What's For Dinner?
Make dinner time, family time!
Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!
Play a round robin game by reciting nursery rhymes or other poems the members of your family know from memory.
Memorization skills are extremely important for success in school. Most of us enjoy reciting nursery rhymes. Parents and older children, I'll bet you can pull some from the deep recesses of your memory that the younger members of your family have never even heard!
Search engine tip: Are you trying to remember a poem but only snatches of it come to the surface of your mind? Try a quotation mark search. "Hey diddle diddle" typed into the search bar will find pages containing that group of words in that order. Great for also finding song lyrics! (Remember to include the quotation marks.)
How many nursery rhymes can you recite?
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What factors are involved in learning to read? At what stages are the members of your family? (Don’t say done! Unless you know all of the words in the dictionary, you are still learning.)
Being a good reader includes:
Learning to read
Can you solve
Alex's Mystery Picture?