Learning Fun

Practical ideas and ways to capture the teachable moments that occur every day. These posts will give you simple ways to encourage your child’s natural interests and use those conversations and opportunities to teach your child basic things about life.

Pre-Reading activities for young children

Easy Preschool Reading Activities to Build Early Literacy Skills

Reading skills begin to develop in young children long before they learn to decode simple words. Preschool reading activities or early literacy concepts are easy to build into your play-time with your child. Preschool Reading Activities – Early Literacy Activities for Young Children The more you surround your child with books, learning, and words, the …

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Learning Through Play – How to Capture Teachable Moments with Young Children

When my daughters were young, we had so much fun integrating learning opportunities into games and play.  This happened quite often and quite naturally.  Little did we know then how much they were learning through playing, reading, doing chores, or just talking.  Play-based learning provides the backdrop for all sorts of learning. You may be …

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