Prepare your preschoolers for kindergarten with Miss Humblebee’s Academy
Miss Humblebee’s Academy covers all major subject areas–Math, Science, Social Studies, Language and Literacy, Art, and Music–through theme-based instruction.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy introduces a new theme and teaches each theme across all subjects. Most children excel in one (or several) subjects and tend to focus on their strengths. By teaching each theme across all subjects, children strengthen ALL their academic skills in an engaging and consistent manner. 80% of the curriculum in online; 20% is offline in the form of printables and practice worksheets.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy is interactive with full sound cues. All lessons are read alound in audio files. Children do NOT need to know how to read to use the program!
With Miss Humblebee’s Academy, you can
- help children ages 3 to 6 learn from beginning skill level through kindergarten proficiency with hundreds of lessons.
- follow an established step-by-step curriculum or choose the order and topics according to your preferences.
- print out or email weekly progress reports or access them online at anytime.
- track classroom success from one location.
Children will learn * alphabet knowledge, sounds each letter represents and writing practice sheets * upper and lowercase letter recognition * follow multi-step auditory directions * rhyming * blends (br, tr) and digraphs (ch, sh) * segmenting and putting sounds together to create words * parts of a book * comprehension * categorizing like words * sight words * auditory discrimination; distinguishing the difference between bin and pin
In addition, children will enjoy hours of educational and entertaining reading that spans many literature styles. You’ll find traditional stories such as The Crow and the Pitcher and The Lion and the Mouse, as well as new stories and poems written exclusively for Miss Humblebee’s Academy, all richly illustrated.
Children will learn * matching and sorting * number recognition, counting, and writing practice sheets 1-100 * ordinal terms – first, second, third… * prepositions – on, under, above, up, below, left, right, middle
They will learn about * shapes, both 2D and 3D, and writing practice sheets * identifying, copying and creating patterns * concepts of measurement * weight, size, and capacity * addition and subtraction * time * money
Inquiry Skills: classifying and sorting objects by identifying one property * sequencing by size * use of descriptive vocabulary
Physical Sciences: cause and effect * sound qualities * sink and float experiments * senses
Life Sciences: identifying basic characteristics * features of the human body and what each does * basic comparisons * life cycles
Earth and Space: weather * solar system * planets * world around us * 7 continents
Multiculturalism and Ethnic Diversity
Children will enjoy more than 60 songs ranging from traditional music such as “Hey, Diddle Diddle,” “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” and “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” to new exclusive thematic music, including “I’m a Shark,” “The Vowel Song,” and “Shapes, Shapes, They’re Everywhere.”
Children will enjoy hours of educational, entertaining music spanning many music genres.
Children explore art through the ages by learning about famous painters and paintings, as well as different forms of artistic expression. Children will also listen to auditory cues to paint by number and paint by letter.
Learning about art becomes even more exciting when children create their own masterpieces. Miss Humblebee’s Academy offers hundreds of drawing, coloring, and tracing activities that can be completed on the computer or printed out to be used offline. Every artwork completed by the child can be turned into a puzzle with three levels of difficulty.
With the use of any device (Apple or Android, tablet, phone, or computer), children will enjoy learning with the help of Miss Humblebee’s Academy. Whether they are in a classroom, at home, going for a quick ride in the car or a plane ride across the country, be sure to bring this engaging learning tool along.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy offers a safe and secure learning environment with no pop-ups, ads, or links to other websites.
Cognitive skills assessments allow you to establish a baseline of kindergarten readiness, measure improvement compared to subsequent cognitive skills assessments (e.g. every 3 weeks and after 50 lessons), and benchmark kindergarten readiness compared to industry standards.
Assessments take approximately 5 to 10 minutes and can stop and start as time permits.
Weekly progress reports are emailed as well as readily available online at all times. Parents and educators can go to one place to track classroom success.
The reports are designed to help identify a child’s strengths, pinpoint trouble spots, view improvement over time, and measure progress based on length of practice time.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an award-winning curriculum for children in preschool through kindergarten based on the Common Core State Standards, the research of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework.