E Is for Excellent Egg Salad Sandwich

Eggs pack a protein-filled punch of goodness, and this delightful snack idea provides a super-fun way to encourage your preschoolers to eat their eggs.

One of the heartiest snacks in my ABC Snacks Series, Excellent Egg Salad open-faced sandwiches are easy to prepare and fun to eat.

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Fairy Tales with a Twist

Fairy Tales with a Twist - All About Reading

Do you remember having fairy tales read to you when you were a child? I have some fun fairy tales to share with you this month, but these are not your typical fairy tales. These are fairy tales with a twist, otherwise known as “fractured” fairy tales.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: Organizing All About Reading

Real Moms, Real Kids: Organizing AAR with Lexi Henegar

Looking for tips to help keep your All About Reading materials organized? When homeschool mom Lexi offered to show us her methods of organizing AAR teaching materials, I jumped at the chance. Organizing is one of my favorite topics, but even more importantly, I was curious to see how Lexi adapted the program for her family’s needs.

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E Is for Emperor’s Eggs

Completed ABC Snacks that start with P snack

Emperor penguins are amazing!

At the beginning of the winter, the female penguin lays an egg and then goes off in search of food. The daddy penguin stays behind with a very important job. While he waits for the mother to return, the father has to keep the egg (and himself) warm during the long, frigid, Antarctic winter.

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Hilarious Picture Books

Hilarious Picture Books - All About Reading

If laughter is the best medicine, these hilarious picture books are just what the doctor ordered. Masterfully written to both surprise and delight readers and listeners of all ages, the books listed below have one main purpose—to make you laugh.

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Baby Animal Names – A Matching Activity

mother and baby raccoon

Happy Mother’s Day!

In honor of moms everywhere, we have a special downloadable activity sheet today: “Baby Animal Names!”

When I was growing up, I was always enchanted by the special bond between animal moms and their babies. I was also delighted to learn that there are special names for many animal babies.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: Teaching Active Children

Real Moms, Real Kids: Teaching Active Children with Jenny Herman - All About Learning Press

Teaching active children can definitely be an adventure, but it’s a wonderful adventure! Today we have the privilege of chatting with Janna*, a homeschool mom who uses All About Reading and All About Spelling with her two very active boys.

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F Is for Fun-lovin’ Fish in a Stream

Are you fishin’ for a great kid-friendly snack idea?

Your preschooler will flip over this fun snack from my ABC Snacks Series—fun-lovin’ goldfish flipping in a stream of crispy celery and ranch-flavored veggie dip.

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Tips for Teaching Multiple Kids Together

Can I Teach My Kids Together? - All About Learning Press

Parents often ask if it’s possible to teach multiple children together using the All About Reading and All About Spelling programs.

This is one of those questions that doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all answer.

Let’s take a closer look!

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The Story Behind the Story – “The Messy Room”

Do you think there is a gene for messiness? If so, I think my son had it when he was younger. From the time he was a preschooler, he was always inventing and deconstructing and building things.

He wanted to see how things worked and what was inside.

He could work a screwdriver long before he could write on paper.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: A Typical Day with All About Reading

Real Moms, Real Kids: A Typical Day with AAR with Robin W.

Have you ever wondered what’s involved in a typical day with AAR?

Robin Williams is a real mom who uses All About Reading and All About Spelling with her own kids. Robin is also a part of our Customer Care team. Join Robin as she shares what a typical day with AAR looks like in her homeschool.

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Rhyming Picture Books

Rhyming Picture Books - All About Reading

If you’re looking for the best rhyming picture books, you’re in the right spot! Here’s a wonderful selection of books that you can enjoy with your children. These books are enjoyable in their own right, but as a side benefit, rhyming books also help develop phonological awareness, which is an important precursor to reading.

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