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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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K Is for Koala Craft

mom and child assemble lowercase k craft

A shy koala is perched high atop this delightful lowercase K craft, and she’s waiting patiently to learn letter K with your child! Get ready to be charmed by her fluffy ears and her big black nose.

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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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L Is for Lights Craft

child adds light to lowercase L craft

Lights, camera, craft! Illuminate your child’s love of letters with this shining lowercase L craft! This cheery string of colorful lights is sure to brighten up any room and make your preschooler’s face light up, too!

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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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M Is for Mouse Craft

child attaches googly eye to uppercase m craft

There’s an adorable lowercase M craft scurrying toward your craft table! Your child is sure to enjoy creating this merry mouse, especially if craft time is followed by a mouse-approved snack. Would anyone like a piece of cheese?

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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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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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Thanksgiving Scramble – A Fun Make-a-Word Activity

thanksgiving scramble activity cornucopia

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that usually means a smorgasbord of tasty treats shared with family and friends around the table! Cook up a bit of extra holiday fun with this delicious Thanksgiving-themed word scramble activity! Ready to dig in?

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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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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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Fun with Emojis: An “Emotional” Fluency Activity

Fun with Emojis two cute emojis

Whether it’s a simple winky face or an encouraging thumbs up, emojis can bring a bit of fun to everyday communication.😊 But did you know that you can use emojis to improve your child’s reading, too? It’s true! Here’s how.

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