Monthly Archives: May 2015

3005, 2015

5 Ways Gardening With Kids Increases Literacy

“Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow.” – Unknown

You can literally cultivate a love of literacy. Gardening with kids increases their literacy skills in fun and natural ways. Just by being together and gardening, you are not only cultivating soil, but important literacy skills. There are many, many ways gardening with […]

2205, 2015

What Can WriteAtHome Do for You?

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~William Wordsworth

Writing is a valuable life skill. Everything we do involves communicating through speaking, reading, or writing. Even if you don’t write essays, you must be able to communicate thoughts clearly in writing. Most people need to be able to communicate effectively through e-mail for […]

1705, 2015

How To Help Your Child That Doesn’t Like To Write

 

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ~Franklin P. Jones

Helping a child that doesn’t like to write requires much patience. I know. I have a child who is smart, but doesn’t like to write. We’ve had many struggles over the years while I taught him to write. […]

905, 2015

Biographies Kids Love To Read

The greatest gift is a passion for reading – Elizabeth Hardwick

The title may seem like an oxymoron because many kids think biographies are boring. They just haven’t found the right ones. YWAM Publishing offers some of the best biographies for kids I’ve seen. Additionally, many kids I know get hooked on reading by reading biographies.
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305, 2015

10 Fabulous & Free Reading Websites For Kids

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.”
– Vernon Howard

In our modern day, technology plays a key role in our kids’ learning. I realize that you can do a Google search for free reading websites for kids, but these 10 free reading web sites for kids are teacher […]