Reading Apps for Kids

Best Reading apps for kids

Technology and Kids education are reaching an important crossroad. These days kid’s have access to various technology devices ( smartphones / Tablets / Laptops). The world of smartphones has also made it possible for kid’s to browse through many choices in terms of available App’s. However, its important for parents to help their kid’s make prudent choices of which apps they pick. Here are some of my must have apps for providing a fun and interactive reading experience. Continue reading “Reading Apps for Kids”

Books List for 1st & 2nd Graders (Age 6-8)

Best Books recommendation for 1st and 2nd graders

Reading together everyday with your kid is your bonding time with them. It can give a boost to their confidence and can develop in them a love for reading.  We should read different kinds of poetry and simple books with our young early readers and along the way introduce them to new and challenging books. Reading familiar books multiple times can also increase their fluency. Continue reading “Books List for 1st & 2nd Graders (Age 6-8)”

The First Day of Winter – By Denise Fleming

Age Group : Preschool to Kindergarten ( 3 to 6 yrs ) 

This read aloud book is a perfect addition to read to your kids on a cold winter days. It’s a joyful story about building a snowman. Along with rhythmic verses like ” a red cap with a gold snap, 2 bright blue mittens , 3 striped scarves, 4 prickly pinecones” the book talks about the elements and accessories needed to build a snowman. The illustrations are great and the text is simple. It also teaches counting and colors by repetition which is appealing to young children’s.

Activity to go with the story

To make a snowman you would require :

  • Felt
  • Googly eyes
  • toothpicks
  • Colorful buttons
  • Colored Construction Papers
  • Scissors
  • Glue