Sing into Reading: the Blog

Little ones love literacy.

Music is magic! 

Write Every Day

 

Write every day. 

Happy World Literacy Day!

Keep singing,

Risa

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Stories of Overcoming Obstacles

 

This blog is just for the grown ups.

We are dealing with a lot of changes right now. We can prepare our children and ourselves with stories of triumph and overcoming obstacles.

Keep singing,

Risa

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Telling Small Moment Stories

 

Telling stories is how we contextualize and make sense of our world. 

Last week, I talked about the importance of telling fairy tales and folk tales. I referenced Bruno Bettleheim's Uses of Enchantment. Going through difficult scenarios and emotions in stories prepares us to go through them in real life. 

Today I share a small moment story with you from my childhood, "All Sandy." 

Tell your small moment stories. Tell stories to your little ones about when you were little.

Keep singing,

Risa

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Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

 

In this blog, I talk about how important it is - not just to read stories to our children - but also to tell them. Stories help us make sense of the world, and boost our emotional intelligence. In particular, fairy tales and folk tales teach us coping skills and prepare us for difficult emotions and situations in life.

After talking about folk tales, I tell one, and sing it.

I mentioned story startes and closers. You can find a great list of story starters HERE, and story closers HERE

Keep telling stories.

Keep singing,

Risa

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Sing Every Day

 

"I sing every day of my life.

I hope you do too."

Keep singing,

Risa

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Daily Read Alouds

 

Please read to your child every day. 

In this blog, I talk about three benefits of reading to your little one every day: literacy, learning, and love.

Keep singing,

Risa

 

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