15 Must-Try Printable Fall Sight Word Activities with Turkeys & Autumn Themes

fall sight word activities

15 Must-Try Printable Fall Sight Word Activities with Turkeys & Thanksgiving Themes for Reading Gobble, gobble! Turkeys, Thanksgiving and Autumn go together in Fall perfectly. (I can taste the pecan pie now) 🙂 So many cute printable fall activities to employ in Autumn for your beginning readers. Put on your creative cap while you peruse …

21+Fabulously Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words this Fall

21+Fabulously Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words with Leaves, Apples & More in Fall! Autumn is in the air! Crisp, cool breeze through the falling leaves and a crunch at your feet as you walk through the woods. Why not find some great ways to incorporate beautiful fall leaves, apples, and colorful trees as you …

12 Ways & Benefits of Reading With Your Child – a Parent’s MUST READ!

Read-Aloud Stories Homeschool Experiment by Charity Hawkins

12 Ways & Benefits of Reading With Your Child – a Parent’s MUST READ! Or, How to Make Your Kids Fall In Love With Reading This is Part Three of Three!! (Get caught up with Part One here & Part Two here.) As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. You can learn more …

Children’s Audio Books for Read Alouds at Home (+3 Great Times to Listen with Your Kids)

Audio Books for Kids

*You’ll find on the page Affiliate links, some from Amazon. I may get a teeny percent of the sale at no cost to you for clicks or purchases! See full disclosure here. This guest post is by Charity Hawkins, the author of the The Homeschool Experiment, an entertaining and encouraging novel about what homeschooling is …

Read-Aloud Stories & How to Make This Time Actually Happen at Home – Or, How to Help Your Child Fall in Love with Reading

Read-Aloud Stories

Read-Aloud Stories & How to Make This Time Actually Happen at Your House – Or, How to Help Your Child Fall in Love with Reading This guest post is by Charity Hawkins, the author of the The Homeschool Experiment, an entertaining and encouraging novel about what homeschooling is really like. As an Amazon Associate I …

New Year’s Resolutions for Parents of Beginning Readers Who Want Their Child to Succeed as a Reader + Good Reading Goals For Students

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for Parents of Beginning Readers Who Want Their Child to Succeed as a Reader + Good Reading Goals For Students I’m not sure how you feel about New Year’s Resolutions. Everyone has a different take on how they bring on the new year, how they choose to tackle the things in …

75 Places to Find Heartwarming Christmas Stories Online (Holiday reading!)

75 Places to Find Heartwarming Christmas Stories Online (Holiday reading!) Do you have great intentions to read to your kids over the holiday break, but find that you need new books and stories to keep your kids from getting bored with the same stories you have at home? You are not alone! In this digital …

15 Best Gingerbread Man Coloring Pages & Activities for Learning Phonics

Phonics instruction - gingerbread man style!

15 Best Gingerbread Man Coloring Pages & Activities for Learning Phonics Trying to find some fun and creative ways to teach phonics this holiday season? For your beginning reader, I have found a great collection of Gingerbread Man coloring pages and activities that will help your child learn their foundational phonics blends and sounds. Tip: …

21 Gifts for Readers and Book Gifts for Non Readers to Encourage a Love of Reading!

Gifts for Readers

21 Must-Have Gifts for Readers to Encourage Young Readers (& Make Bookworms Happy Too!) Gifts and activities for struggling readers centered around books and a love of the printed word in many formats can perhaps stir up an interest in reading for kids who aren’t reading well yet, and just need a little encouragement.  Plus, …

Struggling readers – the five things you feel when your child struggles in reading.

My Child Struggles WIth Reading

“My Child Struggles with Reading” is commonly heard among parents of new, young readers. Is this you? Here are 5 ways you might feel – you are not alone! Yesterday I was reflecting on the long road I’ve gone down with teaching reading to my children. I’m super happy and proud with where my older …