Rather than looking to age to decide when your toddler should start school, it is perhaps more of value to determine if he or she is physically, socially and emotionally ready to go to school. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before sending your little one off to preschool.
A 7 step tactical strategy to enable a child to read. I developed this process for my 2nd child when she had no motivation to read. She only wanted me to read to her. Using Bob books, paper and pencil, I used these 7 steps 4 times a week for 6 months. My daughter is now reading easy books, road signs and text on boxes.
This is a continuation of the 7 Steps to Help Your Child to Read (Part 1). Presented in this article is a 6 step tactical plan to encourage kids to read. The steps utilize Bob Books, a primary lined journal, pencils and erasers to create an interactive reading activity between child and parent. The result is improved reading and writing skills.
Sensory activities like soapy bubble foam are important in assisting your child to master new skills, form lasting memories yet at the same time make learning fun.
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Reading is the most important skill that children can learn and will help them do well in other subjects in school. Millions of Americans have difficulty reading, and even more disturbing, do not fully comprehend what they read. These problems stem from not developing comprehension during childhood. If this...
The troubles surrounding a family from Germany as they strive to raise their family with values and character thought to be found in the USA. Why politics and/or lack of moral leadership leads to the abandonment of personal freedom in a land declaring itself free.
As my first child starts kindergarten, I feel like we are stepping onto a runaway train. These five years have flown by and they seem to go by faster as time goes on. In some way, kindergarten feels like the beginning of the end. His entire world is going to begin to expand exponentially beyond the little world I have created for him, where I choose where and with whom he spends his time. He will have a whole world apart from me, and there are times when I am not ok with that. I have considered homeschooling but concluded it would not work for our family. I simply have to deal with the fact that he is growing up and kindergarten is just the beginning. I have decided to try and share in the excitement, remember that I do want him to grow up eventually and take the time to enjoy the ride.
Offering an environment to learn from definitely includes some form of music. In fact this should just come naturally. If you think about it, the first thing a company or institution will do is to play you music on the phone while you are waiting, or put on a...
Let's start with the basics: This is something that parents really struggle with, but getting your children to eat their greens does not have to be difficult. Very often, parents agonize over this issue, and dinner time turns into something which is somewhat stressful for the entire...