Getting Kids to Write

Getting Kids to Write

How can a child who can talk all day long become resistant, grumpy and generally unhappy when given a writing assignment? What’s so hard about writing? Most kids who don’t like to write think they just aren’t good at it and it is no fun. The key is to give kids...
An Important Step in the Writing Process

An Important Step in the Writing Process

Visualizing, or imaging…..We do it all the time! Both are terms referring to the act of making mental pictures in your mind. We are visualizing when we read a book and picture the characters and events. We are visualizing when we listen to oral directions and...
Writing Practice That Will Develop Gratitude

Writing Practice That Will Develop Gratitude

In November, we traditionally think about all of the things we are thankful for. Creating this Thankful Tree will leave your child feeling an attitude of gratitude! 1.) Gather a bunch of twigs and sticks and place them into a mason jar (or get really creative and use...

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Child's Reading Confidence

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