They are important. We all learn by connecting the dots. When we relate to a story, experience or another person, it’s interesting and fun! Here are some activities you can check out that connect to my books.
Ever wanted to write a monster or adventure story or use alliteration in a poem? Lots of tips for fun writing here!
http://www.goodcharacter.com/TeacherResources.html – This site contains useful material to assist in educating for character
http://www.starfall.com – This site teaches letters, sound and reads stories to your child as they follow allow with highlighted text.
http://www.tumblebooks.com – Features animated talking picture books that teach young children the joy of reading in a format they love.
http://ziggityzoom.com – Family fun crafts, games and parent blog
http://4kids.org – Learning site with the latest techy activities!
http://gws.ala.org – Many websites from animals to science to history
http://www.Apples4theTeacher.com – Teachers! Parents! Check out this great site for free teaching resources including lesson plan and seasonal ideas, printables and more!
Happy Birthday Author – a fun website for parents and teachers to use when studying authors!
Seussville – Calling all Dr. Seuss lovers to this great website. (Remember to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday every Mar. 2 and join the NEA celebration of Read Across America)
https://writeforkids.org – for adults who wish to write for kids
https://www.scribblitt.com – for kids, teachers, classes; free access to creating stories, comics, and illustrations
https://storybird.com – write, share, read with the other 9 million in this online community. FREE!
Thinking of a Writing Career? – writing basics and tips for all ages; career options, education, skills, editing, self-publishing, and more!
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