Pre-kindergarten readiness is something that a lot of parents are thinking about these days. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that our teachers and classrooms have been greatly impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. For many children in their foundational years of development, the last year and a half has left room for various gaps to rear their ugly head.
5 tips that will help you create a successful learning environment within your home.
Early or pre-literacy skills are becoming a hot topic among parents these days, and with the pandemic putting a strain on education, parents are m...
Creating a "quiet time" in place of a nap can help foster independent play and ensure you and your child are still setting aside time to rest in the day. Building a quiet time bin can help with this process.
This winter quest is a great way to get your child outside and practicing the /kw/ sound using their senses.
Organizing a name scavenger hunt is a fun way to teach your child their full name while practicing letter sounds.
Here's a quick high-level overview of Orton-Gillingham and the strategies that we have incorporated into our Active Reader alphabet cards.
Practice letter sounds in the bath by playing letter fishing!
Labelling and discussing emotions, better prepares children to regulate their strong feelings when the time comes. This is a skill that can be built through connection and with the support of an adult. Learn how to make and use Emotion Dolls to support this process!
This is a great art project that doubles as a sensory activity for children of all ages, from babies to young kids.
I've been teaching children to read for over 10 years now, and these are 5 important takeaways that parents and educators should be aware of.