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early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman
February 5, 2014 1 comment

early literacy game for kids: read a word, build a snowman

originally published December 20, 2009  We have had a ton ...

3 all-time best games to play with sight words
May 2, 2013 2 comments

3 all-time best games to play with sight words

What games do you play with sight words? Sight words ...

best of teach mama countdown: #2 — spelling words
January 12, 2012 2 comments

best of teach mama countdown: #2 — spelling words

Yay! We’re getting down to the wire with this teach ...

best of teach mama countdown: #9 -- building words, names
January 4, 2012 No Comment

best of teach mama countdown: #9 — building words, names

This post, which rolls in at #9, continues to surprise ...

back-to-school shopping with three crazy-cool kids
August 15, 2011 3 comments

back-to-school shopping with three crazy-cool kids

After our crazy-successful Smart Summer Challenge, I needed a little ...

a game for practicing spelling, sight words, or letters: WORDO!
May 26, 2011 17 comments

a game for practicing spelling, sight words, or letters: WORDO!

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, we’re ...

sight word games to prepare for kindergarten: go fish!
April 19, 2011 16 comments

sight word games to prepare for kindergarten: go fish!

Owen has been really interested in reading lately, so I’m ...

getting kids to write: write around the room
January 26, 2011 17 comments

getting kids to write: write around the room

Finding interesting and meaningful activities for Owen and Cora during ...