Do you have a 1st grader this year? Not sure what changes you need to make for your kindergarten student? I love having a list or visual homeschool schedule to show your child exactly what needs to be done. Scroll down to see this 1st grade homeschool schedule to see what needs to be done.
If you want to see more homeschool schedule organizing ideas, take a look at these homeschool schedule printables to make homeschool planning easy.
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1st Grade Homeschool Schedule
There’s a really good meme circulating around on Facebook that shows you how many hours of homeschooling can be done each day. It basically says about an hour for each grade up to 6 hours for middle and high school students.
Just because the kids in public school are in class for 8 hours it does not mean that you have to homeschool for 8 hours a day, no, ma’am!
So, a first grader would school for an hour. When I say school, I mean sitting down seat work. I don’t mean the time that they should be reading with you, playing with their toys, using educational apps, or doing extracurricular activities.
Things that go long for us are projects so art, science, or history can go longer if we’re doing a messy or hands-on project which is fine with me. The basics that we do every day are reading, math, writing, and phonics. No matter what, those always get done.
Then we’ll add in the rest like science, history, art, music, or languages. But we don’t do each of those every single day.
Must-Read Homeschooling Books
Not sure where to start with homeschooling? Try reading these homeschool books that will help you get prepared and encourage you on this journey.
You can also take a look at this blog on how to homeschool successfully.
Homeschool Planning Guide for the Unorganized MomThe Unhurried HomeschoolerThe Brave LearnerThe Call of the Wild and FreeTeaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable PeaceThe Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
2nd Grade Homeschool Schedule
I find that a homeschool schedule for both 1st and 2nd graders is quite similar in terms of the number of subjects but we can spend longer on each subject since your child can sit for a bit longer.
A 2nd grader can spend 2 hours doing homeschool seatwork.
My daughter is a box checker. She loves knowing what needs to be done and she loves feeling like a big girl so she can start on her work whenever she wants. She likes to get it done earlier in the day while my boys prefer to work in the afternoon after lunch.
You can see what we use for our 1st grade homeschool curriculum here.
I laminated our printable and then put it on a clipboard that belonged to her. Changing it out every day was super easy if I needed to switch subjects.
If your child is not reading well yet, you can use a visual homeschool schedule instead. I laminated my cards and attached a magnet to them so that I could place them on my magnetic whiteboard.
You can see all of the cards I had above but there’s no way I’d do all of those subjects each and every day.
My daughter loved these and I also printed out chore cards that she was excited to complete.
I know, not sure how long this will last, but going to take advantage of it.
1st Grade Homeschool Schedule Supplies
- Printer (I have this one)
I have the HP printer 8710 but it’s not available anymore. It’s still running well for years now. Look for another HP Instant Ink-ready printer so that you can use their program to send you ink cartridges whenever your printer gets low on ink.
Recommended Homeschool Schedule Planners
Want something more sturdy or a different system? There are these cool schedule pocket charts for your schedule or your calendar. You can also use this to teach your child about the days of the week, months, and even the weather.
Scholastic Classroom Resources Pocket Chart Daily ScheduleLearning Resources Calendar & Weather Pocket ChartMagnetic Weekly Dry Erase Board CalendarMagnetic Weekly Dry Erase Board Calendar for RefrigeratorWeekly Activity Planner – Magnetic Refrigerator Behavior Charts for KidsReusable Daily Family Checklist Clings To Stainless Steel & Glass | Included Wet Erase Tackie Marker
What’s Included in the 1st Grade Homeschool Schedule
Get ready to simplify your homeschooling routine with my 1st Grade Homeschool Schedule! This handy resource includes a variety of worksheets designed to help you stay organized and track your child’s progress. Let’s take a closer look at what’s included:
My daily worksheets feature five designs, each with a line for the day at the top. Below that, you’ll find lines for your chosen subjects that day such as math, reading, science, and more. To the right of each line, there’s a convenient circle that acts as a checklist. With these worksheets, you can easily plan and keep track of your daily lessons, ensuring that all subjects are covered.
Calendar Type Schedule
Say goodbye to the hassle of flipping through multiple pages with this calendar-type schedule worksheet! This layout has the days of the week listed above, allowing you to plan your homeschooling activities accordingly.
Each day has checklist boxes below it, providing a clear visual representation of completed tasks and upcoming lessons. This schedule ensures that you have a bird’s-eye view of your homeschooling plan for the entire week.
Not sure where to start with homeschool planning? I hold your hand along the way in the Homeschool Planning Guide for the Unorganized Mom. Perfect for anyone just getting started with homeschooling.
Get your 1st-grade homeschool schedule printables below so that you can create a routine for your child to follow.
Download the 1st Grade Homeschool Schedule Below
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