For the child working on reading skills, practicing with readers theater scripts is a great addition to your regular lessons. If the word “theater” makes you a little nervous, don’t be. It’s an easy and fun exercise for all! Readers theater involves taking a piece of literature, adapting it into a script, and then reading it aloud. Each part in the script is assigned
A family newsletter is a great way to practice reading and writing skills in your homeschool — and a great way to record memories!
If life keeps you on the move, don’t worry; you’re children can still get their lessons done.
If your child is working on letter sounds or reading skills, take her on an alphabet scavenger hunt — a fun game for all ages!
If your child is working on sight words, here are some ways to make learning them more fun.
If your young reader is struggling with phonics, a new approach to reading may be just what he needs.
Having a love for books can be beneficial with children.
In our home, any space is up for grabs to further our learning goals. For a year now, I have maintained a word wall for my son. A word wall is an organized collection of words prominently displayed in the learning space. Its an interactive tool for inspiring reading and spelling learning. Word walls can help a child to recognize and spell words, recognize
As homeschoolers, one of our most important resources is the library. We spend a lot of time there and aside from the various activities we take part in, we almost always walk out with great books we use to read for enjoyment and learning. We recently started going over the library classification system a.k.a Dewey Decimal System and in doing so I realized how
My kid’s pronunciation skills are challenged as they get older. In an effort to help my son in particular and to have a little fun, we have started doing some tongue twisters. They help him exercise his tongue and slowly build up his diction and phonetics. Tongue twisters are a great speech therapy activity for lisps and stammers. We have been using the following