5 reasons speech bubbles are great for learning to read and write

We’ve hit on a winning combination this week and discovered a super fun way to encourage lots of reading and writing. Here’s how we’re using speech bubbles to bring giggles to learning to read and write.

 

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Literacy outside :: great tips for summer learning

After our garden audit we’re gearing up to make more use of our outdoor space now the summer is on the way. Here are five quick and easy ideas we’re using to take our literacy outside.

Great ideas for taking reading and writing outdoors for some fun summer learning.

 

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100 kids literacy & language activities

100 language activities :: alphabet, spelling, sight words, creative writing, storytelling, language development. Multi-sensory, play-based ideas.

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. Read more »

Name activities for preschool

Learning to write their own name is quite a milestone for a child. Here are some hands-on name activities for preschool that you can use to help your child practise this skill.

name activities for preschool - great ideas for hands-on learning

Name activities for preschool

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Creative writing ideas :: word birds

We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.

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