Tags » Literacy Activities

10 Fun Summer Literacy Activities for Young Children

Welcome summer! Today is the official first day of summer, so I thought today would be the perfect time to post 10 fun literacy activities to do with young children! 1,289 more words

Early Childhood Literacy

Spelling Tests Don't Work

I really hate spelling lists, you know the ones that come out on a Monday and a test is on a Friday.  The ones that have badly spelt words from the previous week or they are from some list that was concocted from a high frequency words list or worse still a topic vocabulary list! 869 more words

Learning To Read

10 Amazing Resources For Beginning Readers

Here are 10 amazing resources that will help your children become actively involved in the reading process. Children learn best by investigating, discovering and exploring new information.   1,986 more words

Family Time

20 Fun Ways To Learn The Alphabet

Learning to read is the most important thing your child will do during their primary years.  It is a complex process that takes considerable practice.  We are not hardwired to read in the same way we are to speak.   1,811 more words

Early Years

Extra sleep time and Digging for Treasure

We have a no screen time before lunch rule on the weekends. So this gives Caleb time to play with his toys, explore, and do activities. 334 more words

Kid At Work

DIY Clothespin Alphabet

The sun is finally shining!  Despite the onslaught of leaves that is attacking my workspace, I couldn’t resist sitting outside to write.

Clothespin Alphabet for Emerging Readers… 337 more words