Should You Download SylvanPlay Apps?

Playing SylvanPlay Apps

Yes! You're going to want to download SylvanPlay's 9 FREE apps. Why? Because they're fun, educational, and high-quality. My kids loved the SylvanPlay apps - especially Sushi Scramble - and they're the pickiest testers. I was impressed with the SylvanPlay app's beautiful graphics, the easy usability, the this-is-so-fun-I-can't-stop quality, and the embedded learning within … [Read more...]

Get Help with IEPs, LD, Bullying, and More

LD toolkits and ebooks

Do you know about the National Center for Learning Disabilities? It's a fantastic site -- with a ton of free materials that you can easily download and use today. Parent Toolkit: IEP Basics for Parents of Students with LD Parent Toolkit: Dyslexia Toolkit School Toolkit: The Truth About Bullying E-Book: IEP Meeting Planner E-Book: Executive Function Around the … [Read more...]

A Parent’s Guide to Writer’s Workshop

Writer's Workshop

written by Patricia Zaballos, Wonder Farm blogger and author  So. You have a kid who hates to write. A kid who finds writing tedious, difficult and pointless. Or perhaps you are one of those lucky parents with a child who relishes writing, who composes tales at the computer before breakfast, or scribbles away in a journal when she’s supposed to be sleeping. Either way, I … [Read more...]

3 Free Printable Christmas Thank You Notes for Kids

Printable Christmas Thank You Notes

Download these free Christmas notes and Christmas thank you notes for kids! It helps my own kids to have templates for their thank you notes. I hope it will help your kids as well! I have more ideas for helping kids express gratitude and thanks on this post, Kids Can Write Thank You Notes. 1. Printable Snowflake Thank You and Christmas Coloring Page 2. Printable … [Read more...]

Kids Read and Write Gingerbread Stories

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(Today's writing idea for kids is brought to you by gingerbread people who don't want to be eaten.) After you make gingerbread cookies for the holidays, I have two more gingerbread ideas for you. First, read gingerbread stories. Second, write your own gingerbread stories. Read Best Gingerbread Man Stories We love Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby the best but highly … [Read more...]

Unique and Fun Exotic Pet Puzzler Alphabet App

Exotic Pet Puzzler Alphabet App

Ready for some new pet ideas? Because this new Exotic Pet Puzzler alphabet app* isn't your typical a for alligator alphabet app for preschoolers. See for yourself. Your child will be learning the alphabet with "exotic pets" such as: A for Axolotl C for Camel D for dragon E for Elasmosaurus M for Mammoth T for Tapir Z for Zonkey To play, pick a letter and … [Read more...]

Gifts That Encourage Kids to Write

Gift Guide for Kids

Gifts to Encourage Kids to Write Sometimes all it takes to encourage kids to write is a special journal, pen, or eraser. See what happens when you give your child a writing gift. Maybe stories or plays will be written! 1. Grow Your Ideas Notebook  Plot your thoughts in these little eco-friendly notebooks made with plantable seed paper covers. When the pages are filled, … [Read more...]