Goal Setting for Kids (free printable)

This post was first published Jan 2013.  Updated 2019. Family GoalsIt’s the New Year, which means everyone is making resolutions or goals for the coming year!  Why not include our kids as well?We were talking

Word Family Game With A Letter Dice

What Are Word Families? Teaching children word families is a phonemic awareness technique that helps children see patterns in reading.  This is an important language development skill because it allows children to begin

Benefits of Wordless Picture Books

I’ll be honest.  I was never a huge fan of wordless picture books as a teacher and I’m not really sure why.  Perhaps it was because I was too concerned with the “nuts

How To Teach Your Child to Read

 *Update:  I have written a more comprehensive eBook with specific strategies you can use to teach your child to read.  Get the eBook I Can Teach Teach My Child to Read:  A 10-Step Guide for