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teach letter sounds using 26 kid-centered photos
July 20, 2014 4 comments

teach letter sounds using 26 kid-centered photos

We’re thrilled to share another Rockstar Sunday guest post with ...

what to do after kids learn their abc's: next steps to reading
July 17, 2012 34 comments

what to do after kids learn their abc’s: next steps to reading

Many parents know that their children need to learn the ...

getting ready for kindergarten: short e picture-word sort
June 14, 2011 5 comments

getting ready for kindergarten: short e picture-word sort

One of the best activities for practicing early word learning ...

wordfeud, words with friends and word-building with kids
April 23, 2011 8 comments

wordfeud, words with friends and word-building with kids

My game-guy Owen has recently fallen hard for a game ...

digraphs and blends: search, find, and rhyme game
September 16, 2010 No Comment

digraphs and blends: search, find, and rhyme game

It’s no secret that digraphs and blends are tough for ...

quick trick: names, names, everywhere, names!
June 7, 2010 5 comments

quick trick: names, names, everywhere, names!

This Quick Trick is super easy but has big pay-offs. ...

take time to rhyme--4 fun ways to play with rhymes
May 26, 2010 No Comment

take time to rhyme–4 fun ways to play with rhymes

Repost from an article I wrote for ABC & 123, ...

labeling and learning, learning and labeling
April 27, 2010 3 comments

labeling and learning, learning and labeling

For our making our rainy weekend a lot more bright, ...

family name letter connect
April 13, 2010 1 comment

family name letter connect

Today before rest time, we took some time to play ...

s- blends bingo time!
November 23, 2009 10 comments

s- blends bingo time!

Blends are so tough for some kiddos to grasp, and ...