• Reading in 3rd grade: Why is it so important?

    Why is reading in 3rd grade so important? As a former third grade teacher, there is a lot of pressure to “catch” kids up by 3rd grade. There are very good reasons for this! Third grade is the last year kids are learning to read and in fourth grade kids are reading to learn. There […]

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    10+ Earth Day Activities for Kids + Free Printable!

    Looking for some Earth Day activities for your kids? Did you know we have been celebrating Earth Day for 51 years? The very first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970. I’ve included some of our favorite Earth Day books, activities to help explain reduce, reuse, and recycle, and easy ways to celebrate Earth Day […]

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  • National-Pet-Day

    National Pet Day Celebrations: Read these 7 books!

    National Pet Day is April 11th Are you celebrating National Pet Day? Who doesn’t love pets?! While we don’t necessarily need an excuse to celebrate our pets, I am using National Pet Day as an excuse to shower our dog with even more love and read quality books! It’s always fun to add a random […]

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  • Easter-egg-activities

    Easter Egg Activities: Reading fun!

    Help your child with reading and have fun! These Easter egg activities may just convince you to leave those eggs out all year! Please, don’t be so quick to put away those plastic Easter eggs! They are an amazing teaching tool, and best of all, your kids won’t even realize they are practicing reading skills. […]

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