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A "Batty" Pocket Chart Poem: Teach Rhyme using Kids’ Names and other Pocket Chart Tips!

The kids and I really enjoy doing a calendar time as part of our home preschool routine.  Often this practice is called Circle Time in preschools and schools but with only the three of us, I guess we’d have to call it Triangle Time!   We don’t do calendar every day of the week; sometimes we do […]

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Reading Strategy Tip #1: Making Real-Life Connections

This is the first in a series of posts about reading strategies I model and use with my own children–Luke, a month shy of 4 years old, and Lilah, 29 months.  Hopefully some of these strategies will be helpful to you as well. 🙂 Reading Strategy Tip #1: Making Real-Life Connections I always wonder how […]

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Strategies to Use When Reading with a Child

I think reading is one of the most important things you can do with your toddler or preschooler…or infant…or school-aged child…or unborn baby for that matter!  In fact, I featured reading as #3 on my list of Top 5 Most Important Things to Do with Your Toddler/Preschooler. Having worked as a reading intervention teacher for […]

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