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8 Free Letter E Coloring Pages for Preschoolers

8 Free Letter E Coloring Pages for Preschoolers

Is your child learning the letters? Get these free letter E coloring pages to help them learn this common vowel! Learning to identify the letters- what they look like and there sounds are an important pre-reading skill. Luckily, learning the letters doesn’t have...

D vs B: 9 Ways to Stop B & D Letter Reversals

D vs B: 9 Ways to Stop B & D Letter Reversals

Is your child mixing up the letters b and d? Try some of these ideas to help them determine d vs b and stop confusing the letter names and sounds! There are a lot of little things that can really confuse kids when they’re first learning the letters and how to...

7 Signs Your Child is Ready to Learn to Read!

7 Signs Your Child is Ready to Learn to Read!

Parenting is full of exciting moments and milestones. Your child’s first step. Their first word. Potty training. Writing their name. Learning to read.  But all of these things have one thing in common. They won’t happen until your child is ready. You...

Should You Teach Your Child Reading & Writing at the Same Time?

Should You Teach Your Child Reading & Writing at the Same Time?

Let me start by stating that both reading and writing skills are important and that both should be practiced often and early with preschool, pre-K, and Kindergarten kids. That said, kids are all individuals and many times the physical skill of writing lags...

Should You Use Phonics or Sightwords to Teach Reading?

Should You Use Phonics or Sightwords to Teach Reading?

Back when many of us were learning to read, it was all about memorization. But today, phonics play a much bigger part of learning to read.  So which is more important when it comes to learning to read? Should you focus on sight words or phonics? The answer, is...

What is Phonological Awareness & How to Help Your Child Master It

What is Phonological Awareness & How to Help Your Child Master It

When it comes to learning to read, there are 4 major categories of pre-reading skills that your child should have before jumping in to learning to read words, books, and sentences.  These skills include: Print awarenessRhymingLetter sounds and namesPhonological...