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Preschool Learning Games

When working with preschoolers, games should be both fun and educational. Finding ways to enjoy learning is so important when children are young and impressionable, plus finding preschool learning games can make you feel a little better about giving them some extra screen time. ​ Preschool Learning Games The internet is full of free online …

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Online Reading Game for Kids

Online reading games help engage reluctant readers and teach them the skills they need to become more proficient, fluent readers. I know, because that’s what has helped my kids. They keep my kids on task and excited about reading – even when they would rather be doing anything other than their reading lessons! The key? Finding an …

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Summer Books for Preschool

Preschool books are some of my favorite books, because they teach children about the world around them – and inside of them! – in a fun, stress-free way. ​ This post contains affiliate links. When it comes to getting kids to read on those warm summer days when the sunshine is calling their name and the unicorn kiddie pool is …

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100 Minecraft Activities and Resources for Kids

Keeping them engaged when they’re not in game is simple – when you have Minecraft related activities! Here are 100 Minecraft activities and resources that are perfect for your block builder! Minecraft Activities and Resources 1. Minecraft Party Printables Decorating your child’s Minecraft-themed party has never been easier or looked so cute! All thanks to …

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5 Books About Eleanor Roosevelt for Kids

We’ve talked about Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Rosa Parks, and Eleanor Roosevelt. It’s been a fascinating look at some of our countries figures and how they all have one special thing in common. They have all stood up for what they believed in despite adversity and the naysayers. They decided not to be …

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Bike and Bike Safety Children’s Books

One of the favorite activities around here is to ride bikes. In fact, if they could ride them year round, my kids would be outside all day every day. As part of the Safety Kids series that I’m teaching on CurrClick LIVE this Spring, there is a Bicycle Safety class. In order to prepare my kids for …

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4 Questions to Ask When Choosing Best Fit Books for Your Young Reader

Do trips to the library result in your kid bringing back more DVDs to watch than books to read? When you want your children to experience the joys of reading, it can be frustrating to find a book that will actually capture their attention. Best-fit books are just what they sound like—they are books that …

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3 Reasons Why It’s Important to Read to Your Child Every Day

One of the strongest is definitely hearing. There is nothing more comforting than a mother’s voice. That’s why talking, singing, and reading will relax your little one in a heartbeat. When it comes to reading, it’s never too early to begin. From their earliest days, babies enjoy it listening to the cadence of your voice. …

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10 Must-Read Snow and Winter Children’s Books

Instead of focusing on the darkness of winter, focus on the fun! The 10 snow related books are perfect for checking out from the library on your next trip out into the cold, winter weather. This article contains affiliate links 10 Must-Read Snow and Winter Children’s Books 1. Snow by Cynthia Rylant 2. The Story …

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Homeschool Free Blank Timeline Template Printable

My oldest is enrolled in an online charter school, so while he does his school work at home with us, he’s not technically homeschooled in the traditional sense of the word. The school provides great tutoring and accommodations to assist with his dyslexia, so we keep him there. Anyway, for his summer reading project he had to …

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Homeschool Reading: Free Printable Reading Bookmark

The youngest finished her first Magic Tree House book last week for her homeschool reading program and she was so incredibly excited. I was excited for her as the reading level for the Magic Tree House books is about a 3.0 and she’s just starting First Grade. Not bad, kiddo, not bad at all. However, I did realize that …

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5 Summer Reading Programs for Kids

After all, homeschool kids are really no different than their public school counterparts when it comes to wanting a break after a long year.  Thankfully, there are plenty of businesses that offer incentives during the summer months for reading.  Need something to kick start your little (or big!) learner’s summer reading habits?  Try one of …

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Friday Freebies: Books I Have Read Checklist

In Pennsylvania, one of the homeschooling requirements is that we keep a log of books that each child reads throughout the school year. When the kids were little I would record their books for them, but as they’re getting older the responsibility falls more on their shoulders. There is, of course, mom-oversight of the entries, …

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