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How to raise a reader

How to Raise a Reader

10 Things You Can Do to Raise a Reader Trying to get your children to read on their holiday break? Or looking for ways to inspire your kids to read more? These 10 tips to raise a reader will help you teach your children that reading is not just a homework assignment, but a fun …

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St. Patrick's Day Playdough Mats

St. Patrick’s Day Play Dough Mats

March is slowly approaching, and with it comes a new set of free printable playmats. This month’s theme was an easy pick, St. Patrick’s Day! These fun St. Patrick’s Day Play Dough Mats will stimulate your children’s creativity. And not only that! They will help your toddlers and preschoolers work on their fine motor skills, …

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Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt

Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt

Fall is hands down, my favorite time of the year. Nothing beats the pleasing weather that allows you to go outside and actually enjoy it! What a better opportunity to explore the outdoors with your kids. I created this Fall Scavenger Hunt to take with us on a walk around the neighborhood. It includes items …

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Monster books for kids

17 Monster Books for Kids

Your kids are growing up and beginning to understand abstract concepts, which also means that they have more complex fears. Your 4- to 5-year-old is not only scared of things he can see, such as darkness; but also scared of things in his imagination, such as monsters. The combination of both, reality and fantasy, can …

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Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Summer brings a lot of parenting challenges. One of them is your kids transitioning from their school daily schedules to their “I’m bored” summer schedules. To help create a new routine and shift to summer easily, I created this Summer Schedule that includes time for fun activities, so you never get to hear those dreaded …

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