Thanksgiving Math Activities

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It's so much fun to come up with creative learning activities to fit a specific theme! Thanksgiving has lots of iconic images of Pilgrims, Native Americans, corn, and pumpkin pie, but I thought this turkey themed math activity would be perfect. Thanksgiving Themed Math Activities for Preschool and Elementary Kids…

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At-Home Preschool: Simple Ways to Teach Your Toddler the Letter “A”

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Say you have a 2 or 3 year-old who seems like he or she is interested in learning about letters. You want to encourage that, but you're not financially or emotionally ready for them to be in preschool, or they're not of age or not socially ready to be in…

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Winter Science Experiment – How Cold Affects Liquids

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This was a challenge to think up, but it was a fun one. Living in South Florida, we don't experience seasons like the rest of the country. Winter here means trading in your tank tops for short-sleeve shirts. I decided we would do an experiment that involved experiencing the cold…

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Develop a Strong Relationship With Your Kids’ Teachers

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Getting along with your child's teacher is not always as easy as it seems. Since most kids are in school nine out of twelve months of the year, life is easier on everyone if we can all get along. If you keep a few things in mind all school year…

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Begin Teaching Your Child to Read

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Have you ever wondered how to teach your child to read?┬áReading involves a complex set of skills that are taught to children beginning at birth and extending throughout their entire educational careers. Learning to read has five components: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. Several of these components…

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Storytelling: 3 Steps to Help Kids Appreciate Classical Music

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About five years ago, when my boys were ages three and five, we made a conscious decision to introduce them to classical music. We had always played it in the background or at night as they were going to bed, but we hadn't ever formally taught them about it.…

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