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You can enter to WIN one of two FREE one-year subscriptions to Ooka Island at http://thisbirdsday.com/win-ooka-island/ ENDS JANUARY 4. From kindergarten to grade three of a child's life is extremely important for developing a strong literacy understanding. In a previous post, I shared that nearly half of Canadians aged 16 to 65 fall below the [...]

What if you could give a gift that kids would actually play with during the year? Now, what if that gift could also help them improve their ability to read? According to Statistics Canada, nearly half of Canadians aged 16 to 65 fall below the minimum reading level required to function well at work and [...]

Learning to read is so important. It's such a simple concept. Just learn to read, right? For some kids it is easy. They love books, and they understand how words sound and fit together. For others, it's not as simple as that. Our seven year old is struggling right now. Not because she can't read. [...]