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Learning and Attention Issues Need Our Focus

Learning and Attention Issues Need Our Focus

It is really quite astonishing  to know that with all of the technology and knowledge that we have gained over the years, that one in five children struggles with issues related to reading, math, writing, focus, and organization, and yet many children with learning and attention issues STILL do not have a diagnosis. This is simply baffling to hear. To know that kids and parents are out there struggling, thinking they are alone when there … Read entire article »

Filed under: Special Needs Children

Parent’s Read: Helping Boys Learn

Parent’s Read: Helping Boys Learn

* I was sent this book to read and review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* As the mom of two boys, I totally get that boys learn differently from girls. But the extent to just how differently they learn was a bit foreign to me until I started to read “Helping Boys Learn: 6 Secrets for Your Son’s Success in School”. My oldest is very bright (scary smart in that he sometimes outsmarts ME, ugh!) … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Books, Books (Advice), Educational, Kindergartners, Learning, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children

LeapReader “Ready, Set, Read, Write” Party!

LeapReader “Ready, Set, Read, Write” Party!

I recently had the opportunity to work with Leap Frog on their new LeapReader Reading and Writing System. While I am not a teacher, I work really hard with my son on his homework, reading and math skills and try to engage his interests (whether its plants and gardening or race cars!). The LeapReader “Ready, Set, Read, Write” Party! seemed like a great way to get to know some of my son’s school friends and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arts, Counting, Developmental Toys, Educational, Geography, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Language, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers, Reading, Science

Letter Learning Fun

Letter Learning Fun

Is your child entering kindergarten or pre-school in the fall? Teach letter recognition over the summer using two fun, educational resources: How to Build an A and the LeapFrog – Letter Factory. How to Build an A is an ideal book for tactile (or kinesthetic) learners. Tactile learners learn best by doing. This hands-on book teaches the alphabet through fun illustrations of each letter and by encouraging kids to build each letter using the 11 foam shapes. The foam shapes … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Books (Pre-School), Books (School Aged), DVD, Educational, Featured, Learning, Pre-schoolers, Reading, School Aged Children, Uncategorized