Technology

Technology - love it or hate it, it can come in handy some days! With technology, you can open a world of learning for your kids! A great place to start is learning the Reasons Why You Should Let Your Kids Watch TV.

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5 Beginning Reader Books for Kids JUST Learning to Read

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 […]

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Making Fitness for Kids FUN!

Getting moving indoors is kind of tough sometimes. Lately, its been so hot outside that we can’t really spend too much time out there. And then even when we are out there, the last thing any of us want to do it any amount of work [or running... or anything that will break us out […]

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6 Tips for Reading Chapter Books to [very] Young Kids

Reading chapter books to the kids is just beginning in our house. I’ve quickly learned a few tips to make it work with both Henry and George though. Since George is not quite 3, and doesn’t quite have the ability to listen attentively yet, I found a great solution that works for him. Along the […]

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A Library of Books for your iPad

Bookboard is an iPad app for reading children’s books that keeps track of books read and unlocks new books to read. A library of books, right on your iPad, for the kids to read! While I can literally see our public library from my front window, I have been having a hard time actually getting […]

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Building with Blocks & Technology

Using the iPad as a guide for building with blocks brings technology into a real hands on activity. Photos can be taken of any tower of blocks to rebuild! What’s awesome is that once you get your child started with this activity, they’ll likely want to build more towers to take photos of to use […]