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Car “Games” Part Two

Here are a few more car games that we do while driving or while having a meal. * The opposite game: I give them a word and they have to tell me the opposite. * The synonym game: (My oldest … Continue reading

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Car “Games” Part One

We are all busy and often part of our day includes shuttling kids around in the car. I use that time to get in some fun, learning activities with the boys which they all love! (I also do this during … Continue reading

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Board Books or Picture Books?

Most people start reading to babies using board books which is great! Usually (but not always) board books have simple patterns, repeating lines, simple story lines, and the pictures closely match the text so they are easy for babies to … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes

With all the technology in the world today we’ve gotten away from some of the traditional things we grew up with as children…such as reciting poems and nursery rhymes.  Nursery rhymes are important for children to hear.  They help children … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Read

When I was a teacher it used to absolutely break my heart to hear my students tell me they couldn’t read (or write).  Let me tell you something….kids don’t think those kind of things unless someone has told them that … Continue reading

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Again???

Sometimes my boys bring me a book to read and I cringe because I’ve read that book a million times! But what I should do is cheer! (Ok…maybe we won’t go that far.) Rereading books is amazing for kids for … Continue reading

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Language

Language is an amazingly powerful thing.  As a Reading Specialist and teacher, I’ve read tons of research and know how it can impact kids but to see it firsthand with the boys has been phenomenal.  I think I didn’t pay … Continue reading

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