I Can Teach My Child To Read is a comprehensive and wonderful resource that will help you nurture your child’s skills and enjoyment of reading. It contains a 10-step program, that will give you the knowledge and confidence to teach your child to read, along with practical tips and fun activities to use together.
The book is written by Jenae Jacobson, who holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and draws on her many years of experience as a classroom teacher. She has turned her passion and skills into an inspiring and practical book that any parent can pick up and begin to use with their own child straightaway.
Whether your child is at school or learning at home, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. This book will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence to teach your child to read. It’s packed full of practical tips, and ideas for fun, engaging activities, and it will support you to successfully nurture your child’s abilities.
How do you help your children learn spellings? Here’s a multi-sensory idea to try: we’re making cinnamon and ginger scented salt and using it with our autumn leaf word tree, for learning that looks, smells and feels great!
Ginger and cinnamon salt tray :: how to learn spellings [Read more…]
This watercolour autumn leaf alphabet is a pleasure to create and great for lots of hands-on alphabet sorts, letter learning and spelling games.
Watercolour autumn leaf alphabet sorts and letter games
We love fall leaf crafts! Anything that combines a dash of the outdoors, a splash of colourful printing and a bit of playful learning is all good with us. We’re going to be using this autumn word tree for lots of different word games over the coming weeks – here’s how to make one.
Fall leaf crafts :: autumn word tree [Read more…]
Welcome to September’s NurtureStore Tween Book Club where we are reading and learning about El Deafo by Cece Bell.
How to join the El Deafo book club discussion
100 kids literacy and language activities
Our approach to literacy and language activities is through play-based, multi-sensory learning.
While children are having fun and thinking creatively, they are learning about spelling, reading, writing and language development.
Below you will find our index of language arts, organised into topics, themes and seasons. Click through on the links to find ‘hands-on, brain-on’ activities that focus on the fun of learning.