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Gift Guide for Reluctant Readers

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a small commission if you decide to purchase one of the gifts mentioned.  I’m always trying to sneak learning toys and games into Christmas and other holidays. As an educator, I just can’t help myself. I love it when a gift is meaningful, fun, long-lasting, […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate National Book Month

Did you know that 24 percent of American adults haven’t read a book in the past year? And that most adults only read about 15 minutes a day for personal interest?   That’s why I feel it’s important to celebrate book month! If we don’t prioritize reading and literacy, our children will continue to be unmotivated […]

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Children’s Books with Movies: 3 Reasons to Watch the Movie

My house is screen-friendly, my kids play video games and have screen time, but I am always trying to make the screen time connect to learning.

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Fall in Love with Reading: My 7 Favorite Fall Books and Bonus Fall Literacy Activities

I love fall! I love the trees, the cooler temps, the pumpkin spice, and cozy warm feelings that come with this time of year and of course, reading my favorite fall books with my children. The passing of the seasons is one of my favorite things about living in Vermont.  One of the best ways […]

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Why You Should Invest in Learning Games

I like to use them in my homeschool and with my students. If you’re not sure it’s worth investing in a game library for your home, I’m here to say it absolutely is.

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Top 3 Reasons You Need a Book Nook in Your Home

If you have a struggling reader at home it is not too late to turn things around. It’s going to be a journey, not a sprint though. My son started reading on track with all the other kindergarteners in his class. I still remember some of the first times he read to me. I was […]

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