This article is from Child First. I know that many of us parents are gearing up for summer reading both to get our kids to enjoy reading and to complete summer homework assignments. If your child does not love to read, this can be really stressful for both parent and child. This is a great article that give Tips for Encouraging Struggling Readers.
iPhone/iPad app, Learn to Tell Time, is not wildly fun as there is not crazy thumb action involved, but has layers of difficulty so it’s actually worth the money.
I really like Spanish Playground which is a blog for learning Spanish that is geared for children. It’s on my blog roll in the footer. Here you can learn to play Simon Says in Spanish and learn parts of the body as well!
Here is a list of one hundred books selected by the National Education Association in 1999 as great reading for children and young people. To help make these books more useful, we have added book and author links to any TeachersFirst resources and lesson ideas.
iPhone/iPad app, Piffle’s ABC Book of Funny Animals, by Once Upon an App is a sweet ABC ebook with that rhymes, teaches the ABCs interactively, and is sung in an engaging and silly way that preschoolers adore.