Prevent the dreaded summer slide and let your kids curl up with a cool lemonade and one of these books, suggested by children’s literature experts at The Horn Book.
Learning moments abound during daily activities outside of school. Use these opportunities to hang on to reading, writing and math skills over the summer and get a jump on next term.
If one artist’s work forms the roots of independent kids’ music (aka “kindie”), that artist is Raffi. His 1976 release Singable Songs for the Very Young featured simple melodies and concepts parents and kids could share, and Raffi raised the visibility of kids’ music away from commercial tie-ins.
Many parents don’t plan or know where, when and how to start saving for college. College provides years of discovery and growth but comes with a hefty price tag and annual tuition costs continue to rise.
Giving kids the responsibility to stay home alone can be a positive, confidence-building experience — a rite of passage.
Find great book recommendations for kids from early readers through teens in this list of favorites from The Horn Book Magazine.
For inquisitive minds, these books offer both visual interest and a wealth of knowledge on history, animals and inventions.
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