Use this fun free printable activity to help your child learn the sounds of er, ir, and ur!
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How to Teach Your Child to Read the Easy Way! The Fun Way to Learn the Vowels – FREE Printable Activity!
Teach your child the vowels with this fun Old McVowel song!
Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 2: Addy’s Food
Addy’s Food Slaves were given a weekly ration of food which typically included a few pounds of corn meal and a few pounds of fatty pork, which wasn’t much for an entire week. Slaves who worked on plantations like Addy did were almost always hungry. Some slave masters were more generous and provided some additionalContinue reading “Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 2: Addy’s Food”
How to Teach Your Child to Read the Fun and Easy Way Lesson 3: Sounding Out
Once your child knows the consonant and short-vowel sounds, and understands that these sounds make words (which I discuss in part 1 and part 2 of this series), you can begin to help your child learn to sound out words. Now, this skill will come when your child is developmentally ready, so if he doesn’tContinue reading “How to Teach Your Child to Read the Fun and Easy Way Lesson 3: Sounding Out”
Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work
Addy’s story is part of one of the saddest chapters in American history. She grew up as a slave in North Carolina before and during the Civil War. While the atrocities and hardships of slavery are unimaginable to most of us, we can get a little insight into what life was like for African AmericanContinue reading “Learning History with American Girl Addy Part 1: Plantation Work”
Teach Your Child to Read the Easy Way! Lesson 2: Letters Make Words
Teaching your child to read can be easy – and FUN! Let me show you how!
Learning About Pioneers with American Girl Kirsten, Part 4: The Dakota Native Americans
An important part of the story of the pioneers is the story of the Native Americans that lived in the land before them. In this lesson we will learn about the Dakota natives that lived in the Minnesota Territory before Kirsten and her family arrived.
Learning About Colonial America with Felicity Part 4: Clothing
Some of the early colonists were puritans and were known for their plain and somber style of dress. But not where Felicity lived! In the Virginia colony, people loved fashion! They imitated the latest styles in England and they liked to wear fancy and beautiful clothing, shoes, accessories, and wigs. The wealthier colonists imported muchContinue reading “Learning About Colonial America with Felicity Part 4: Clothing”
Chemistry for Kids: Hands-on Activities for Learning About the Chemical and Physical changes
Young chemists love to make things happen and what better way than through physical changes and chemical reactions! Let’s get started!
Chemistry for Kids: Hands-on Activities for Learning About the pH Scale
In chemistry, we often talk about the pH of various substances, but what exactly does that mean? Let’s find out!