A Fun Earth Day Printable Activity for Kids

Because Easter typically lands in April, I thought that now would be a great time to add an Easter-themed activity to The Free Printables Collection.  And then I thought, I’ve done that before.  I want something new.   If you missed them the first time around, here’s what you’ll find already waiting for you in …

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Why Reading Programs Fail Struggling Readers

Having a learning “disability” isn’t the only reason why some students struggle to read, but it can be the most difficult to remediate. First let’s look at some other reasons why children experience reading difficulties.  Then we’ll talk about programs that help.   Reading Experience  A child can simply grow up with limited exposure to …

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Why This Game is Good for Your Child’s Brain: Game 5

Initially I saw this game and thought, “That’s nice, but it’s mostly good for story-telling and vocabulary building.”  Both skills are useful, but they don’t really make the cut for this particular blog series.   And then I dove deeper.   And then I fell head over heels for this brain-building, fun-for-kids, can’t-get-enough-of-it game!   …

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St. Patrick’s Day Printable LUCKY Grid Maze for Kids

Do you know why we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, even if none of our ancestors were Irish?   Did you know that green apparently makes us invisible to leprechauns?   Does that mean leprechauns only show up around March 17?   If your answer to those questions is like mine (I have no idea) then …

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Why Is My Child So Unmotivated?

If you look up the word unmotivated, this is one definition that you might come across: having no desire to do or succeed at something.   That seems a little strange, don’t you think?   Why would anyone NOT want to succeed?   The way I see it, students who appear unmotivated aren’t avoiding success.  …

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Why This Game is Good for Your Child’s Brain: Game 4

Game 4 in the series Why This Game is Good for Your Child’s Brain addresses a skill that technically is not an official learning disability.   However, a student with slow processing speed is likely going to struggle to learn in some way or another.   And, in my experience, learning “disabilities” can often go …

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Valentine’s Day Activity Fun Pack for Kids – Full Color Printable

Does the world really need another Valentine’s Day printable?  The internet is full of heart themed activities for kids.  Even I’m guilty of contributing to the pile of freebies out there.   If you’re only looking for freebies, be sure to read to the end.  If you’re looking for a complete fun pack of printable …

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