reading

Toys

LEGO Unveils Braille Bricks to Help Visually Impaired Kids Read

As parents, we all want our kids to learn and have fun while doing it. But for the 19 million children worldwide who suffer from vision loss and blindness, it’s a bit more difficult. It turns out that due to incredible advancements in technology, like audiobooks and other computer-based learning, fewer and fewer blind children […]

Entertainment

Best Kids Audiobooks for Bedtime

Getting kids to relax before bedtime is a constant struggle. While nothing can replace spending time with your kid and reading a loud, mixing in reading experiences can only be a good thing. Listening to stories at bedtime taps into your child’s imagination and prepares them for dreamland. Exposing your kids to different narrators gives […]

Toddlers

Toddlers and Early Literacy Skills

Long before your child begins to read, she’ll develop pre-reading skills that set her up for early literacy skills and future reading success. Believe it or not, some of these skills emerge during the toddler years. While the toddler years are often characterized by chasing down new runners, picking up dropped (or thrown) food, and […]

Parenting

20 Really Good Book Series to Tempt Reluctant Readers

I’ve always been a bookworm and many of my best childhood memories are tied up in books. I remember being totally engrossed in my first Trixie Belden book, sprawled across my sister’s bed in our house in Alice Springs, NT. The fact that the Trixie Belden book was my sister’s and I was reading it despite being told […]