New Year’s Resolutions for Parents of Beginning Readers + 10 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 + 10 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 …

Letter F Activities for Preschoolers

Letter F Activities for Preschoolers

Letter F Activities for Preschoolers – Letter F Activities, Songs, Crafts and More! It’s time for Fabulous “F”! This is a fun one because there are TONS of great words that start with the letter f with activities for preschoolers. We just need to get those creative juices flowing with ideas that can match those …

Developmental Milestones for Writing – What to Look Out For, & What to Teach

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The Developmental Milestones for Writing  Are you teaching or parenting a young learner? You may be interested to know what exactly the developmental milestones are for writing as your young one grows. A brief overview of the developmental milestones for writing: 12-18 months – scribbling, uses fists to “write”, inconsistent pressure, may write off paper 1 to 2 years …

Teaching the Letter E – Printables, Songs, Videos, Crafts & More!

Teaching the Letter E

Teaching the Letter E to Preschoolers – Letter E Printables, Crafts, Activities, Songs, Videos, and More You aren’t burnt out on teaching the alphabet yet, are you? We’ve only made it to the fabulous Letter E! If you put in just a teeny bit of effort (“E” is for effort, no pun intended), you can …

Alphabet Tracing Worksheets, Games & Activities

Alphabet Tracing Worksheets

Awesome Alphabet Tracing Worksheets, Plus ABC Activities, Songs, Practice Sheets, Videos, Games and More!! Are you about to embark on an alphabet adventure? You need to stock up on a few alphabet-learning ideas and activities to really get your student all set for learning those letters. Check out these printables I made to get you …

The Science of Reading – Understanding the “Reading Wars” for Parents & Homeschoolers

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The Science of Reading & The “Reading Wars” Explained to Parents & Homeschoolers Parent, did you know that reading teachers and specialists have been “at war” with each other over how we should be teaching our kids to read? Well – they are! As a former educator and parent of struggling readers (and as a …

15 Holiday Reading Activities for Kids

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15 Holiday Reading Activities for Elementary & Kindergarten Students (with holiday worksheets pdf formatted – no-prep!) (Or very little prep is the goal anyway) Since we mamas and teachers are so very busy during the holidays, we need some great ideas to keep our young readers moving forward to become excellent readers, even when on …

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

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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 …

Sight Word Board Games, Flash Cards, Activity Sheets & More!

Sight Words Activity Bundle

Sight word board games, sight word activities and flashcards – Printable & easy! Hey there! I’ve been having a BLAST creating fun printable sight word board games for all the little learners and beginning readers that I know. I want to share them with you! Plus, I’m giving away free sight word flashcards too – …

I’m The Mom Of An ADHD Child (With Anxiety) – What I’ve Learned & How It Might Help You

ADHD and Anxiety

I’m the Mom of an ADHD Child – Here is our story and some tips to help YOU on your journey. Since our son Sam was very small, we noticed difficulties he was having. It’s taken us years to really dig deep into his issues, and find help for him. (And it’s still a process …