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Fun Facts about July.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 in 4th of July, Activities for kids, Kids doing Research, Monthly Celebrations, parent involvement

July is just days away.  Everyone is getting ready to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day.  Parades, picnics and amazing fireworks are just some of the things that we are looking forward to, but, how about the rest of the month?  … read more »

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Even More Book Suggestions for the Kids for Summer Reading – 06/20/13

Posted on: Thursday, June 20th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, Mary Pope Osborne, parent involvement, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Once again, our book suggestions this week continue the theme of books for the kids to read over the summer to help reduce summer learning loss.  Remember, the key is to find out what the kids enjoy and select reading … read more »

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Creating an Environment to Encourage a Summer Reading Program

Posted on: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 in Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Continuing with our Summer Reading series of blogs, we would like to make another suggestion to ensure a summer full of reading.  Our last few blogs were about how to stop summer learning loss and get even the most reluctant … read more »

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More Book Suggestions for the Kids for Summer Reading – 06/13/13

Posted on: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, Graphic Novel, parent involvement, Reading, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Our book suggestions this week continue the theme of books for the kids to read over the summer to help reduce summer learning loss.  The key is t6o find out what the kids enjoy select reading material that matches their … read more »

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Summer Learning Loss, Part 3.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Conversations with kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Family Activities, Library, parent involvement, Reading with kids, Summer Activities for Kids

Last week we suggested a trip to the library to help stop the summer learning slide.  But what happens when you get to the library and your children selects books that they are not able to read?   When it comes … read more »

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Book Series for Summer Reading – Book Suggestions – 06/06/13

Posted on: Thursday, June 6th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement, Reading, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Our blog this week was about Summer Learning Loss.  One of the ways to reduce Summer Learning Loss is to keep the kids reading throughout the summer.  This week’s book suggestions are books that are part of a series.  If … read more »

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Summer Learning Loss, Part 2.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 in Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Reading tips for kids, Summer, Summer learning loss

Summertime is only a few days away and school vacation quickly follows the arrival of summer.  Many of us may remember a favorite childhood chant we use to scream – No more teachers – no more books … BUT wait … read more »

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