Free Summer Reading Bingo (Encourage Your Child to Read More)

Free Summer Reading Bingo (Encourage Your Child to Read More)

Summer reading helps develop strong readers. Here are several tips and a free summer reading bingo to encourage your child to read. With COVID-19 and distance learning, a lot of parents are understandably worried about their children’s academic skills.  The best news is the one activity that’s most helpful to prevent the loss of more…

Teach Your Child to Read – A Parent’s Guide by Age

Teach Your Child to Read – A Parent’s Guide by Age

Reading is the foundational skill for school success. If you want to teach your child to read, these practical tips every parent can use.   It’s the number one question parents ask about school skills: how do I teach my child to read? Parents know that future school success depends on the ability to read…

A Parent’s Guide to Phonological Awareness

A Parent’s Guide to Phonological Awareness

Do you know what makes a good reader? It’s not what you think! Phonological awareness prepares your child up for reading success.   Most parents believe learning to read starts with the alphabet – but guess what – it starts even earlier! When you sing nursery rhymes with your children, you’re developing important pre-reading skills….

The Best Homeschool Preschool Curriculum

Thinking about homeschooling your preschooler? Look no further, I found the best homeschool preschool curriculum for you!   I remember the day the email came: “After careful decision, the school board has decided we can not safely open our Preschool for the 2020-21 school year.” I was crushed. I loved my son’s preschool and teachers…

Fun and Easy Valentine’s Day Activities for Preschoolers

Looking for fun and easy activities to do at home? Check out our list of Valentine’s Day activities for preschoolers. After the dreariness of January, it’s fun to look forward to Valentine’s Day. There’s something about the red and pink decor and all the hearts that just brighten our moods and our days. Valentine’s is…

New Year’s Resolutions with Kids | Free Printable
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New Year’s Resolutions with Kids | Free Printable

Are you looking for an activity to fill the time between Christmas and New Years’ for your children? Or maybe you love to make New Year’s Resolutions and want to share them with your kids.  Setting New Year’s Resolutions with kids is a great activity for the whole family. We just gave it a try…

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt (& More Thanksgiving Activities)

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt (& More Thanksgiving Activities)

Are you looking for some screen-free Thanksgiving activities to keep your kids busy while you cook Thanksgiving dinner?  Do you need some easy activities to keep the children off the iPad while the adults watch football?  Look no further! Making a big meal can be so time-consuming but coming up with screen-free Thanksgiving activities doesn’t…

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Distance Learning Success – What’s Working for Us

Distance learning is not ideal, but it doesn’t need to be a total disaster. Here are some of my family’s ideas for distance learning success. It’s what parents are talking about.  I hear it In my own conversations with parents, in Facebook groups, on Instagram and TikTok. Distance learning is tough.  The hours on Zoom…