Reading Strategies

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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FREE ST. PATRICK'S DAY CVC WORDS GAME Kindergarten

Free St. Patrick’s Day CVC Words Game (printable)

Continuing with the St. Patrick’s Day series of free printables – here is a St. Patrick’s Day CVC words game. Your little ones will be able to use it to practice their flourishing reading skills in a lovely St. Patrick’s Day themed way! CVC stands for consonant – vowel – consonant, and CVC words are …

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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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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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