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Cozy Reading Nooks for Your Kids

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Would you like to add an extra dose of motivation to your child’s day? It may be as easy as creating a cozy and creative reading nook. When you create a space your child loves, chances are he’ll spend more time reading.

Need some creative ideas?

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Giveaway – All About Reading Level of Choice

All About Reading Level of Choice - Giveaway from All About Learning Press

Enter to Win!

This month you can enter to win the All About Reading Color Edition level of your choice, which includes the Teacher’s Manual, Student Packet, and readers! If you haven’t used AAR before, we’ll also include a Basic Reading Interactive Kit to make sure you’ve got everything you need to succeed!

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A Is for Ants-Go-Munching

ABC Snacks - Ants Go Munching

Your kids are going to LOVE this fun (and kind of gross) snack idea!

Like most of our ABC Snacks, this one pairs healthy yet yummy eating with a hands-on recipe that preschoolers can help create. Include foods from every food group and Appetizing Ants-Go-Munching can become a tasty lunch instead of just a snack.

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Silly Sentence Match-Ups

A snake on a pancake? An elephant in a tractor? In this game, your child will make silly sentences about animals in strange places. Get ready for some silly match-ups!

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Magazines for Kids of All Ages

young girl reading a magazine

Magazines make great reading material for kids. Libraries often have a large selection of periodicals for every age group and reading level, and for many areas of interest. And some magazines may have issues going back years…and even decades!

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“Mind Your Manners” Picture Books

Wouldn’t it be nice if children were born with perfect manners pre-installed? If you find yourself having to say things like “Say please” a little too often, you’ll appreciate this lineup of my favorite “non-preachy” picture books about manners that you’ll love sharing with your kids.

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Signs of a Reading Problem

signs of a reading problem featured graphic

Do you suspect that your child has a reading problem? If so, you’re not alone.

Lots of parents come to us looking for answers to their children’s reading problems. My own son had struggles with reading when he was young, so not only do I have the help you need, I also understand firsthand what you’re going through.

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Word Families: The Pros and Cons

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You’ve probably noticed that kids’ brains like to discover patterns. The neat thing is that you can use this natural inclination toward patterns to your child’s advantage by using word families as you teach reading and spelling.

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Fun Ways to Count Syllables

Brainspace Magazine Cover

If your child has trouble counting syllables, or if you are teaching this concept for the first time, this post is for you! Read on to discover four fun ways to count syllablesand while you’re at it, be sure to check out all the extra practice activities and download a free printable “Count the Syllables” game.

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Summer Picture Books

girl eats a piece of watermelon

Time to grab a picnic basket and your swimsuit and head to the beach–it’s summer! And that means gardening, catching fireflies, building sandcastles, and more. But the best way to get the fun started is with these summery picture books.

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D Is for Dynamic Dads

D Is for Dynamic Dads - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

Dad’s special day is almost here, and in honor of dynamic dads everywhere, we’ve got an extra special snack to share with you!

All our ABC Snacks recipes are fun to create and tasty to eat, but this one takes the cake! The fun part is that this isn’t just a snack to make for dad…we want you to make it look like dad!

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A Handy Guide to Long Vowel Sounds

Ostrich holding a sign with long vowel sounds

When you teach reading and spelling, it’s a good idea to have a general overview of long vowel sounds. Let’s dive in!

A long vowel is a vowel that is pronounced the same as its name. For example, the word emu starts with the long E sound.

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