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The Best Summer Themed Book Lists for Kids

Best Summer Themed Book Lists for Kids

Are you looking for great books for your kids to read this summer? Today we are sharing our favorite Summer Themed Book Lists for kids of all ages. These are books that make you feel summery, and are perfect for the porch swing, the grass, or the tree house. Whether your favorite things are having […] Read more…

The Best FREE Summer Reading Programs for Kids

FREE Summer Reading Programs

FREE Summer Reading Programs are a fantastic way to keep kids reading over their school break. Reading is an important tool to help prevent summer slide. Those months of vacation are the perfect time to dig into a new series, fall in love with a new character, and enjoy learning something new. There are a […] Read more…

Seek and Spell Activity for Kids

Spelling Activity for Kids

Are you looking for a fun Spelling Activity for kids? This seek and spell bead bag is a huge hit with the kids, and it works as reading practice as well. Spelling is one of those repetitive tasks that children have to do over and over again to reach mastery. It can get old, FAST! […] Read more…

Real or Nonsense Words Worksheets

Real or Nonsense Words Worksheets

The next installment of our CVC Words practice is here – the Real or Nonsense words worksheets set. These cute printables are all about distinguishing real words from nonsense words, and we’re having a lot of fun with it. Nonsense is such a cool word. It brings all kinds of silly things to mind, and […] Read more…

Sight Words Beading Activity

Beading Sight Words Activity for Kids

We pulled out our alphabet beads for some fun reading practice this week and did a Beading Sight Words Activity for kids. Stringing beads is a great way to practice fine motor skills, and we paired that with a bit of learning fun. Alphabet beads come in all shapes and sizes. We pulled out our […] Read more…

Sight Words Stamping Activity for Kids

This week we did a sight words stamping activity for my preschool son, and his second grade sister would not be left out. They had the best time stamping words, and they even managed to keep the ink off of my desk!! 🙂 Stamps are a long standing favorite at our house. My girls were […] Read more…

Cootie Catcher Word Building Activity

This Cootie Catcher Word Building Activity was fun for all ages at our house this past week. There’s something about cooties catchers that is just awesome, and the kids love them. We used that fascination and excitement to practice some CVC words, and it was a total hit. I’m not a Cootie Catcher building expert, […] Read more…

Paint Chip Reading Puzzles

This past week we had a blast reading with our paint chip reading puzzles. Okay, so to be fair, we made them with strips of stripped paper, but paint chips would work beautifully as well. As long as you have even, defined color lines that separate the sections, you can make these puzzles work. We […] Read more…

Mini Cup Memory Reading Game

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. See disclosures for more details. If you are anything like us, your kids love learning with things from around the house. This Mini Cup Memory Reading Game was just such an activity. Cups are so cool!! I don’t know why, but they are. Maybe that’s why […] Read more…

Pool Noodle Reading Activity for Kids

Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity

We’ve been hunting for fun ways to learn over the summer, and this Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity was a hit with my little reader. Blending sounds and putting words together can be a tricky thing to master, but my son was anxious to practice when I brought out a tub full of pool noodle […] Read more…

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