Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tongue Twister Activity

Kids of all ages enjoy this kind of playful fun with language. Yes, even a teen sitter will like to play these language games with your young child. You know this tongue twister: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled … Continue reading

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Why reading every night doesn’t have to mean a different book every night

      I often hear from parents their read-aloud time too often ends up being that same ol’ book. “Again and again and again,” they say.

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Reading to Your Child Everyday

“Is it really important that I read aloud to her every day?” you ask. Yes! Read aloud to your infant. Yes! Read aloud to your toddler. Yes! Read aloud to your preschooler.   Yes! Read aloud to your 5 year old.

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Can’t find your favorite book?

Can’t find your favorite book? You have no idea where it is. WOW! How do you read aloud when you can’t find the book your child craves to hear again and again? Try this- Ask questions about that favorite book’s … Continue reading

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Why it’s good to turn the tables on your child and ask all the “Why?” questions.

Let’s talk about how you can give your young or not-so-young child those much-talked-about (and tested!) comprehension skills. When we talk about comprehension skills, it means that your child needs to comprehend, or get it, when s/he hears or reads language. … Continue reading

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