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Hands on Learning Games: Use Wordless Picture Books to Improve Your Child’s Expressive Language

Does your child have difficulty expressing himself? Often children with delayed language development have a meager vocabulary to draw from when speaking. They may have a lot to say, but don’t know what words to use. Being able to speak fluently requires numerous skills. Your child needs to have a rich vocabulary of words, as […]

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Hands on Learning Games: How to Help Your Child Learn Word Families

Being able to hear the individual sounds in words is a critical reading skill. When experienced readers see a new word, they search the word for patterns that are familiar to them from other words that they know. They know that words with the same vowels and ending letters usually rhyme, and they can use […]

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Hands on Learning Games: Teach Your Child Words that Describe Space (Over, Inside, Below,etc.)

Often children with weak language development have great difficulty using words that describe where they or other objects are in space. You might find your child saying “inside” when she meant to say “outside,” or substituting under for over. Children easily confuse these words -called concepts of space- because it is difficult for them to […]

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Hands on Learning Games: Top 7 Games to Improve Your Child’s Gross Motor Coordination

  Does your child struggle coordinating his eyes with the rest of his body? Children with gross motor issues often expend a great deal of effort performing even simple actions like skipping, catching a ball, or jumping rope. And while most children are able to perform these activities without thinking, each activity strains a child’s […]

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3 Hands on Learning Games that Teach Your Child How to Follow Directions

It’s frustrating dealing with a child who can’t follow directions. You know what that looks like: you tell your 8 year old to take out the garbage, get into pajamas, and feed the dog, thinking it should take about twenty minutes until liftoff. A half hour later, you see your son standing in the kitchen […]

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Hands on Learning Games: Use “Goodnight iPad” to Teach Your Child Sequencing Skills

Use this great online book to improve your child’s memory and sequencing skills. (Update: This book is no longer available on wegivebooks.org. However, you can still borrow it from your library or buy a copy on Amazon). As I was browsing the web a few weeks ago I stumbled across a great site for online […]

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How to Improve Your Preschooler’s Listening Skills with Antoinette Portis’ book Not a Box – Hands on Learning Games

One of my favorite ways of improving my children’s learning skills is through books. Books are great for exposing your child to topics they wouldn’t have otherwise thought about, which is especially important for kids with language delays, who tend to be very weak in the kind of knowledge that other kids pick up just […]

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Hands-on Learning Games: Teach Your Child Numbers

This a simple game that your child will ask to play again and again. The great thing about it is that it can be used not only for learning quantity and numbers, but also for beginning addition. Children especially like the fact that it uses money; they feel as if they’ve fallen into quite a […]

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Hands-on Learning Games:Teaching Kids How to Tell Time

Want to teach your kids how to tell the time? Learning to tell time is one of the skills children naturally enjoy learning.  In my house, I hold back on giving the younger children a real watch until they can tell time. Usually by 5 or so, they’re already begging me to start teaching them. Here […]

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Hands-on Learning Games: How to Improve Your Child’s Visual Perception

Would you like to help your child strengthen her visual perception skills? These fun games are easy and inexpensive to make, and will have your whole family asking to play! Best of all, you’ll begin seeing an improvement in your child after only five to seven 15-minute sessions.

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