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How to Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

How to Build Your Child's Vocabulary - From All About Reading

Vocabulary plays an important part in learning to read. For example, when a beginning reader sees the word dog in a book, he begins to sound it out. When he realizes that he is very familiar with the word dog, he reads it with confidence.

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Giveaway – All About Spelling Level of Your Choice

Giveaway - All About Spelling Level of Choice

Enter to win!

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

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Advent Calendar for Book Lovers

A Picture Book Advent Calendar - from All About Reading

Christmas Is a Time for Traditions

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that many of my favorite traditions revolve around time spent reading with my children.

We are a family of book lovers, and when my daughter and son were still living at home, we spent many hours reading together. Those are precious memories that I will always cherish.

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G Is for Gobble, Gobble

ABC Snacks - G is for Gobble, Gobble

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and this adorable turkey snack from our ABC Snacks series is a perfectly healthy way to begin your holiday feast.

What makes it even better is that your children can help you prepare the whole thing!

This creative snack is the best kind of snack–healthy, beautiful, and delicious.

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Perfect Picture Books for Thanksgiving

Picture Books for Thanksgiving - book reviews from All About Reading

Are you looking for Thanksgiving picture books to share with your children this holiday season? Here is a lovely selection that will demonstrate gratitude, show kindheartedness, and explain the rich traditions of Thanksgiving.

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Why Copywork Doesn’t Always Work for Teaching Spelling

Why Copywork Doesn't Always Work - All About Spelling

Perhaps you’ve heard of using copywork to teach spelling. Maybe you’ve even assigned some spelling copywork to your children. Still, you may be wondering about the benefits of this popular homeschool discipline.

And more importantlydoes it really work?

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The Penderwicks Chapter Books

The Penderwicks Chapter Book Series Reviews - from All About Reading

Author Jeanne Birdsall once said that her ideal book would include “loving families and siblings that got along.” This sentiment essentially summarizes Birdsall’s delightful quartet of volumes that make up the bestselling Penderwicks series.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Mastery-Based Program

The Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Mastery-based Program - All About Learning Press

When you purchase a language arts program, whether you realize it or not, you have a choice to make. Do you place your child according to grade level, or do you place your child according to ability?

Your decision will play a significant role in whether your child experiences success or frustration and failure.

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How to Teach the Alphabet to Preschoolers

Teaching the Alphabet to Preschoolers - from All About Reading

Is your preschooler ready to learn the alphabet? If so, this post is for you! Jam-packed with letter recognition activities designed to help you teach the alphabet, this post contains enough fun to keep your child busy for months!

Read on to discover more about this valuable pre-reading skill for young children, or scroll down to download eight of our free, top-quality letter recognition activities.

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Picture Books about Bravery

The Best Picture Books about Bravery + Free Library List

If you have a child who needs a little dose of courage, check out a few of these wonderful picture books about bravery! Each one will inspire courage, determination, and self-confidence. 

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Z Is for Zebra-striped Popcorn

Z Is for Zebra-striped Popcorn - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

If you’ve been around our blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we love zebras here at All About Learning Press!

Maybe that’s because we have our very own Ziggy Zebra. Or maybe it’s just because we love animals with black and white stripes! Either way, you’re going to love this quick and easy snack that featuresyou guessed itzebra stripes!

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Dysgraphia: How can I help my child?

Dysgraphia: How can I help my child? - All About Learning Press

Is your child struggling with handwriting? The cause may be more than just laziness or lack of motivation; it could be a neurologically-based learning issue called dysgraphia. This post explains the signs and symptoms of dysgraphia and the steps you can take to help your child succeed in reading and spelling.

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