Holiday language fun

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Holidays are a great time for doing fun activities with kids. Why not use these activities to develop language and literacy skills. Younger children almost seem to “forget” their literacy skills over the holiday break. Older kids can benefit from … Continue reading

Procedures 12 ways

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Procedures are the step by step descriptions of how to do something.  They are one of the language tasks children learn as they move from using single sentences to joining sentences together to form larger blocks of language called “texts”. Being … Continue reading

Procedures for school

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Procedures are the step by step descriptions of how to do something. Being able to retell and write procedures is important in developing the skills needed in science and some other subjects and in understanding and writing non-fiction. Earlier we … Continue reading

Weekend “cook and learn”

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The weekend is a great time to do some cooking with the kids. Did you know cooking is a great way to help young kids learn language and older kids learn valuable literacy skills? Read on to find out how and for some great kids recipe links. Continue reading