The 4 Most Important Skills You Can Teach in Any Language

The 4 Most Important Skills

Did you know that every language is made up of four essential parts?

Do you know what they are?

If you are thinking of reading, writing, spelling and grammar, you are only partly right.

The four parts that I’m thinking of are valuable skills for effective communication in English or any other language.

Have you guessed what they are?

The four important skills for any and all languages are

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Homeschool Story Time: Week 9

Homeschool Story Time Week 9

Hi and welcome to Homeschool Story Time: Week 9.

Peterlin is an adventuresome young chick who wants to see the world.

His mother tells him that he’s not ready.

What happens when, one day, Peterlin decides to go on a journey by himself?

Find out.

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Shapes Books for Preschoolers

Shapes Books for Preschoolers

Circles. Squares. Triangles. Rectangles. Ovals. Stars.

Can your small fry identify these shapes?

Shape identification is another important concept that you’ll want to teach your preschooler for several reasons. For one thing, the world is made up of shapes (and colors). Shape recognition also leads to letter and number recognition because these characters are made up of shapes and lines. And knowing shapes is important for later math skills.

Fortunately there are plenty of picture books about shapes that you can share with your little one. What follows is a list

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Save BIG on Curriculum at Currclick’s Easter Sale

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Currclick is having an Easter Sale!

This week and next you can save 10 – 60% on homeschool curriculum, educational resources, and live classes!

Our shop, Warm Hearts Publishing (referral link), is also participating in this sale so you can get our copywork, games, puzzles, preschool activity pack, Spanish learning packs, Reader’s Theater scripts, bulletin board decorations and more for 60% off!

Currclick is also having an egg hunt during this sale!

There are 10 Easter-themed freebies hidden behind blue, pink, green, and yellow Easter eggs (see the images below). Hunt the Currclick site to find these little surprises and get your free products.

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Homeschool Story Time: Week 8

Homeschool Story Time Week 8

Welcome to Homeschool Story Time: Week 8.

Today’s story is about a donkey named Jack who is sold to a new owner.

At first he is very lonely in his new home. However, something Jack does changes his circumstances forever.

Keep reading to find out what happens.

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Safe Chapter Books for Young Readers

Safe Chapter Books for Young Readers

Do you have any children between the ages of 6 and 8 that are advanced readers?

By advanced, I mean that they are ready to read chapter books.

I had children like that. Both of mine learned to read early and got interested in chapter books at an early age.

This was both wonderful and difficult. Wonderful because they were such good readers. Difficult because it isn’t always easy to find suitable chapter books for young readers.

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A Complete List of Beatrix Potter Books

A Complete List of Beatrix Potter Books

“Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were — Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter.”

You probably recognize that sentence.

It’s the opening phrase to the well-known children’s book by Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

You may have read that book as a child and/or read it aloud to your own children.

If you haven’t shared it with your children, I highly recommend it as well as the other wonderful “Tales” that Beatrix Potter wrote and illustrated. They are an

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Use This Method That Jesus Used to Teach Your Kids

Use This Method That Jesus Used to Teach Your Kids

Jesus knew how to teach well.

He knew how to reach his audience and make the concepts he was trying to convey to them clear.

Of course, being God, definitely gave him a distinct advantage when it comes to knowing HOW to teach well.

After all, God made us. He made our minds. He knows how they work. Therefore, it would stand to reason that

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Homeschool Story Time: Week 7

Homeschool Story Time Week 7

Welcome to Homeschool Story Time: Week 7.

I hope you are having a wonderful homeschool year.

Practice makes perfect, and learning to do something perfectly well has its own rewards.

The main character in the story this week learns how to do something well and is rewarded by it in an interesting situation.

Keep reading to find out how it all comes about.

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St. Patrick’s Day Books for Your Little Leprechauns

St Patricks Day Books for Your Little Leprechauns

Do you have little Leprechauns in your house?

I don’t mean the kind that where green hats and bury pots of gold.

I mean the kind that cuddle in your lap as you read them a story.

They spread a luck of a special kind in your home…LOVE.

If you have any of those lovable Leprechauns in your

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