Category Archives: rhymes

Practical and Fun Ways to Use Songs and Poems in Learning LA and Math

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas to liven up your Math and Language Arts learning. Sure, there are lots of … Continue reading

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Practical and Fun Language Arts Learning Tips

Are you experiencing the “winter blahs” right now in mid-January? Maybe it’s the cold, grey weather … but maybe it’s because you need some great ideas to liven up your Language Arts learning. Sure, there are lots of worksheets and … Continue reading

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Activities and Resources for Children with Perceptual Issues

Does your child have perceptual issues? Are you looking for ideas for activities and resources? Here are some solutions I have used successfully with tutoring students, both those who attend school and those who are homeschooled. Lots of them are … Continue reading

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Using Rhyme to Learn Sounds

A good rhyming game: rhyming couplets: Write a selection of simple rhyming words on cards or a blackboard. Make up two or three fun little rhyming couplets, and have your child fill in the second rhyme. Then encourage him or … Continue reading

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Learn With Songs and Poetry

If your child enjoys music (and what child doesn’t?), sing children’s songs that employ lots of rhyme and repetition to develop reading and writing skills. Also use songs with actions and finger plays. It is amazing how much “physical action” and “singing” … Continue reading

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