Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day

Let’s join together in celebrating Read Across America Day on March 2nd by READING! Why? Reading is for everyone! Take a picture of your child reading and post it to show their success! This year-round program which was launched in 1998 focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources […]

Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen

In the story “Little Red Hen” the cat, the pig, and the rat learned when they waited too long to help Mother Hen they were not allowed to eat the warm, delicious bread that came out of the oven. Here is a fun song called “I Wait” by the talented artist Life Lucid. Homeschoolers: Sketch […]

Word Search Game – ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Word Search Game – ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Let’s have fun with this free online word search called, “Jack and the Beanstalk.”  If you want to read this magical story, go to Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales. Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time […]

Protect the Children

Protect the Children

Let’s be observant and give our children the care they deserve and need. Ever feel stressed? It may be possible that your child, other children, and youth feel stressed sometimes too. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis at times causes additional stress making children more vulnerable to others. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has […]

Read a Book Day

Read a Book Day

Yay! One of my favorite days is here. September 6th is national “Read a Book Day!” We are calling on all book lovers to grab a book they might enjoy and spend part of the day reading! It’s one of life’s simple pleasures. You can even start or join a book club where you will […]

If I Could Have Anything I Want, I Would….

If I Could Have Anything I Want, I Would….

One effective strategy in writing is called the sentence starter. A “sentence starter” will help your child focus and organize their thoughts while fostering creativity. Use this strategy to help develop that creative genius you know your child possesses! Common uses for sentence starters are to help students in describing facts, making predictions, comparing and […]

If I Could Visit Anyone I Want, I Would…

One effective strategy in writing is called the sentence starter. A “sentence starter” will help your child focus and organize their thoughts while fostering creativity. Use this strategy to help develop that creative genius you know your child possesses! Common uses for sentence starters are to help students in describing facts, making predictions, comparing and […]