Tag: reading


Our Favorite Christmas Books to Help your Child Read Reading

Our Favorite Christmas Books to Help your Child Read This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Welcome to the Winter + Holiday Children Story Books Series hosted by The Jenny Evolution! More than 30 amazing bloggers have gotten together to create winter and holiday-themed books lists that your child is sure to love. During the holiday season, many parents ask me about fun Christmas books Santa or Elf...

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Top 10 Books for Halloween to help Early Readers Education

Top 10 Books for Halloween to help Early Readers The post contains affiliate links. Halloween is one of the best holidays to get your kids excited about reading, especially those early readers who are just learning their letters, sight words and sounds. There are so many fun books for Halloween available that will get your kids in the Halloween spirit and it’s such a great...

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Vision Development, Not Glasses May be the Answer to Reading Development

Importance of Child Vision Development I’m sure we’ve all heard the random facts about our infants’ visual capabilities. We hear things like they can’t see color, they don’t see very far, they only recognize outlines of faces. We can also take these facts a step further to several that you may not have heard before. Newborns see better out of their peripheral vision. They can...

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Top 5 Road Trip Games to Prep Kids for Reading Reading

Road Trip Games with Kids in the 21st Century By Catherine Wiberg Staff Blogger The 21st century is filled with technology. Every child born in this century seems born understanding computers, game consoles, smart phones, MP3 players, and handheld electronic devices of every kind. While these technological advances have many advantages, they also can be a distraction from family fun-making memories. On the Road Again...

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The Easiest Recipe for Making Your Own Play Dough Development

Summer is the best time to keep your child’s mind and body active. Learning never ends, but we can make it more fun for kids. In fact, we can create opportunities and plan activities that help kids learn without them even knowing it. One of the best ways to do this is with play dough. Play dough is great for helping your kids build their...

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6 Activities to Improve a Child’s Spatial Awareness Education

Spatial Awareness When I was little, my parents decided to enroll me in soccer, and I’ll be honest, I was terrible at the sport. I was slow and clumsy and could not understand all the positions of the game. When the ball was kicked to me, I’d usually miss as I tried kicking it back to my teammate and I don’t think I ever scored...

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Valentine’s Day Fine Motor Activities Education

Valentine’s Day Activities Red and pink is everywhere. Hearts of all shapes and sizes line the walls of every store, school hallway and home. It is that time of year where all ages celebrate the meaning of love. Adults go out on special dates, while children get to share their Valentine’s love a little differently. Traditionally, the heart has been the symbol of Valentine’s Day....

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3 Ways to Improve Writing Efficiency at Home Writing

As a mom, I’ve had countless opportunities to watch my children discover that even though they played at the park, they sat on their blanket instead of sitted. Children learn to use grammar without ever knowing what it means to conjugate a verb. So why, with all that grammar usage under their belts, is it so hard to put those words on paper? Writing takes...

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6 Ways to Foster Gratitude this Thanksgiving Season ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

I don’t know about you, but Thanksgiving happens to be one of my favorite holidays. We tend to overlook Thanksgiving and focus all our efforts on Christmas, but this holiday really allows me to build relationships with my family rather than buying gifts and money. As one of eight children, our holiday gatherings are chaotic, messy, and above all FUN. And, there is never too...

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Nutrition Week: Thai Chicken Quinoa Salad for Young Learners ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

Since we are focusing all week long on nutrition, we wanted to share with you one of our favorite recipes that  can help improve attention, focus, energy, behavior, and gives our families a little Asian zing. Quinoa, which is becoming a great substitute for white rice, and is high in protein, can keep you full longer and has all the health and nutritional benefits the...

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