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Ideas for the Kids for a Spring Break Sleepover

Posted on: Thursday, March 27th, 2014 in Activities for kids, Family Activities, Games, imagination and play, Kid's imagination, parent involvement, spring, Spring break for kids

Of course its spring – snow is in the forecast!  Being the eternal optimist I am ignoring the forecast and celebrating the extended daylight and thinking about Spring Break.  Some families may be going on vacation, but many of us … read more »

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A Family Vacation Circa 1913. What is that all about?

Posted on: Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Family Activities, Imagination, Kid's imagination, Kids doing Research, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Tick tock – the summertime clock is quickly ticking away, Summer is coming to a rapid end.  For many families the end of August is vacation time, or, to just totally relax after organized summer activities have ended and before … read more »

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Books to help develop kids critical thinking skills – Book Suggestions – 03/21/13

Posted on: Thursday, March 21st, 2013 in Book recommendations, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Critical Thinking Skills, Fairy Tales, Family Activities, Kid's imagination, parent involvement

Our blog this week was about helping your kids develop their critical thinking skills by asking questions that lead to conversations about the story they have just read.  The book suggestions below will definitely lead to some interesting conversations.  Two … read more »

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How questions help kids develop critical thinking skills when reading.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 in Conversation with kids, Family Activities, Kid's imagination, Listening to kids, Making predictions, parent involvement, Reading

Reading is the process of attaching meaning to the printed word.  At READS we know that developing readers need to be taught how to comprehend what they are reading not just to sound out words.  There are various ways to … read more »

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Imagination and play

Posted on: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012 in Conversation with kids, Family Activities, Imagination, imagination and play, Kid's imagination, Listening to kids, parent involvement, talking to kids

What a week it’s been in our house!  All of our kids were here and it was controlled chaos the entire time.  We marveled at how all the little ones (6 months through 9 years) got along, listened to their … read more »

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