Tag archives for reading

  1. Read, read, and read some more

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    I think that one of the best and easiest ways to open the minds of your children to new thoughts, new ideas, and new places comes through reading.  I believe that reading opens the door to more interests and ideas and concepts than anything else. Take the past 24 hours, for example.  I love to…

  2. Tin Tin

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    Who doesn’t love Tin Tin?  (Don’t tell me if you don’t.  We just adore him and his darling hairdo.  And Snowy, too.  My two-year-old calls him “Nowy.”) We were first introduced to Tin Tin when the new movie came out last year.  The girls loved it so much, we started to buy the old comics.…

  3. Competition, love, and reading

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    When we first decided to homeschool, my oldest was three.  I felt so judged by everyone and everything.  It was a hard time.  I felt like I was going to prove to the world that I was right and that my child was brilliant, and I would do that by turning her into a genius.…

  4. Verb practice

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    Worksheets are definitely not a real fun thing to do for most kids, and learning the parts of speech can be tricky.  So instead of endless worksheets, I love to try to weave things like that in to regular life when they come up.  One fun way I’ve discovered to practice verbs is singing a…