Wikki Stix Alphabet review by Mommyhood Moments

Emily says, “Alexis is a hands-on learner. However she doesn’t necessarily like when I try to teach her how to write her letters. With Wikki Stix, she looks at it as something she cam do independently. As she uses her fine motor skills to bend the slightly tacky stix, she is learning how to shape letters without the frustration of having to have mommy help her with a pen/pencil.” Read more of her review at Mommyhood Moments.

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Wikki Stix Alphabet review by Educating Everywhere

Jess says, “…one of my favorite things about Timberdoodle curriculum is that it is FUN and the girls don’t necessarily see it as “doing schoolwork.”  Wikki Stix Alphabet totally fits into that category!  The girls love it and choose it during free play time, in addition to when we work it into school time.” Read the rest of her review at Educating Everywhere.

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Are Phonics Taught in Spelling You See?

A Guest Post by Jean Soyke. We’re often asked if Spelling You See uses phonics to teach spelling. Learn how Spelling You See’s use of phonics differs from most other programs. It’s fun to be at a homeschooling convention and watch someone leaf through a Spelling You See book for the first time. The puzzled looks are often followed by questions such as: • Where are the lists? • How do you know which words to teach? • Are there tests? • Does this program use phonics to teach spelling? Are Phonics Taught in Spelling You See? The last question […]

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Review: Easy Grammar by Mommy Octopus

Are you looking for a way to work on grammar with your child? Or maybe a way to refresh grammar rules for yourself? Then you should check out Easy Grammar Plus. But don’t take it from me. Let Mommy Octopus tell you about it over on her blog review. She said, “We highly recommend Easy Grammar.  I’ve seen huge improvements in my children’s writing and they understand more about grammar from using this book….,” but had a lot of other things to say about it too. So click here and head over to read the rest to learn more about it […]

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