Activities, Early Childhood Education, Family Activities, Reading Rocks

Pull Out the Books, It’s Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2, which also happens to be Dr. Seuss' birthday! It was first celebrated in 1998 and has been an annual occurrence ever since. This day is meant to help get children and young adults excited about reading! Reading is one of the most important activities to do… Continue reading Pull Out the Books, It’s Read Across America Day

Activities, Children, Early Childhood Education, Family, Family Activities, Kids, Reading Rocks

Reading is Not Just for Storybooks!

People are exposed to many different forms of writing during their lifetime. So why should reading with your kids be limited to storybooks? From magazines and newspapers to traffic signs and closed captions, reading is literally everywhere! Benefits to reading different forms of writing to your kids All forms of writing are valuable and offer… Continue reading Reading is Not Just for Storybooks!

Activities, Children, Early Childhood Education, Family, Family Moments, Kids, Reading Rocks

Bringing Fun into Daily Chores: How to Make Laundry Day into a Learning Experience

Household chores are a drag. Personally, my least favorite chore is laundry... Am I the only one? (I doubt it!) It seems never to end, always a load to wash, fold, and put away. I wish I had a robotic maid like Rosie to help with it so I don't have to do it. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Bringing Fun into Daily Chores: How to Make Laundry Day into a Learning Experience

Children, Early Childhood Education, Family, Family Moments, Reading Rocks

Reading with Kids: an Important Activity at any Age

Reading with our kids is an important activity to partake in on a daily basis. It helps to foster numerous skills that will provide a strong foundation for their school years and, more importantly, the rest of their lives. So let's dive in and see how reading with kids in their early years impacts them… Continue reading Reading with Kids: an Important Activity at any Age