Ready to teach your child to sound out words? Make sure he or she has these five skills first. (Then click on a link for loads of free materials for teaching reading!)

5 things kids need... before they're ready to sound out words

5 things kids need. before they're ready to sound out words--some great ideas for teaching reading readiness for preschool prep.

Nature Walks and Scavenger Hunts

Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds | Get ready to write! 17 activities that strengthen the hands.

Get ready to write!

LEARNING STORIES--this is an interesting idea. Te Whariki New Zealand early childhood curriculum

This shows how to create a learning story as a record of what an educator has seen a child or group of children do during an activity. Great to give to whanau as evidence of a child's learning.

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Dramatic play- Early Life Foundations demonstration unit

Dramatic play- Early Life Foundations demonstration unit

Maths-Early Life Foundations demonstration unit

Overcome Your Being A Parent Troubles With These Tips. As a parent, you'll probably have times when you feel like your child and you are not speaking the same language. This article will discuss parent/child co


This diagram is used to suggest a scaffold for inquiry-based science teaching and learning, it closely resembles how scientists work and, in interesting ways, how children learn.