25 Reading Experts’ Advice – How to Help a Child Struggling with Reading

25 Reading Experts’ Advice – How to Help a Child Struggling with Reading *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. Are you the parent of a child who needs to …

20 Spelling Practice Activities for Active Learners That Are Inside (Great for Bad Weather Days!)

Spelling Practice Activities

20 Indoor Spelling Practice Activities for Active Learners (Great for Bad Weather Days!) *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. Before I start, if you’re in a hurry just like …

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 …

15 Best Gingerbread Man Coloring Pages & Activities for Learning Phonics

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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: …

9 Autumn & Fall Poems for Kids That Encourage Fluency & Comprehension

9 Autumn & Fall Poems for Kids That Encourage Fluency & Comprehension Did you know that there is a reason that kids want to read the same story over and over (and over) again? They are learning and enjoying it! Repetition of text for beginning readers help teach letter sounds, blend sounds, sentence structure, expression, …

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 & Autumn Themes Gobble, gobble! Turkeys, Thanksgiving and Autumn go together in Fall perfectly. (I can taste the pecan pie now) 🙂 So many cute activities to employ in Autumn for your beginning readers. Put on your creative cap while you peruse this list of ideas …

9 Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words with Leaves You’ve Gotta Try Today!!

9 Fun Ways to Teach Sight Words with Leaves 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 as you search for fun ways to teach sight words to …

21 Perfect Gift Ideas & Activities for Struggling Readers

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21 Perfect Christmas Gifts & Activities for Struggling Readers Gifts and activities for struggling readers centered around reading can perhaps stir up some interest for books for kids who aren’t reading well yet, or just need a little encouragement.  If you have or know of a beginning reader who is struggling to learn to read, …

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

Struggling Readers – The five things you might feel when your child struggles in reading.. (Here’s a hint: It doesn’t feel great!) *This post contain 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.       …

11 Things you MUST DO to be a Superstar Storyteller for your Kids – Storytelling Makes Books Come Alive!

7 Things You MUST DO to be a Superstar Storyteller for Your Kids – Great Storytelling Makes Books Come Alive! (Cuddle-time or Bedtime – make sure it’s a great time!) *This post contain Affiliate links, some from Amazon. I may get a teeny percent of the sale at no cost to you for clicks or …