15-min. ideas

Dial-a-story
15-min. ideas

Dial-a-story

I’m recording some books on CD for our school. It (and another mom in the schoolyard) reminded me that the Metro Toronto Public Library has a wonderful service. It’s Dial-a-Story, and all you have to do is phone a number — and let your child listen. Every day there is […]

A cool way to get kids reading
15-min. ideas Games Toys

A cool way to get kids reading

Your child’s Nintendo DS is a reading tool. Betchya didn’t know that. And maybe your child doesn’t either. And just maybe you’re about to be the coolest parent ever. Well, this week. Your child loves the DS, right? Well, there’s a “PICTOCHAT” function that lets two DSs talk back and […]