Do your kids know the traditional nursery rhymes that we used to recite as kids? I bet you remember Jack and Jill, Hey Diddle Diddle and Little Miss Muffet, don’t you? What was the point of those rhymes anyway? Whether you knew it or not, there was some big benefits to reciting those rhymes with your parents or teachers. Not just language benefits, but brain and
Learning to read is not an easy task! Just ask any primary teacher and they will tell you- the English language isn’t always easy. As a parent of a now beginning reader, I am thankful that I have a degree in Reading and Literacy and experience teaching reading first hand with first graders. Truthfully, without this knowledge I would feel lost! So, I can only
My daughter is in Kindergarten this year and has been working hard on reading the Kindergarten sight word list. Some of the sight words that she had learned last year were not coming back to her as easy as I’d hoped. So, it was time to ditch the flashcards and get creative! Here are 5 fun ways that we practice sight words at home: 1.