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7 Ways to Help a Struggling Reader

There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few: I Think We Could Be Friends shares 7 No Fail Ways to Give Your Struggling Reader Confidence.       Check out this Recycled Magazine Weaving activity from Hand Made Kids Art.       I love this activity from Gift of Curiosity!  Use the printable and have your child count and … [ Keep reading… ]

Rainbow and Pot of Gold Treat

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  These Rainbow and Pot of Gold treats for St. Patrick's Day are lots of fun to make, albeit a little time consuming.  They would make a great teacher gift, gift for a friend, or just a fun way to surprise your kids on St. Patrick's Day!  Who can resist Skittles, a little chocolate wrapped in gold, and marshmallows?!?!   Here's what you'll need:  A giant bag of Skittles, golden … [ Keep reading… ]

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Color Sorting Velcro Tower

There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few: School Time Snippets shares this Color Sorting Velcro Tower.  What a fun idea!     Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these Magic Leprechaun Rocks from Gift of Curiosity.     Pink Stripey Socks shows you how to create a speaker for your iPod/iPhone using a cardboard roll and plastic cups. … [ Keep reading… ]

Kid-Made Kite: Craft for a Windy Day

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Guest Post by Danya of Danya Banya One particularly blustery day, my three year old daughter JJ was inspired to make a kite. I love it when she initiates craft! So I gathered up a few materials, and helped her make one. We used: a paper bag with string handles long strips of crepe paper (or you could use streamers) masking tape a coloured marker scissors kitchen twine … [ Keep reading… ]

Can Watching Television Improve Your Child’s Reading Ability?

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Guest Post by Kristen of Busy Kids = Happy Mom Hello I Can Teach My Child friends! It's so good to be back! I'm an elementary Reading Specialist and blogger over at Busy Kids = Happy Mom. So, the big question today is "Can watching television really improve my child's reading ability?" Before I even answer it, let me start by saying the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that your … [ Keep reading… ]

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Rainbows for Little Hands

Happy first day of March!  Here are some of our favorite rainbow activities:   There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:   Spring is just around the corner...which makes it the perfect time to learn about caterpillars and butterflies.  Buggy and Buddy shares this cute idea for creating a caterpillar necklace.       … [ Keep reading… ]