Summer Resources

Schools: A listing of open childcare services in Texas. Located near Parkland hospital. Formerly Oak Lawn UMC Preschool. Re-opened Monday, May 18, 2020. I think is open or opening. I have heard that YMCA is offering summer camps, but their website is not reflecting that yet.

Programs and Camps: a nice clearing house for all camps in Dallas. You do have to click through to see if information has changed. The JCC is doing camps later in the summer.

Educational Support has amazing educational resources for kids and parents. Dallas Public Library has story time and librarians on call to help with any questions. Locations are closed, but virtual services are available. a fun daily storytime event.

The Home School Mom has a page with links to Texas Homeschooling Organizations. Many are faith-based, but there are some that are secular.


The Texas Home School Coalition has set up a special page for home schooling during Covid-19.




What Curriculum Should I Use For My 4 Year Old? This article appears to be from pre-Covid as some of the suggestions talk about going to museums, but there is a lot of good information .



Tips for Keeping Children Engaged part 1 and part 2 from The Home School Mom blog


How to Homeschool Preschool There are a lot of good tips.

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Local Support Groups:


Homeschoolers East  From their website: Homeschoolers East (HSE) is a secular, inclusive, community based homeschooling group in East Dallas, Texas. We are a thriving group of families with a wide variety of homeschooling methods and philosophies who have been coming together for over a decade. The families of Homeschoolers East meet weekly to hold classes, gather in community, and support each other in our choice to educate our children in our own unique way.


North Texas Home Educators Network This is a faith-based organization. You have to sign-up with them to have access to their list of support groups.


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