Help Your Children Understand Non-Fiction Books

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Reading non-fiction books is a completely different experience than reading a story.  Often when children learn to read, they have had much less experience with non-fiction books.  While many children find these books interesting, they can also find them confusing.  Children may not fully comprehend all the information the book has to offer since it … Continue reading Help Your Children Understand Non-Fiction Books

Six Skills Children Learn When Cooking

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Do your kids help in the kitchen?  Have you thought about all the different skills you are teaching your kids when cooking together?   Obviously, learning to make food for themselves (and hopefully the whole family) is one, but they can also strengthen their fine-motor, direction following, math, reading, science, and safety skills!  In fact, if … Continue reading Six Skills Children Learn When Cooking