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A “Buggy” Learning Theme – Part 2

Doing lots of activities, reading, writing, research, etc. on topics children are very interested in, is a great way to encourage them in learning their literacy skills! Even children who really struggle with their literacy skills become very motivated if the … Continue reading

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A “Buggy” Learning Theme – Part 1

Doing lots of activities, reading, writing, research, etc. on topics children are very interested in, is a great way to encourage them in learning their literacy skills! Even children who really struggle with their literacy skills become very motivated if … Continue reading

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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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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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New Learning Themes and other Pen and Paper Mama Products

Pen and Paper Mama — Norma J Hill — has been busy recently creating educational and entertaining new Learning Themes.  The learning theme documents are packed full of all kinds of ideas you, as a teacher, tutor, or home school … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes Learning Theme

Nursery rhymes are a great way to expand a child’s reading skills. The rhyme, rhythm, repetition, and short length all make them great resources. And then of course many of them have tunes to sing along with, wonderful pictures—and your … Continue reading

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