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Mercy Watson Chapter Books

Mercy Watson Takes A Ride

Welcome to Deckawoo Drive, home of Mr. and Mrs. Watson and their dear, their darling … Mercy the pig! The Mercy Watson series will take you on one “oink-citing” adventure after another as you follow the wild and wonky escapades of one very special pig.

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“Feed the Puppy” Alphabet Game

Learning the alphabet is an important first step on the road to reading. Our Feed the Puppy Alphabet Game helps kids practice the alphabet in a fun way. After all, who doesn’t love a cute puppy?

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30+ Important Things That Tests Can’t Measure

young girls with paint on her hands

There are many things that standardized tests can’t measure.

Tests can’t predict who will “succeed” in life, regardless of your definition of success. Tests can’t tell a child how or even what he needs to improve. Tests penalize our most creative thinkers. And our world needs all the creative problem solvers it can get.

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Word Families: The Pros and Cons

You’ve probably noticed that kids’ brains like to discover patterns. As you teach reading and spelling, you can use this natural inclination to your child’s advantage. Read on to find out how!

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U Is for Umbrella Craft

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If you need a fun activity (and an umbrella!) for a rainy day, look no further than this bright and cheery lowercase U craft! Who knows, maybe the sun will be out by the time you’re done!

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Help! My Child Skips Small Words When Reading

Help! My Child Skips Small Words When Reading - All About Reading

Does your child skip small words when he’s reading?

Skipping small words is actually a very common problem that we usually notice when our children are reading aloud, but the truth is that many adults skip words as well.

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Introducing the All About Spelling Color Edition!

Have you heard? All About Spelling got a makeover!

Here at All About Learning Press, we’ve always made it a priority to listen to you—our users. Over the years, All About Spelling users have consistently requested two things: activity books and full-color materials.

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Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees

Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees - from All About Learning Press

Many English words come from Latin roots, so becoming familiar with these roots will naturally make reading and spelling easier. But studying word roots is really boring, right?

No! At least, it doesn’t have to be. And Word Trees are my favorite way to teach words derived from Latin roots—and make it engaging to boot!

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Picture Books for Spring

Picture books for spring featured graphic

From buds on trees to sprouting seeds and baby animals, there’s always something new to discover when winter melts away and new life begins to blossom. Celebrate spring with this delightful collection of picture books.

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How to Develop Reading Fluency

If your child struggles with reading fluency—and listening to him read aloud is a painful experience—then this article is for you!

We’ve all heard kids who read aloud with a choppy, almost robotic tone. It’s hard to grasp the meaning of what they’re reading. They may read too fast, or they may read too slowly and laboriously.

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How to Teach the Alphabet to Preschoolers

Teaching the Alphabet to Preschoolers - from All About Reading

Is your preschooler ready to learn the alphabet? If so, this post is for you! Jam-packed with letter recognition activities designed to help you teach the alphabet, this post contains enough fun to keep your child busy for months!

Read on to discover more about this valuable pre-reading skill for young children, or scroll down to download eight of our free, top-quality letter recognition activities.

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SH Is for Shamrocks & Sherbet

SH Is for Shamrocks & Sherbet- An ABC Snack from All About Reading

If you’re looking for a tasty way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, these colorful, easy-to-create snacks just might be the pot of gold at the end of your rainbow!

Everyone knows that leprechauns love silly shenanigans, so don’t be surprised if silliness ensues while your little leprechauns make and eat this yummy ABC Snack.

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