Category Archives: 52 Weeks of Learning

Week 35: Practice Writing – Write a Book!

Week 35: Practice Writing – Write a Book! Having your kids write their own book is wonderful writing practice! When my son was 5 and waiting for his little brother’s Play Gym class to end, I stapled together a set of … Continue reading

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Week 6: Learning Through Drawing

Week 6: Learning Through Drawing This is something I may need more than my kids.  Whenever we sit down together to draw, I get immediate drawer’s block.  That’s a thing.  Really. Seriously, though, there’s something about staring at that blank page that … Continue reading

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Week 52: Practice Handwriting With Traceable Thank You Notes

Week 52: Practice Handwriting With Traceable Thank You Notes The holidays are over, and it’s time to write all those thank you notes! Involve your kids (even young ones!) by using this Letter Tracing Thank You Notes activity. You can enter … Continue reading

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Week 51: Learning To Navigate With Driving Directions

Week 51: Learning To Navigate With Driving Directions This activity was a surprise hit with my kids. Sometimes the amount of time my kids spend in the car just driving around town to do errands is over the top. I discovered … Continue reading

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Week 50: Learning Life Skills With a Bedtime Routine

Week 50: Learning Life Skills With a Bedtime Routine A consistent bedtime routine can make a huge difference for a kid. It helps them get to bed on time and get enough sleep It’s a chance to connect with your child … Continue reading

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Week 49: A Travel Christmas Gift for YOU!

Week 49: A Travel Christmas Gift for YOU! I love Christmas. Christmas decorations, Christmas trees, Christmas music, Christmas cookies, Christmas movies, Christmas puzzles, Christmas spirit. I drive my husband nuts. Since I’m in the giving spirit, I have a Christmas present … Continue reading

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Week 48: Write Your Christmas List

Week 48: Write Your Christmas List This is the sneakiest way ever to get your kids to do some writing practice. Have them write their Christmas List! To encourage good handwriting, especially for younger kids, you can print out some … Continue reading

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Week 47: Life Skills For Special Needs Kids

Week 47: Life Skills For Special Needs Kids I have a niece who has autism. Her name is Gaby, and she is a wonderful, smart, special girl, with lots of fun quirks and special needs that are all unique to her. … Continue reading

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Week 46: Grocery Alphabet Bingo

Week 46: Grocery Alphabet Bingo Alphabet Bingo is great for the grocery store – have your kids find an item at the store that starts with each letter and write it in the box. They will have fun while practicing: First … Continue reading

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Week 45: Learning From Holidays

Week 45: Learning From Holidays The holidays are a good time to get your kids to do some puzzles that are great learning opportunities and also fun! Your kids will practice hand-eye coordination, handwriting, spelling, and problem solving. In the spirit of the holidays, I’m … Continue reading

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