschool. With you as their teacher, you’ll be able to help moderate what they take in and how they develop. 

There are so many reasons why homeschool preschool might be the best option for you and your little one. No matter what, though, by knowing your little one as well as you do, you’ll be able to make a decision that works best for both of you! Try Our Online Preschool for FREE! Playgarden Prep offers educational videos from real teachers, and numerous DIY projects that support early learning and development.


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Miss Charlotte Pencil

Hi, I'm Miss Charlotte!

Miss Charlotte is an Education Director by trade, and a mom by heart. All 200+ of our DIY projects were created by Miss Charlotte, with the help of her expert DIY assistant—Her 4 year old daughter! With a MST degree in Early Childhood Education and 15 years of teaching experience, her blogs and DIY projects have been an incredible resource for our Playgarden Prep schools. We hope that your family loves them as much as we do!

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