Tag Archive: reading

Interview with Sheila Sweeny Higginson

Sheila Sweeny Higginson, author and founder of Inkathinka, is our next Wizard of Words! Our featured storyteller has a long history working and writing for big names in children’s books and media, including Disney, Scholastic and Nickelodeon. She’s committed her professional career and talents to furthering education for children everywhere. Let’s dive right in and …

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5 Ways to Entertain Kids with the Kindle Fire This Summer

School’s out and you’re now faced with keeping your children entertained for the next 2-3 months. If you have a Kindle Fire in your home, this is actually quite easy to do. The Kindle Fire is not only a great eReader, but it has so many great features. Here are just five ways to entertain kids …

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How to Encourage Your Preschooler to Read

8 ways to get your kid to like reading. There’s no need to wait until your child begins school for the process of learning to read to begin. In fact, by teaching some fundamentals and instilling a desire to read into your child at an early age, you can pave the way for greater success …

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Oh, the Places You Will Go: Introducing Children to Travel Through Reading

Few parents can afford to bundle their children onto a plane and jet around the world. For a considerably smaller sum of cash, you can introduce your kids to other cultures and plains through books. No, it won’t be exactly the same – how can you describe the overpowering odors of a spice market, or …

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