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September 01, 2017     Category: ReadingEducation

5 Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your ChildReading aloud together is a great habit for you and your child to form!Fall brings a new set of challenges with the changing weather: children go back to school, the pace of life often speeds up at home, and parents may find themselves much busier than they were during the short summer months. As schedules are made and routines formed, it’s important to remember that learning should not end in when daycare, preschool or the classroom day ends. One very effective way to ensure that education c...

August 23, 2017     Category: ReadingKindergarten

Give your child the best in reading as they head to Kindergarten!Here are 10 books that will be a big hit for you and the kids! It’s that time of year again: back-to-school season! A great way to get children excited about learning is through reading; but with so many books on the market, it can be difficult to pick reads that are both enjoyable and beneficial. Looking for a little guidance? Here is a list of 10 helpful and memorable works of literature that will give your child a head start in kindergarten this fall!1.   ...

August 20, 2017     Category: Early Childhood EducationKindergarten

Making the best of the Kindergarten year for your child!There are four areas of focus.If you or someone you know has a child entering kindergarten in the Jacksonville or St. Augustine areas, you may be asking the following questions: "What is the best way to prepare?" "What are some thing you can do at home that will give them an advantage when they begin classroom work?" Whether you child is a daycare or preschool student already or entering into school for the first time, there are four key areas to look at when preparing for the upcoming aca...

June 10, 2016     Category: BooksReading

Reading for fun on those lazy summer days!Kids have worked hard throughout the school year and both kids and parents look forward to a good break from the rigorous routine. Their sights are set for a more relaxed routine and the ‘lazy days of summer’. Ah, but try not to get too relaxed or too lazy - forgetting to keep reading in the mix. Here are just a few, easy-to-adopt ideas from to stay on track and encourage summer reading: Offer a Variety of Types of Reading Material Be varied in reading materials. It’s not just about books; maga...