If you have an emerging reader at home, it is time to learn some phonics! Red Apple Reading has compiled ten phonics activities for you to play with your little ones.
We hope you make use of the free online books and keep sane staying at home! Remember, being stuck at home is a wonderful opportunity to get a lot of reading time in.
The repetition of practicing spelling words can get dull for kids, so why not mix it up with a bit of fun? Here are seven fun spelling activities to help them get 100 percent on their next test!
On Valentine’s Day we might tend to focus on giving flowers, chocolates, or presents to the ones we love, but let’s not forget about the books we can share with our little ones. Here are five books your children will LOVE!
Research tells us one of the best ways to promote healthy brain development for infants and toddlers is play! Playing, interacting, and responding to our little ones is essential for their growth. It maximizes the love they feel and simply makes parenting fun. With playing comes great learning opportunities as Read more…
The holidays are right around the corner and children are already eager to receive presents. Don’t let books be forgotten this holiday season! Books are a magical present to gift to children.
This month Red Apple Reading is celebrating the birthday of well-known author Judy Blume. If you and your children are looking to read a family-oriented book together, discover enlightening morals, and laugh uncontrollably, Judy Blume has a story for you, no matter what the age!
Do you have children who like a good scare? During the spooky month of October we celebrate a mysterious author’s birthday: R.L. Stine. Stine is best known for his spine-chilling children’s book series: Goosebumps.
When I was a child, a big part of feeling festive around the holidays was to read holiday and seasonal books. My mom always had plenty of books that went back and forth between home and the school where she taught, and she still has a bookcase full of picture books even though we are grown and she is no longer teaching in the classroom. Here are some of our favorites from the shelf that are sure to get you and your kiddos into the fall spirit!
Are superstitions real? Or is it all just hocus pocus? The only way to find out is by reading about them! In honor of Friday the 13th, here are some kid-friendly books to check out. There’s a Monster in My Closet by Linda Polistina Do bad things really happen on Read more…