Tag Archives: Brain Food

Chatter Box

Constant chatter can be quite annoying especially if you are you are trying to accomplish something that requires concentration.  Then, chatter just gets on your nerves! But if you’re a young child, chatter is a good thing and its never … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Learn

I heard an interesting comment on the John Tesh Show the other day……..a child’s vocabulary, when they enter kindergarten, is an indicator of how well they will succeed in school. Simply said, this means children need experiences to introduce them … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Fan, I Am

Confession time…..I am a teacher and I am not a fan of Dr. Seuss.  No one ever gave me a book!  I didn’t grow up with Dr. Seuss and I just never learned to love him.  But I do appreciate … Continue reading

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Start Talking

Babies and young children need a language rich environment.  They need you to talk to them.  They need you to also talk with them.  They start learning to read by sharing books. Book Smart,  Top to Bottom, Drama, Drama, Drama! and … Continue reading

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Baby Brain Food

Is it that important to read to a baby every day?  Yes!  Reading aloud to a child 30 minutes a day makes a HUGE difference in your child’s kindergarten readiness. Let’s do some math.  Most children start kindergarten between the … Continue reading

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Love At First Book

A newborn snuggled in your arms…….this is where it begins.  This is where a child begins to know everything they need to know to go to kindergarten.  It’s the truth…. a well known fact that a caregiver is a child’s … Continue reading

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