Excellence in Education

Alphabet Flash Cards

Alphabet Flash Cards

Guest blog post by Amy Kelly, Kindergarten teacher I was able to use the School Zone Alphabet flashcards in my kindergarten classroom for the past two weeks. These flashcards are simple, but an excellent tool to have in the classroom! I’ve used the flashcards to quiz my students on letters and letter sounds, run quick(…)

Assault:  The Crippled Champion

Assault: The Crippled Champion

Assault: The Crippled Champion: The King Ranch Racehorse How would a small, stumbling colt with the tough name “Assault” tell his own story of courage and victory? In this delightful true account of King Ranch’s champion racehorse, Marjorie Parker involves her young readers in the life of the Texas thoroughbred who ran on two hooves(…)

Oobleck Slime and Dancing Spaghetti

Oobleck Slime and Dancing Spaghetti

Oobleck, Slime & Dancing Spaghetti: Twenty Terrific at Home Science Experiments Inspired by Favorite Children’s Book. Combining classic children’s literature with fun kitchen science experiments, this handbook is an ideal resource for parents or teachers who want to instill a cross-curricular approach to educating their children. A wide range of experiments are featured, including how(…)

Words by the Handful

Words by the Handful

Here at Mom-Spot.com we are the lucky recipient of books from several publishing houses and countless authors.  As a proponent of literacy and reading with our kids, we are launching our Reading Recommendation lists this month.  Lists are broken down by age and are linked to our reviews of the books.  The lists also include(…)

Helping Your Child Learn To Read: 5 Skills Your Child Must Learn

Good reading skills are very important for children to develop as they enter Kindergarten or first grade. Understanding the best way to help your child develop these skills requires focusing on a few key reading comprehension concepts: Verbal language skills Listening skills Letter recognition Phonological skills Writing skills All five of these concepts are important,(…)

Mom Invented Sleevie Savers

Mom Invented Sleevie Savers

Have you ever seen a product and thought – Genius!  That is exactly what I did when I saw Katie Bell and Lauren Bryson’s innovation, Sleevie Savers. The moms were tired of rolling up their children’s sleeves for meal time and art projects, and having them get stretched and ruined. These wonderful mom invented, american(…)