Learning to Read

FREE CVC WORD GAME WITH PICTURES (40 CARDS)

CVC words with Pictures – Free Printable Game

Here’s another phonics printable you can use at home – this one is loads of CVC words with pictures that make a fun little puzzle game. Your little ones will be able to use these phonics cards to practice their flourishing reading skills in a fun and engaging way! CVC stands for consonant – vowel …

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FREE Beginning Sounds FLASH CARDS (A-Z)

Beginning Sounds Flash Cards (free Printable)

Want to start teaching your kids phonics at home? Well here’s a cute and colorful set of beginning sounds flash cards you can use to help get them started. These are great for helping your little ones to recognize what the different letters look like and start listening for the initial sounds in words. This …

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9 Surprising Benefits Of Picture Books For Children

9 Surprising Benefits of Picture Books For Children

9 Surprising Benefits of Picture Books For Children This post will explain what a picture book is, look into the history of the picture book, as well as help you to discover 9 surprising benefits of picture books for children.  I love picture books! There, I said it.  They are amazing! And not only do …

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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 Best Read Aloud Books – Bedtime Stories For Kids

The Best Read Aloud Books – Bedtime Stories For Kids This post includes some amazing and lovely bedtime stories for kids that they will love to hear again and again! Why Should You Read Bedtime Stories For Kids? Reading aloud to you child is amazing! It’s something you should do together often as it: Increases …

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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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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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