How to Make a Christmas Countdown Book Plus Activities Advent Calendar

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I am incredibly, enthusiastically, over-the-top happy to introduce you to a in-real-life friend of mine today, Amanda, who is sharing a countdown to Christmas with books plus activities Advent calendar she is doing with her son [who's 2] this holiday season. You can start this now and do it for the days left until Christmas! [By the way, the books are linked with an affiliate ...

5 Beginning Reader Books for Kids JUST Learning to Read

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Henry is just in the beginning stages of actually reading, so I'm just starting to be on the lookout for some really easy beginning reader books that he can start with. The books I chose are very simple, easy beginning reader books that will help build Henry's confidence in reading. Starting simple, with what he knows and adding just a little at a time to build his reading ...

Sight Word Jump & Grab

Sight Word Jump & Grab

How about a sight word jump and grab activity to get the kids moving and learning? We're just stuck on sight words around here lately. Trying to get Henry moving forward on his lists. We did another sight word activity to practice his most current list. I quickly wrote his list of words each on a coffee filter (any piece of paper, or paper plate, would work for ...

Crack the Secret Code for Kids

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Creating a secret code for kids to decipher, or crack the code, is great for reading, great for writing, and even great for problem solving! This simple secret code is great for kindergartners practicing their sight words. Alissa of Creative with Kids shared on Google+ a photo of her son deciphering a secret code using a very cool decipher tool that you can print off and put ...