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What On Earth is Phonics? (And Can it Actually Help Your Kids Learn to Read?)

What is Phonics? And Can It Help Children Learn to Read? Disclosure: Please bear in mind that some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a small commission, which helps support this site, at no additional cost to you. I’ve …

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The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough

The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough In this post we will look at the many benefits of playing with playdough and how it can help your child’s development. Playdough is a widely used play material at home and in schools for good reason! Children love playing, creating and building …

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Are You Singing Nursery Rhymes With Your Kids? (Here’s 7 Amazing Reasons You Should Be!)

This post is all about the amazing benefits of nursery rhymes for kids! We all remember nursery rhymes. Being bounced lovingly on our parent’s knees whilst being sung Humpty Dumpty – waiting excitedly for their legs to drop as ‘Humpty Dumpty had a great fall’ or happily clapping out Pat-A-Cake to the rhythm. Maybe like …

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HOW TO GET BETTER AT READING ALOUD TO CHILDREN

Want To Get Better At Reading Aloud To Your Kids? – Then Try These 8 Proven Strategies

How to get better at reading aloud to kids and why you should be doing it. Reading is amazing! But did you know how you read aloud to your child can make a BIG difference to what they get out of the experience? I have already covered why reading is so important to a child’s …

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Here’s 9 Incredible Reasons Children Should Read More

Why Should your children read more? Read this post to discover 9 compelling reasons why reading is so important to a child’s development. There is widespread scientific agreement that reading with and encouraging your children to read is beneficial. Learning to read is a key milestone in the development of a child which lays a …

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