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10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun

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Summer Reading for Kids, Boy mailing a letter he learned to write

Be a Pen Pal


Writing letters is becoming a lost art. Children of any age can keep in touch with a relative or friend by writing letters or postcards about their latest adventures. Help your younger child sound out and spell tough words; give older children grammar and spelling edits. The best part of sending fun snail mail will be getting some in return — hopefully!

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August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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