icture Books to Perk Up Any Kid’s Summer

 

Doerrfeld (“The Rabbit Listened,” “Good Dog”) is carving a lovely niche with sweet, deeply attuned books for the littlest audience. This story about a child learning to let go is told with few words and emotionally expressive images. Each spread pairs a moment of parting with the new beginning that follows. Smaller examples — “Goodbye to outside is hello to inside” — build to one that packs a wallop, a best friend moving away. 

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Hangman Game

Let's play one of the most popular games of all times; HANGMAN.  This game is different since it uses academic vocabulary and it was designed for grades k-3. 

How to Raise a Reader

From the moment you’re expecting your first child, you are bombarded with messages about the importance of reading. For good reason: The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding and relatively easy.

101 Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer

Summer may be a time to relax, but tell that to kids who are bouncing off the walls or shrieking "I'm bored." As parents, babysitters and nannies, we want each summer to be more memorable than the next, and with that comes the need for a few new ideas -- especially if your child is too young to go to a summer camp.  

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Summer Reading Tips for Parents

Summer shouldn't mean taking a break from learning, especially reading. Studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills.

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10 Bedtime Stories to Read to Your Child This Summer

Here are some suggestions for free Kindle bedtime stories to read to your child every night.  You can either read them online on Amazon.com or download them for free on your Kindle App.

Bedtime can be a fun tradition for your child with cute bedtime stories.  Not only you will have a special moment with your child every night but he/she will look forward to going to bed with these entertaining stories.