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S Is for Swan Craft

child puts a beak on her lowercase s craft

Swimming silently along the silvery shore, this stunning lowercase S craft is sure to cause a stir! You’ll know her by her long, slender neck. If your little one needs to learn the letter S, snatch up this super-sweet ABC Craft soon!

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How to Teach Prefixes

A red tricycle

Are you looking for the best way to teach prefixes? This mini teaching guide shows you how! And don’t miss the free printable prefix list, along with activities that help your child master words with prefixes.

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R Is for Rabbit Craft

R Is for Rabbit - lowercase r craft

Rumor has it there’s a lowercase R craft ready to bounce its way into your home and into your child’s heart. With a twitch of its little nose and a wiggle of its long ears, the adorable rabbit in this ABC Craft is ready to help teach your child the letter R!

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How Much Time Should You Spend On Reading?

a reading book and a time

“How much time should I spend teaching reading?” It’s a common question with a somewhat surprising answer.

Here’s Rachel to explain …

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Q Is for Queen Craft

child applies jewel to lowercase q craft

Make way for the queen of crafts! This regal lowercase Q craft is the quintessence of aristocratic elegance. Your preschooler is sure to have a royal ball as she learns the letter Q. Just don’t forget to curtsy to the queen when you’re done!

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Penguin Picture Books

emperor penguin in snowy scene

If winter starts to get you down, this collection of penguin-packed picture books is bound to be the perfect pick-me-up. But don’t take our word for it–grab a few of these books, waddle over to your favorite chair, and see for yourself!

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P Is for Porcupine

child attaches nose to uppercase P craft

This lowercase letter P craft may seem a little prickly, but don’t be fooled! Underneath all those fancy quills, this pretty porcupine has a soft spot for you and your preschooler. Pass around the paper and pencils, because this craft is practically perfect!

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16 Ways to Make Practice Sheets Fun

feed the monster game and activity spinner

Practice Sheets are a key part of the All About Reading program, and for good reason: they help kids develop fluency, which is the ability to read smoothly, accurately, and with expression. In fact, many of you call them “fluency sheets” because they are so helpful in guiding students toward fluency.

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O Is for Ox Craft

child draws mouth on uppercase o craft

Your preschooler will ooh and ahh over this lowercase letter O craft! From his oversized nose to his majestic horns, this massive ox is eagerly waiting to be brought to life by your child. And he’s happy to help teach the letter O at the same time!

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How to Find a Spelling Program That Works

spelling book and test with pencil and eraser

Are you wondering how to find the best spelling program for your child? If so, read on—this post is for you!

There are many factors to consider when evaluating a spelling program. But if you’re looking for a spelling program that works, it may be best to begin by considering what doesn’t work for most kids.

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N Is for Net Craft

child attaches letter N to uppercase n craft

Nothing is quite as nice as working with your preschooler on a nifty new ABC Craft—especially when it’s this neat little net! It’s a great way for your child to catch some fun—and work on the ins and outs of lowercase letter N all at the same time!

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Create a Christmas Book Advent Calendar

wrapped books with advent calendar tags

Have you ever heard of a Christmas book Advent calendar? It’s so simple and yet so fun. And best of all, it’s the perfect way to incorporate read-aloud time into your family’s holiday traditions.

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