Tag: literacy

Helping My Daughter to Avoid Following in My (Failed) Footsteps

Kindergarten these days is REALLY different from the one I attended in 1985.  The most obvious difference is the full day.  Does half-day kindergarten even exist in any school district anymore?  With the push for early childhood education, more and more children are starting their formal education even earlier, at the age of three or

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Create it Saturday: A Very Hungry Caterpillar of Your Own

My daughter loves being read to and reading books (in her own words) to us – which I find absolutely adorable! One of her favorites is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. She received the book and stuffed animal caterpillar to go along with it for her first birthday. I had seen the idea for creating

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