Remember Dick and Jane? The Bob books? Well, welcome Pat, the curly-haired girl who stars in the beginning reader books featured on the website Rime to Read. We recently got to meet Pat, along with cat, rat, and all their friends through these virtual books.[FYI: A "rime" is different from a "rhyme" in that rimes are word families (at, bat, cat) while rhymes are words that sound alike but … [Read more...] about TOS Crew Review: Rime to Read
I had trouble logging into my account due to some security/firewall update issues. Time4Learning provided step-by-step instructions on how to correct this problem quickly and easily, thank goodness. I had to change a few settings within my firewall and then I was up and running again.This week I had the chance to check out the Parent Forums at Time4Learning. They're a great place to ask … [Read more...] about TOS Crew Review: TIME4LEARNING (Part 3)
For those of you who follow The Old Schoolhouse reading blog, you'll recognize the character Splish, a little frog growing up in the fictional world of Bliss Hollow. He is now the central character in a beginning reader book called And Then Mama Said, It Takes Time to Learn to Read by Gena Suarez. (Gena Suarez, along with her husband Paul, is the publisher of The Old Schoolhouse magazine.)Splish … [Read more...] about TOS Crew Review: And Then Mama Said, It Takes Time to Learn to Read
Get Ready for the Usborne Books BLACK FRIDAY Sale that is sure to get everyone in the Holiday Spirit! Save money, time and gas while getting great gifts for yourself, friends, and family. Choose from titles like That's Not My Snowman, See Inside Your Body, plus Activity Books, Baby Books, Games, and Classic Holiday Titles everyone loves.Sale runs from Friday, Nov. 28 at 12:00 a.m. through Monday, … [Read more...] about More Black Friday weekend deals!
This year as we begin to decorate for the Christmas season, we have something new to add to our tradition: a Tales of Glory Nativity set from One2Believe. It's a 17-piece PVC kid-friendly Nativity, one that is actually meant to be played with rather than just for display like most Nativities. Included in the set are: Baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, the stable, two female angels, two shepherds, three … [Read more...] about TOS Crew Review: ONE2BELIEVE NATIVITY SET