Posts tagged "Reading"

The Zazoo: Building bilingual reading skills in young children

My five-year-old son is at magical age when letters become sounds and together they become words – words he can read on his own. All of a sudden, words are everywhere – hidden in plain sight. He delights in each word he’s able to string together as he reads it – at home, on the “L” train, along busy streets, at restaurants, or at school.... Read more »

The Magic of a Chicago Neighborhood Festival

There’s nothing like a good neighborhood festival in Chicago. And, if it’s got a ton for kids to do and enjoy, it’s even better – at least for a mom of two young boys like me. I love how just one visit to just one of Chicago’s amazing festivals can introduce you to a new... Read more »