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How To Teach Prepositions (And Many Other Things)

How To Teach Everything

I know you all are very interested in prepositions, like in, out, around, and under, and I don’t want to do a bait and switch, but in explaining how to teach those tricky prepositions, it’s best to start with basics of good teaching. There are really only four steps to teach your young child any ... Read more...

Where We Are

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If you are a blog reader or Facebook user, you’ve probably already heard some noise about Facebook decreasing the number of posts you see in your feed. Based on Facebook stats, I’ve noticed fewer of you seeing my posts and interacting. I engage with my readers a ton on Facebook because I love the community ... Read more...

Why Your Toys Need A Makeover

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Audrey, our Little Stories Toy Makeover Contest Recipient, was overwhelmed and drowning in toys. She has a 3 year-old daughter and keeps two children (a 2 year-old and a 5 month-old) all throughout the week. As she and I sat down together over Skype to begin the Big Sort, the task seemed endless. She emptied ... Read more...

A Dog, The Classics, & A New Funky Fresh

Nursery Rhymes & Classic Tales

Charlie, our dog, is amazing. Someone once said that his gift to the world is his unflappable calm, and it is. Even in his younger days, you would never find Charlie jumping, licking, or wildly tail-wagging. That’s just not the kind of dog he is. Charlie is more of a lie down, watch with soft, ... Read more...

Rotating Toys, The Real Deal

Rotate Toys The Little Stories Way

This time I put my suggestions on rotating toys to the test. I put away all of the toys from the previous rotation and then I filled the shelves with what felt right. I didn’t count or think of what kind of toys I was putting out, because I wanted to see if the rotating ... Read more...