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Number Writing Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to write her numbers. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Easy Reading Worksheets

Use our easy reading worksheets to help your child practice reading words with short vowel sounds. » Read more

When Your Child Hates School

By Nancy Da Silva

Ask any parent what the most challenging part of their day is and most of them will say the morning, especially if they have more than one child. » Read more

How to handle parent/teacher disagreements

What do you do when you and your child’s teacher disagree? Perhaps you don’t see eye to eye on the methods your child is being taught or evaluated with. Or maybe you feel like your child is being treated unfairly. What about homework? Do you feel that your child is being given too much homework or expected to do too much? » Read more

Finding A Tutor For Your Child

By Nancy Da Silva

Student test scores in schools are down both on national and international levels. Blame it on over worked teachers, under staffed schools and over populated classrooms or unmotivated students, no one can deny the problem is reaching epidemic proportions. » Read more

Help Reset Your Child's Internal Clock before School Starts

By Patti Teel, www.pattiteel.com

I have fond memories of my children excitedly preparing for each new school year. With a brand new pair of tennis shoes and backpack, they looked forward to the new school year with both eager anticipation and trepidation. » Read more

Back to School Brain Boosters

By Kymythy R. Schultze, C.N., www.kymythy.com

When your child’s verbal loop switches from “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” to “I don’t wanna go to school!” you know the time has come to do your parental duty and properly prepare them for another academic year. You’ll buy them notebooks, backpacks, pencils and books. » Read more

Ten Creative Ways to Teach Your Child Numbers

1. Count items around the house Gather up items around your house such as buttons, pencils, paper clips, etc. Put them in stacks and count them with your child 2.Play Hopscotch Use chalk and draw a hopscotch game outside. Make sure to say the numbers out loud as you play. » Read more

Ten Creative Ways to Teach Your Child the Alphabet

1. Make an Alphabet Book Make your own alphabet book with your kids. You can purchase a blank paper book at an educational supply store or you can make one with construction paper and a three-hole punch. Help your child make a page with each letter. You can have him write the letter or find the letter in an old magazine and cut it out. » Read more

Teaching Your Child to Write His Name

By Nancy Da Silva

When you think your little one is ready, it might be a good time to start turning those scribbles he makes on paper (and the wall when he thinks you’re not looking) into something a little more legible. » Read more