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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 loving 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 Why 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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Developmental Digest #1 – Screens, Structure And Risky play – Their effects on child development

Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #1. This is going to be a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I may have come across them during research for another post and considered them not relevant but …

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