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A Splendid Friend, Indeed - A Friendship Picture Book ReviewA Splendid Friend, Indeed
by Suzanne Bloom

Goose and Bear are friends. In fact, they are splendid friends. But not even the best of friends are always compatible in every way.

Some friends like milk while others like tea. Some friends like to play cowboys and Indians while others like to play with dolls. Some friends like to be quiet while others like to talk. And talk.

And talk. Read On »

12 Months of ABC Snacks - All About ReadingHave you discovered our ABC Snacks series?

A little over a year ago, we debuted our ABC Snacks Series with 26 kid-friendly snack recipes. Each recipe—one for every letter of the alphabet—features an easy-to-create snack along with fun activities and teaching tips that support the five important pre-reading skills: print awareness, letter knowledge, phonological awareness, listening comprehension, and motivation to read.Read On »

The Funnel Concept - Memory Series #1 from All About Learning PressThere is a common misconception about memory and how it affects learning. You may believe that a “good memory” is something that your child either has or does not have. If that were the case, it would follow that there is little you can do to help your child become a better learner.

But you can help your child with his memory. In this Memory Series, I’ll be sharing some techniques and methods that will help you address the issue of memory: how memory affects learning and how to strengthen your child’s memory and help him achieve learning that sticks.Read On »

Wherever You Are - A Love & Friendship Picture BookWherever You Are
by Nancy Tillman

Before reading this picture book, I flipped to the dedication page. Sometimes I do that. It feels like a window into the heart of the author.

This dedication melted my heart.

“To Daddy, whose love always finds me, wherever I am.”

But that was just the beginning. Read On »

F Is for Fancy Flakes - An ABC Snack from All About ReadingHere’s a warm, wintery snack to enjoy on a cold January day! Made from ingredients that are often found in a well-stocked kitchen, this may become a snack your children will ask for again and again! Like most of our ABC Snacks, these fancy flakes are easy, healthy, and delicious. What more could you ask for? Read On »

Beary’s Owner Has Been Found!


You may have heard: we’ve been cleaning out our Lost and Found. It’s crazy, but some of the most interesting things get returned to us when people take advantage of our one-year return policy! We do our best to return the items to their rightful owners, but now we’re having a bit of fun with […]

Boy + Bot – A Love & Friendship Picture Book

Boy + Bot - A Friendship Picture Book Review

Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino Have you ever been friends with someone who is your exact opposite? You’re outgoing, but your friend is reserved. Or you’re a homebody while your friend likes to climb mountains in faraway places. Or maybe your differences are cultural. Opposites do attract, and Boy + […]

How Can I Help My Child with Spelling Dictation?

How Can I Help My Child with Spelling Dictation? - All About Spelling

Dictation is a great tool for teaching spelling because it allows children to use their spelling skills in a “real world” application. In dictation, you say a sentence, and then your child repeats it and writes it. The four simple steps we use in All About Spelling are covered here, along with details on how dictation […]

Giveaway: All About Spelling Level of Choice

All About Spelling Giveaway

Enter to win an All About Spelling level of your choice!   The All About Spelling program is a great fit for all types of learners—including those who struggle with learning differences. Our multisensory spelling program is complete and customizable, with lots of built in review, so students of all abilities can move through each […]

Hug Machine – A Love & Friendship Picture Book

Hug Machine - A Friendship Picture Book Review

Hug Machine by Scott Campbell I have a theory. The world is divided into two types of people: huggers and non-huggers. I have a friend who is a hugger. She plows her way through life with great enthusiasm, arms wide open. The question “to hug or not to hug” would never cross her mind. If […]

Using Dictation to Improve Spelling

Using Dictation to Improve Spelling - All About Spelling

In All About Spelling, every lesson includes spelling dictation. Dictation is a great tool for teaching spelling because it allows children to use their spelling skills in a “real world” application. What is dictation and how can it help improve my child’s spelling? Very simply, you dictate a phrase or sentence and your student writes […]