How to Celebrate Father’s Day

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It is always good to say Thank you to others, and even more so to people whose efforts and personal sacrifices in our lives often go largely unnoticed – mothers, fathers and teachers. Their roles are so very important in society, as illustrated by the words of erstwhile Indian president and scientist, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam: If a country …

Mother’s Day 2018

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Dear Proud Parents, This Mother’s Day, we’re thankful for mothers from all over the world. We just want to say a huge thank you for all your hard work, dedication, patience and love! To celebrate, we’re giving you our free Storybook Coloring Compilation gift! This gift includes coloring pages from 3 of our fun and adventurous Kids vs Life stories. …

Teacher Appreciation Week

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It’s time for Teacher Appreciation Week again! Annually, this falls over the first full week of May and this year, the dates are May 6 to May 12. Teacher Appreciation Day is observed on the first Tuesday in the first full week of May, which will be May 8 in 2018. If your child loves their teacher and is blossoming …

Women’s History Month

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Women’s history month is celebrated annually during the month of March, and its purpose is to highlight the positive roles women have played in the world – be it in politics, art, sport, science, or other fields. Many inspirational women have played a part and had key roles in changing our modern day society and thinking. Women’s History Month was …

Spring

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Winter’s gone, snow is melting and temperatures are rising. It’s the start of a magical new season – it’s the start of spring!  Suddenly the world around us comes alive with vibrant colours and new life. After being indoors all winter, the kids can’t wait to get outside and soak up some beautiful spring sunshine and fresh air. Spring for …

President’s Day in the United States

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Some say the President of the United States of America is one of the most powerful people in the world. To honor and commemorate the lives and contributions of the 44 U.S. presidents every year, President’s Day is an annual celebration in the US that falls on the third Monday of February. It is also a national holiday. This year, …

How To Enjoy Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

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Different people celebrate Valentine’s Day in different ways, often with romantic partners, or with spouses, but what can one do on Valentine’s Day for kids? It has not been traditional for children to be involved in Valentine’s Day celebrations, but these days the customs for Valentine’s Day are changing and many parents struggle to find activities to do with their …

3 Critical Benefits of Reading in Helping Students Learn and Master STEM Subjects

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Why is the STEM Curriculum So Important to Your Child’s Future Success? If you have a child on the verge of starting kindergarten, then you’ve probably been coming across a lot of information about STEM in your research.  So what is the STEM curriculum and why do you need to worry about it?  STEM is an acronym that stands for: …

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Top 9 Animal Books by Red Cat Reading!

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Are your young kids obsessed with animals?! At Red Cat Reading we know all about that! Kids can learn so much about science and different countries around the world when they’re reading about animals. What are your child’s favourite animals? Let us know in the comments below…   1. Pets This simple level 1 book is the best place to start …

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Summer Reading Sale! Don’t Let Your Kids Suffer From “Summer Reading Loss”…

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Summer Learning Loss Did you know that your child — and all children — get hit with “Summer Learning Loss”? Simply put, they mentally “lose” what they learned and practiced in school. If your child was finally making a breakthrough with reading… summer inactivity can reverse their hard-earned grades and overall intelligence. This learning loss can actually follow children up …

Red Cat Reading Summer Reading Lists for Kindergarten and First Grade

Red Cat Reading Summer Reading Lists for Kindergarten and First Grade

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It’s coming up to the big summer holiday break, and you may be wondering how to motivate your kids to keep reading and learning. The best way is to encourage curiosity and a love of reading in your child. But of course this is often easier said than done!   Why does your child need a summer reading list? It’s a well-known fact that kids can …

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2 Reasons Why Parental Responsibility is So Critical to a Child’s Education

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Teachers Should Not Be the Only Ones Responsible for a Child’s Education Young children rely heavily upon their parents for emotional, physical, and financial support. But when it comes to support in school, parental responsibility is often ceded to teachers.  Early child education requires role models, educators and people of authority to help teach children and establish a productive learning environment. …

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Why it’s So Important for Your Child to Learn More at Home

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Today, online learning is considered vital to many professions and it has increased exponentially over the past few years. It’s a good idea to help children get used to learning online to help their school studies as well as their future careers. They’ll also learn some extra skills: Independent problem-solving skills Research skills Time-management skills   Children who learn from home …

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Celebrate World Book Day with Red Cat Reading

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Reading is a fundamental part of childhood, and remains important throughout their lifetime. To celebrate the books, authors, and illustrators that bring us these tools that spark imagination, we have World Book Day! This day is celebrated around the world, with different events held at schools, libraries, bookstores, and communities. World Book Day was designated by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, …

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with Your Kids

Celebrate Read Aloud Day with Creative Activities

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Words are the key to so many parts of our day-to-day lives. From signs along the road to books, menus and social media. A life without the use of words would be very difficult. Sadly, there are many in our world that do not have the luxury of understanding the written word. Read Aloud Day is a day when we …

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You Helped Us Reach 1 Million Downloads! + New Free Download Center

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Hello parents! Over 1,000,059 Red Cat Reading Books have been downloaded on iTunes. That’s a lot of kids reading and a lot of proud parents! Thank you for your support. “Reading is the #1 key to your child’s success. Once your child is reading faster, they’ll be learning just about everything faster!” So, what does that mean for you & your …

Red Cat Reading – New Year Reading Resolutions

New Year Reading Resolutions

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Reading resolutions are a fun and purposeful way to start the year and keep your child motivated. Why not think of some fun reading goals your child will be able to stick to? That way they’ll gain confidence and enjoy reading more and more! Brainstorm some goals together – you can start first to get the ball rolling. Write or print out …

Red Cat Reading – Reading Level Assessment

How My Child Almost Got Left Behind in Class!

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Learning to read opens doors up to books, the Internet, and a world filled with information your child needs to succeed at school and life. How does a reading assessment play a vital role in your child’s education? Read on to find out… Why Proper Reading Level Assessment is So Critical to Your Child Learning How to Read: Assessments Help Teachers …