The Printable er, ir, ur Game

Up until this point I haven’t spent much time talking about the mechanics of building words.  I promise that I haven’t neglected this very critical part of strengthening reading.   One reason that I’ve waited so long is that when I introduce a skill-building exercise for young learners, I like to start at the very …

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Christmas Activity Fun Pack for Kids – Full Color Printable

This holiday season, let the kids take a break from the computer, the tv, and the digital vortex that is our world today.  The Christmas Activity Fun Pack will remind young minds not to shut down entirely during winter break, and is now available here on Teachers Pay Teachers. Children in grades 2-4 can work …

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Thanksgiving Activity Fun Pack for Kids – Full Color Printable

When we think of Thanksgiving we often think of food, lots and lots of food!  We think of family.  We think of giving thanks.  Maybe we think of fun crafts for the kids.   Do you ever think of Thanksgiving as an opportunity to strengthen children’s learning ability?  No?  That’s okay.  That’s what I’m here …

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Halloween Activity Fun Pack for Kids – Full Color Printable

What happens when you want your child to engage in therapeutic learning exercises but you don’t want it to feel like work?   You give them a Halloween Activity Fun Pack full of visual skill-building treats!  Instead of saying, “Oh man, do I HAVE to?” your child might surprise you with “These are so fun!  …

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Secretly Worried That Your Child Isn’t Smart?

I get it.  Worry is written into the job description of being a parent.   And if your child struggles with academics, like reading, writing, or arithmetic, you’ve likely worried, at least a little, about the future.   Of course, I’m sure you wouldn’t admit this out loud, but have you ever secretly wondered:   …

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Printable Grid Maze for Kids: Track and Color the Ladybugs

Oh, those tricky ladybugs!  While grid mazes are great for building children’s visual skills, these ladybugs require an extra amount of concentration and attention.     Here’s how it works.  This fun yet powerful activity includes a grid full of ladybugs that point every which way.  First, children locate all of the ladybugs that point …

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Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 3

It’s time to get silly with sight words!  In Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 1 you identified exactly which words cause your young learner difficulty while reading.  In Part 2 you strengthened sight word recognition by playing a quick and easy DIY game.  Now in part 3 of 3 get ready …

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