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V Is for Veggie Face Pizza

V is for Veggies - An ABC Snack

Getting preschoolers to eat vegetables isn’t always easy.

But kids love pizza and the Vivacious Veggie Face Pizza recipe from my ABC Snacks Series will help make eating veggies more fun, even for your pickiest eaters.

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W Is for Waffling Walrus

W Is for Walrus - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

You don’t have to visit the zoo to plan a play date with this walrus!

He may have some scary-looking tusks, but our friendly walrus is coming to your breakfast table and he’s ready for some fun!

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Real Moms, Real Kids: A Typical Day with AAS

All About Spelling in Action

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

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

Here’s Merry…

As a Customer Care rep for All About Learning Press, I think I have one of the best jobs in the world – talking to other moms about teaching their kids how to read and spell.

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W Is for Wiggly Worm Trail Mix

W is for Wiggly Worm Mix - an ABC Snack

Mom, I’m hungry!

If you’re like most mothers, you hear that cry several times a day.

Well, trail mixes are a great way to keep snack-sized servings on hand to satisfy those between-meal cravings. And Wiggly Worm Trail Mix combines a medley of kids’ favorites in a mix that your little ones will love.

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Hey Ziggy Fans!

Hey Ziggy Fans!

Let the games begin!

Adventures in Reading with the Zigzag Zebra is here!

We’ve heard More Ziggy, please! on a daily basis, so I’m excited to share this beautiful book with you!

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X Is for X-citing X-ray Skeleton

X is for X-ray - An ABC Snack

It’s not easy to find a snack for the letter X!

But we found one that is so cute and so much fun.

Like most of my ABC Snacks, my X-citing X-ray Veggie Skeleton recipe pairs healthy eating with a hands-on activity that even preschoolers can help create.

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Dinner in 5 Minutes

Dinner in 5 Minutes - All About Learning Press

What do you do when there’s no time to make dinner?

I have to admit…I’ve been really spoiled.

My daughter has made dinner almost every night for the past eight years. But now she is working full time and has a busy social calendar, so if dinner is going to happen, it’s up to me.

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Silent E explained…with no help from the ponies

Silent E Explained - All About Learning Press

Silent E is tricky.

But I had this great idea to explain the five reasons for Silent E. I took my camera out to the horse barn to visit Kjarkur and Oskar, my Icelandic horses, in their warm winter woolies.

This is Kjarkur (pronounced Kee-yar-kur). Isn’t he a sweetie?

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Kids, Ponies, and Permanent Learning

Kids, Ponies, and Permanent Learning

Permanent learning is a common theme here at All About Learning Press.

When you take the time to teach your child something, you want it to stick. You want to make a difference. You want them to remember the concepts years from now.

Today I went to visit Ginger, a darling pony mare I used to own.

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Serving Up Pizza…and Learning

Serving Up Pizza…and Learning

Imagine that a teacher brings to her class a bag of flour, a packet of yeast, a bowl of tomato sauce, and various piles of cheese, sausage, and dried herbs.

She unceremoniously dumps the food on an empty desk in the front of the room. All the ingredients are wholesome, but her students know that they are expected to eat that mess, and they aren’t looking forward to it.

Can you blame them?

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Y Is for Yummy Yogurt Parfaits

Y Is for Yummy Yogurt Parfaits - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

Though this recipe is part of my ABC Snacks Series, you could make these yogurt parfaits for breakfast or as part of a nutritious lunch.

You can even serve yummy yogurt parfaits as a scrumptious (but healthy!) dessert.

They are super-easy to create and are filled with healthy ingredients that kids love.

Don’t be surprised if Yummy Yogurt Parfaits become one of your preschooler’s most often requested snacks.

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Z Is for Zany Zucchini Muffins

Z Is for Zucchini - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

Your preschooler may turn his nose up at the mention of vegetables, but this delicious recipe might just change his mind!

Because this ABC snack is made with grated zucchini, chunks of apple, and a dash of apple juice, these Zany Zucchini Muffins aren’t just scrumptious, they’re good for you, too.

And just imagine your preschooler’s delight when he finds a sweet and unexpected treat right in the middle of his Zany Zucchini Muffin!

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