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Taboo Buzz’d will get ’em reading
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Taboo Buzz’d will get ’em reading

Here’s a really fun game that will get your kids reading, and they won’t even knowing they’re practising their reading. Best of all, this game is electronic, which will make kids like it even more. Taboo is a popular board game–Taboo Buzz’d is an electronic version of it. You have to get your partner(s) […]

Rory’s Story Cubes – simple, elegant literacy fun
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Rory’s Story Cubes – simple, elegant literacy fun

Here is a simple, elegant, wonderful game that’s great for: • Story-building • Fostering imagination • Putting events in sequence • Inspiration for writing a story • Staving off boredom while you’re waiting at a restaurant • General all-round silliness. There are nine dice. Each one has six simple pictures. For instance, a happy […]

Big on literacy… big on gross
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Big on literacy… big on gross

GROSS-ABULARY is very up-front about what it is. It’s a literacy game that’s gross. And we all know that kids—okay, especially boys—love gross. If your kid is “one of those,” then GROSS-ABULARY will be right up his alley. It’s a game about building gross sentences, using starter concepts like belch, armpit and […]

Reading Incentive: KidsCash
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Reading Incentive: KidsCash

Try KidsCash to get your kid reading. If you’re looking for an incentive to get your kid to read, you may want to take a look at KidsCash. I saw this product on Breakfast Television, and I think it could be applied really well to help encourage kids to read. […]

Dry-Erase Crayons
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Dry-Erase Crayons

Things that make you go “d’uh!” This is one of those inventions that you wish you’d thought of. Dry-erase crayons. How good is that? No mess, no smell, no drying out. But do they work? This is the best part – they really, really do work well. The colours are […]