melissa taylor

word collections

Word Collection Jars

Our word collection started when JJ’s teacher read aloud Donavan’s Word Jar to her class. JJ wanted to start a word collection jar at home. Of course,

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New Children’s Books

Spring’s bounty of newly published books for kids is here with a round-up of new children’s books: picture books, board books, and non-fiction. New Children’s

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Riddle Poems

Kids love reading and writing riddle poems. Riddles often give wonderful sensory details and describe something a child knows about. Plus, they encourage critical thinking

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    Hi! I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. I love sharing good books & fun learning resources.

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