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Tap the Magic Tree - An Interactive Picture Book - An All About Reading Series

Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson

There’s something magical about the transformation the earth undergoes when the seasons change. It’s amazing to see this transformation unfold right before our eyes—every blustery shudder, every burgeoning bud. But what if you could actually be a part of the process? Would you want to help move the seasons along? If you could, would you help a bare brown tree find life again?

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Dysgraphia - How can I help my child?

Does this sound familiar?

“My child is a reluctant writer…it’s like there’s a block between his pen and the paper! Why is writing so hard for him?”

And more than anything, you may be wondering…

“How can I help him?”

If your child is struggling with hand writing, it could be more than just laziness or a lack of motivation. It could a neurologically-based learning issue called dysgraphia.

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Enter to win a $50 gift certificate for any All About Reading or All About Spelling products in our store!

The All About Reading and All About Spelling programs are a great fit for all types of learners—including those who struggle with learning differences. One such learning difference is dysgraphia. Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder that makes writing difficult, which directly affects the way children learn to read and spell. Learn more about dysgraphia and tips for overcoming it in our new post, Dysgraphia: How can I help my child?

Our multisensory reading and spelling programs are complete and customizable, with lots of built in review, so students of all abilities can move through each skill as quickly or as slowly as they need to. All About Reading and All About Spelling are ideal for helping children with learning differences such as dysgraphia learn to read and spell.

$50 Gift Certificate Giveaway - All About Reading and All About Spelling

 Would you like to try these programs with your child? Or move up to the next level? We are offering a $50 gift certificate to one lucky winner!

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All About Spelling Tips & Tricks - Kids' Club Rule

Spelling can be easy if you know the right tips and tricks!

Spelling is not as hard as you may have been led to believe.

For example, helping your child know when to use C and when to use K to spell the sound of /k/ may seem difficult. Is it kitchen or citchen? Kettledrum or cettledrum? If you don’t already have a visual memory of the word, how do you decide whether to use C or K? It’s easy if you know the “Kids’ Club Rule.”

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It's a Special Delivery from All About Learning Press!

I heard some commotion outside my office door…

…so I peeked out and couldn’t decide whether to laugh out loud or just back away slowly. It would seem some members of my shipping crew are very serious about the task of making special deliveries.

It's a Special Delivery from All About Learning Press!

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The Story Behind the Story – “Pigs in the Kitchen”

The Story Behind the Story" - Pigs in the Kitchen"

Have you ever noticed that some dogs look like their owners? The mere suggestion of this possibility opened the floodgates for us here at All About Learning Press. While pondering the question, I jokingly asked, “If dogs look like their owners, could it also be true that book characters resemble their creators?” Is it true? Are […]

Z Is for Zesty Zucchini Boats

Z is for Zesty Zucchini Boats - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

Shiver me timbers! These pirate-inspired veggie boats are so much fun, your preschooler might not even mind that they’re healthy. Created from a combination of tasty beans and rice in hollowed-out zucchinis, Zesty Zucchini Boats make a great lunchtime snack for persnickety little scallywags everywhere. Just don’t be surprised if your little one suddenly starts […]

Pirates Have Taken Over!

Pirates Have Taken Over - All About Reading

Shiver me timbers, we love pirates! Just look at these scallywags playing hooky from our office in the middle of the day. I guess they felt it was justified. They had seen me having fun editing “Pirate Food,” a story from the All About Reading Level 4 program, and they just wanted a chance to […]

AAR Level 4 Is Here!

All About Reading Level 4 is here! Get this free download!

It’s official…we’re celebrating! With the release of Level 4, the All About Reading program is now complete and I’m ready to celebrate. And you’ll want to join my virtual happy dance when you hear how we’re celebrating! Get a sneak peek at All About Reading with these FREE Level 4 samples! It’s no secret that […]

Spelling Tips and Tricks: Using Letter Tiles


In All About Spelling, color-coded letter tiles are used to demonstrate new concepts and to practice spelling new words. I’m a big fan of teaching spelling concepts with letter tiles because they make it easier for kids to learn to spell. Here’s why: Letter tiles help you explain spelling concepts very clearly. These concrete examples “stick” with […]

Embrace the Wiggle with Interactive Picture Books

Embrace the Wiggle with Interactive Picture Books - All About Reading

Reading a picture book to an active child can be a bit like trying to hit a moving target. Some little ones just can’t keep their bodies still long enough to make it all the way through even the most engaging of books. But you know how important reading with your child is and you […]