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Product Review-Addition and Subtraction Lapbook-Knowledge Box Central

Product Review-Addition and Subtraction Lapbook-Knowledge Box Central

Product Review-Addition and Subtraction Lapbook-Knowledge Box Central Product Review Knowledge Box Central Has your child been having a difficult time memorizing and learning their addition and subtraction facts?  Get your child to memorize addition and subtraction facts while having fun with the Addition & Subtraction Basic Facts Games Lapbook! This product review-addition and subtraction lapbook by Knowledge Central is the perfect product for your child! Description The Addition & Subtraction Basic Games Lapbook is a book that consists of 4 games that teach basic math facts.  The lapbook has to be put together by an adult or with your child.  Although, it does need to be assembled, there are very detailed directions that make it easy.  Another option is to purchase a lapbook base from Knowledge Box instead of putting it together. (Very nice plus to save time and get working quicker) The ordering process is very simple.  Once you order online, you will receive a downloadable copy sent to your email.   The 58 pages will include: Teacher’s Guide Facts Charts Games Information Additional Activity Suggestions Student Instructions Lapbook Base Assembly Booklet Assembly Booklet Templates   This product is well suited for grades kindergarten through 2nd grade.  It can be used for any child having difficulty with basic facts. Intermediate grades 3rd through 5th can use the Addition & Subtraction lapbook to review math facts. Your child will get an opportunity to learn basic math facts through interactive games and constant repetition.   Positives Knowledge Box provides very organized and clear instructions that make assembly of the base easy.   Knowledge Box Central also offers tutorials on how to put together the...
Essay Writing Software- Grammarly Review

Essay Writing Software- Grammarly Review

Essay Writing Software-Grammarly Review Now that school has resumed, the assignments start.  One area of instruction is writing.  Once your child has entered the upper grades more detailed writing is expected.  Recently, I discovered an essay writing software, Grammarly, that promises to have your child’s papers, essays, reviewed and edited.  Your child will personally feel confident because they will have taken an extra step to ensure high-quality writing material. Features  Corrects basic & advanced errors for complete confidence in your writing 250+ points of grammar Sentence structure Style checks Vocabulary enhancement The World’s Best Grammar Checker Document type checker There is a support system who returns responses very quickly. Review After subscribing and using Grammarly, I found it to be extremely helpful in detecting grammar and spelling mistakes.  One feature that I found especially helpful is the online editor.  It lets you store all of your documents and access them anytime you need. The Grammarly online tool assists in punctuation, sentence structure, and style.  Grammarly can be used not just to correct your child’s mistakes, but it can be used as a learning tool to reinforce why that sentence structure and style may not have worked. Although, I believe that Grammarly is highly effective in detecting many mistakes in writing, it is best to use it as a final step prior to submitting any academic paper.  Prior to using Grammarly, I would suggest having your child proofread their work.  It will allow them to learn more about their writing style and the adjustments needed for improvements.   One disadvantage of Grammarly Premium is it is not supported on Mac.  However,...
Have a Party with Melissa & Doug Toys!

Have a Party with Melissa & Doug Toys!

Have a Party with Melissa & Doug Toys! Description Have a part with Melissa & Doug Toys!  Melissa & Doug Birthday Party Cake is a simple wooden toy fosters creative play and is a wonderful addition to imaginary kitchens everywhere. Use the wooden spatula to serve the cake and the fake candles to make a wish. Melissa & Doug Birthday Party Cake makes an excellent birthday gift for future bakers. Most children love to play in pretend kitchens with play food. They can spend hours creating pretend delicacies for their parents or stuffed animals to eat. There is a big market nowadays for play food and play kitchens but unfortunately much of it is made with potentially toxic plastics that could have BPA or phthalates. Melissa and Doug toys makes wooden food that is not only more sustainable and safe they are some of the cutest sets you will ever see! One of their most adorable sets is the Birthday Party Cake. Advantages It is a colorful wood cake that is cut in slices and held together with Velcro. Kids can pretend to cut and serve slices to their party guests by using the wooden spatula. The cake is adorned with delectable toppings such as strawberries, jellybeans, and gumdrops and has wooden candles to wish upon. All children love birthday parties so this toy creates a little bit of that magic every time they play with it. Every day can be a Happy Birthday! Comes in a wooden box that is easy for storing all the pieces. It is really easy to stack them and keep all the pieces...
Leap Frog Tag Reading System-Learning to Read

Leap Frog Tag Reading System-Learning to Read

Leap Frog Tag Reading System-Learning to Read With Leap Frog Tag Reading System-learning to read will provide hours of fun along with reading instruction.  Children love to hear funny voices and experiment with words and language.  You child is sure to improve their reading skills with LeapFrog® Tag Reading System (16 MB)   Description A unique touch and talk device that brings stories to life, the LeapFrog® Tag Reading System (16 MB) works with a library of books and games from Leap Frog. Funny voice-overs and cool sound effects add to the fun of discovery, helping ensure that children four to eight love the way this interactive, educational system boosts their confidence and their reading level.   Review This product is great for moms that are trying to get their kids to love reading. It is also great for keeping younger kids entertained in an educational way.   Leap Frog Tag Reading System will teach your child: Reading from Left to Right (Directionality) Vocabulary expansion Improves listening skills We have been using the LeapFrog® Tag Reading System (16 MB) for several months now and continue to love it. We bought the tag pen along with 3 starter books. I signed up for an online account, downloaded the audios for our books, synced the audios with the Tag pen and off kids went, to listen. The Tag pen reads the book to the kids and uses audio cues to tell them when to turn the page. You can hook the pen up to earphones if it is hard to hear.  LeapFrog® Tag Reading System (16 MB) works with a library of books...
Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack)

Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack)

A reinvention of classic wooden toy car for the iPod age, Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack  is a fusion of heirloom craftsmanship and ultra-modern styling transformed into a mix-and-match design system that allows kids to create their own unique car styles.     Little boys usually love to take things apart and put them together again. They also usually love cars and trucks. Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack  is a toy concept that takes these two ideas and puts them together to help boys (or girls) create and invent new vehicles. Usually creative building type toys are plastic because it is just easier to make interchangeable parts in plastic than in wood. Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack manages to deliver a natural building toys made of wood and plastic, the best of both worlds. The majority of the vehicle is wood that comes apart in sections and the plastic parts like the wheels, windows, and people are plastic and interchangeable so that with just a few cars or trucks you can create a variety of customized vehicles. You can alternate colors and body pieces so that the design possibilities are endless. Boys and girls like cars like Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack cars and trucks. They can play for hours designing new cars and trucks. The quality of these cars is excellent too. These vehicles will stand up to rough play, even if they get sent crashing down the staircase at high speeds daily. Automoblox Mini S9/Mini C9/Mini T9 (3-Pack get high ratings from me because they at least partially use sustainable materials. They are quality toys...

Creative Play-Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up Doll

 Melissa & Doug Deluxe 27-Piece Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up  is an innovative combination of magnets and wood. This dress-up set is sure to provide hours of imaginative play. Magnetic dress-up doll includes stand and loads of colorful, magnetic outfits and accessories for pretend play.The concept of playing with paper dolls has been reinvented with Melissa & Doug Deluxe 27-Piece Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up. Instead of using paper that can tear easily and need to be discarded, this set uses durable wood for the doll body and a wooden stand so that dressing is a snap. The different pieces of clothing (27 pieces) are all magnetic so that all a child needs to do is place the clothing on top of the body. This makes it incredibly easy for small hands to dress up their dolls. Melissa & Doug Deluxe 27-Piece Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up with a variety of clothing options with tutus, blouses, slippers, and crowns in a variety of colors and styles. Ballet enthusiasts will love to play with her.  My own daughter loves to play with Nina Ballerina often and finds this dress-up doll much easier to play with and dress than paper dolls.  I like the fact that it is made of wood and it is very durable. It also comes with a nice wooden box to store the doll in with compartments for all her clothing. The pieces are small and can get lost easily so this is a nice feature.  The only disadvantage to the Melissa & Doug Deluxe 27-Piece Nina Ballerina Magnetic Dress-Up is that you are not able to add on to...