Reading has a number of benefits, including some that you might not expect. What can science tell us about the ways in which reading can make us a better person?
Improve comprehension and reading stamina with the three ways to read a book: read the pictures, read the words, or reread.
Help your child choose a ‘good fit’ book to read independently. This is a skill that takes practice. Use these ideas to guide them!
Our goal this year is to help you find time to be together as a family. End the year with what matters most. We have four separate gift guides that will help you create a cozy reading space for your family to gather. Choose the age appropriate list for some details you can add to the experience that will make… Read More
This is one of my absolute favorite topics to teach! It is all about hands-on activities and exploration. Kids should be planting, digging, observing, pulling apart. It’s a great opportunity to be active! I know that sounds contrary to what our blog is about…I mean, our goal is to get your kids to simply love books, right? Well, this is… Read More
During my eleven years in the classroom, I encountered all sorts of readers. One of the common themes I noticed with those who loved books was many of them were reading a book series: Wings of Fire, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Magic Tree House for example. They were caught up in telling me about their favorite characters from a… Read More