W Is for Worm Craft

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If you have wiggly little ones, this week’s ABC Craft is perfect for you. Your squigglers will love learning all about the letter W with our wriggly worm letter craft—that is, if they can catch him!

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Black History Picture Books

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Black history is filled with stories of courage, strength, and determination. The picture books below provide the perfect way to explore these important stories with your children.

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V Is for Vulture Craft

V Is for Vulture featured graphic

Sure, vultures get a bum rap–but without these guys, our world would be a lot stinkier! Our latest ABC Craft gives an overdue thumbs-up to these dirty-job doers. Thank you, Vultures!

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  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used black, white, light pink, dark pink, and sky blue)
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Using Letter Tiles to Teach Reading and Spelling

cartoon child building a word with letter tiles

Color-coded letter tiles are a fantastic way to help your child learn to read and spell! Whether you’re using the Letter Tiles app or the physical letter tiles, letter tiles enable your child to quickly and easily grasp new concepts.

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U Is for Umbrellabird Craft

U Is for Umbrellabird featured graphic

Hey, no one said to expect rain today! Our ABC letter craft will be a soggy mess! Luckily, our friend the umbrellabird has stopped by to keep us dry and help us have some fun with the letter U. How unique!

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T Is for Turtle Craft

child gluing a googly eye onto her letter t craft

Plod. Lumber. Trudge, trudge, trudge. This week’s ABC Craft animal may be slo-o-o-o-o-w and shy, but we’re sure your little ones can coax him out of his shell pretty quickly! All he needs is some TLC (and a little glue).

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  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used brown, light green, dark green, and purple)
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How the “Funnel Concept” Affects Learning

You may think that a “good memory” is something that your child either has or does not have. If that were the case, there would be little you could do to help your child become a better learner. But fortunately, this isn’t the case! You CAN help your child with her memory if you begin with an understanding of something I call the funnel concept.

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S Is for Snake Craft

child gluing a googly eye onto his letter s craft

Slither into phonological fun with another fantastic ABC Craft! All you need is a pair of sssscissors and some ssssticky sssstuff to assssemble our sssstripey ssssnake!

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  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used light blue, green, red, and lime green)
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5 Ways to Teach Rhyming

Teaching Rhyming to Preschoolers - All About Reading

Did you know that rhyming is one of the best predictors of how easily a child will learn to read? That’s because good rhymers are better equipped to notice that rhyming words often have shared letter sequences, such as all in tall, ball, and small, which in turn gives them a considerable head start in learning to read.

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R Is for Raccoon Craft

child gluing a googly eye onto her letter r craft

Watch out for this week’s ABC Craft! In the blink of a googly eye, our cute masked bandit will steal your little one’s heart—and teach about the letter R at the same time.

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Q Is for Quail Craft

child gluing a googly eye onto her letter q craft

I don’t know about you, but our top feathers are all aquiver about this animal ABC Craft! Quiet and cute, our little quail is ready to teach your child all about the letter Q.

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  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used light blue, dark blue, black, brown, and purple)
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How to Teach Suffixes

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Welcome to our mini teaching guide on suffixes! In this post, you’ll find many different tools to help you teach suffixes to your child, as well as downloadable resources and activities. Let’s dig in!

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