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Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

The Sounds of Poetry This post is brought to you by your friendly neighborhood literary device, onomatopoeia. Onomato-what-a, you ask? […]

Feb 15, 2016     No Comments
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Waves and Water

Waves and Water

Time to hit the waves, even if it’s only in your imagination!  Canadian transplants and regulars on the TV show […]

Jun 15, 2015     No Comments
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Books about Bears, oh my!

Books about Bears, oh my!

Children love books about animals. Today I want to discuss a few beautifully illustrated children’s books featuring bears. I was […]

Nov 20, 2014     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Can you really expect clear and precise language from preschoolers? Like most things, the answer is “It depends.” Some children start using […]

Nov 13, 2014     No Comments
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Would you like to come to tea?

Would you like to come to tea?

In my opinion, tea parties are a childhood staple. Why, you ask? It is because the tea party is an […]

Jun 19, 2014     1 Comment
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Silver Dollar Words

Silver Dollar Words

When I was about five years old, my mother gave me a large pin that declared rather cheekily “I’m essential!”  I assume […]

Apr 14, 2014     No Comments
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Arrr!  Talk Like a Pirate!

Arrr! Talk Like a Pirate!

Avast, ye buckos! It’s September 19th, also known as Talk like a Pirate Day.  This national holiday-of-sorts is the result […]

Sep 19, 2013     No Comments
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Essential Literature: The Napping House

Essential Literature: The Napping House

Alignment Nashville has chosen a handful of children’s books as “Essential Literature,” which means they want all preschoolers in Nashville to read these books before starting […]

Jun 20, 2013     No Comments
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Books of Many Colors

Books of Many Colors

Books about colors are a staple of every child’s library. The public library is filled with many variations on this […]

Jun 17, 2013     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Listening and Empathy

Habits of Mind: Listening and Empathy

The third Habit of Mind is listening to others with understanding and empathy. Some psychologists believe that the ability to […]

Feb 21, 2013     2 Comments
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