Teach Children to Read

How To : Teach children to read when homeschooling

Learn how to teach your children to read and write the alphabet and basic words through phonics in this free home schooling and tutoring video series. Part 1 of 31 - How to Teach children to read when homeschooling. Teach children to read when homeschooling - Part 2 of 31. Cli ...more

How To : Teach children to read

Learn how to teach children to read with these video lessons. Teaching reading to kids has never been easier! Part 1 of 15 - How to Teach children to read. Teach children to read - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Teach children to read - Pa ...more

How To : Teach children to read

This video series will show you tips, techniques and information about how to teach your children to read and what methods are most useful in certain cases. Our expert, Debbie Noah, not only explains how children comprehend reading but also ways to make it fun for them and giv ...more

How To : Teach your child to read a clock

This video is a short video that can help you teach your child how to read a clock. It is simple and fun, the hand moves around the clock and the number flashes up brightly.

How To : Decorate a chocolate moose-shaped cupcake

Have you ever read the children's book "If You Give A Moose A Muffin"? The book is among one of a series that explores all the fantastical fun a kid can have when she/he tempts an unexpected animal with a yummy dessert. While you won't find us asking for a moose anytime soon, ...more

How To : Talk to your child about sex

The producers of this film should be applauded for their sensible approach in teaching parents how to talk to kids about sex. The awkward reading of cue cards and embarrassing situations will produce nervous giggles among even the most jaded audiences. This film was produced b ...more

How To : Make silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Study

Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Prepare Your Child For School

Academically Preparing Your Child For School Many parents are anxious when their child begins school for the first time, especially when he/she is the first child to leave the nest. Is my little one ready for school? What should my child know/be able to do before starting? Un ...more

How To : Help babies fall asleep

In order to help a bay to fall asleep you will need to establish a routine. The first step of a sleep routine is a warm bath. After you bathe the baby, you'll need to give the child a massage. Massage one body part at a time with baby lotion. To engage the child, you can name ...more

How To : Feed picky children

Every mom struggles with trying to ensure her kids get enough to eat and that they eat the right foods. We hear and read so much today about childhood obesity but in our house it is sometimes a struggle just to get the kids to eat. If you have a picky eater you know what I am ...more

How To : Sing a song about bubbles with a preschooler

For preschoolers a rhyming song with hand movements. Singing songs with your child is wonderful for many reasons. The most important reason is that singing is it is fun and children love to sing. Songs are great for increasing vocabulary and pronunciation. Using hand and body ...more

How To : Make children listen with their "listening ears"

In this video from CullensAbcs we learn a tip for how to children should listen with their "listening ears." This is taught by a girl and a gator puppet. She says to ask children to put on their listening ears so they can hear a story you are going to read to them or if you ha ...more

News : R-Rated Golden Books (For Adults Only)

Pixar animation artist Josh Cooley presents a series of drawings based on R-Rated movies in the style of G-Rated Golden Books (you remember, the children's books your parents probably read to you as a kid). Keep an eye on Cooley - his book, Movies R Fun, should be coming out l ...more

How To : Take a three years old's vital signs in nursing

Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to take a three year old child's vital signs. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to distract a child and read their vital sings. Ac ...more

How To : Fold a Simple Origami Mouse

This tutorial teaches you how to fold an origami mouse with an ordinary sheet of paper. This model is suitable for beginners and children. Origami is great for small kids as the only material needed is paper, no scissors or glue that could do harm! Profile: Design: tradition ...more

News : Uganda's Reaction to Kony 2012

The very people this humanitarian mission seeks to help are outraged at the portrayal of their problems and lands. In my previous post, I talked about how this new internet sensation is most probably a hoax designed to force us into a new war. Guess what? It was. "The viral K ...more

News : Planning a Scavenger Hunt Based on Age: Part 3

Still reading? Either your kids are not in diapers anymore or you're just curious. Either way, on to the next category of scavenger hunters. Six to nine years of age: Kids within this age bracket will require lots of assistance, however they shouldn't require somebody to acco ...more

How To : Make Homemade Vanilla Frosting from Scratch

This is a great quick and easy recipe and a great healthy alternative to store-bought frosting. My husband and children love this frosting, and it's also a hit at my PTA meetings. It goes great on cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or anything you desire to put frosting on. I made thi ...more

How To : Reuse outdated or old business cards in fun ways

If you've changed jobs or transferred your old Rolodex onto the computer, you will have a ton of left over business cards. Why not go green and reuse the cards as something unique? Check out this video for tips on what to do with all those tiny squares of paper. You Will Need ...more

How To : Teach reading to first grade home schoolers

If you are home schooling first graders, reading skills are very important for your lesson plans. Learn how to teach reading skills for home schooled children in this free education video. Part 1 of 14 - How to Teach reading to first grade home schoolers. Teach reading to firs ...more

How To : Interview And Choose A Nanny

Choosing a nanny or au pair for your children is a process that should be organized and performed carefully, to ensure you find someone who can be trusted, will contribute significantly to the development of your child and integrate well into your family. The step-by-step pro ...more

How To : Check for a fever accurately

Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help. You Will Need * A digital thermometer * Petroleum jelly Step 1: Choos ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

News : $26 Buys a Mouthful of Her Breast Milk!

So, apparently in our modernistic approach for child rearing "authenticity", it turns out there is a market for human breast milk. However, for a mother seeking the best for her child, it is impossible to know whether artificial milk or unidentified breast milk is healthier. T ...more

OL's Favorites : Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Products

Great Cleaning Products that Won't Leave You Feeling Dirty! After that delicious organic meal you served, you probably head to your kitchen to start washing your dirty dishes. Now before you reach for that dish soap, read whats on the back of its label. That bacteria killing ...more

How To : Make a custom faceplate for your Xbox 360

Looking to make your Xbox your own? Check out this tutorial for details on how to create your own custom designed faceplate and make a statement. You Will Need • The original faceplate • A drop cloth • Two colors of spray paint • A printout of an image • A sheet of acetat ...more

How To : Clean crayon marks off of painted walls

Don’t panic if you’ve got a budding Picasso at home—cleaning crayon off of painted walls is simple. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean crayon marks off of painted walls. You Will Need * A clean white rag * A clean sponge * Liquid dish detergent * A bowl or ...more

News : Book Review - The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller

I read Timothy Keller’s The Reason for God on the recommendation of a philosophical friend and before I had finished it I was adding Keller’s The Prodigal God to my list of books to read. Keller has a gift for succinct and wise writing. I believe he truly has his finger on whe ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Encourage a child's imagination

This series gives some great ideas on ways that you can nurture and encourage your child's imagination. The videos cover reading, pretending, music, exercises and environments like water and sand, that will all help your child be more creative. Part 1 of 20 - How to Encourage ...more

News : Comics, Why Aren't You Reading Them?

Well, why aren't you? They're all the rage in pop culture right now, what with The Avengers blowing away audiences and the finale to the Batman trilogy coming out soon. Not to mention that Marvel is remaking Spider-Man! The original is only like, what, less than ten years old? ...more

News : Mind Your Manners!

If you live in an urban environment, chances are that you've seen this: It's a program started by the FBI to prevent terrorism and general thievery in peaceful and innocent communities all around America. I myself have seen a lot of these, and my previous apartment community ...more

News : Sneak Nutrition Into Almost Any Food

Where We Go Wrong Nutritionally In our fifties we face numerous food challenges. We often choose to ignore them rather than face them head on. Here are the problems we face: We burn calories slower. Everything we put into our mouths seems to wind up someplace else: hips, thi ...more

News : Those important disclaimers

Any time you broach the subjects of natural or holistic health, you run into that gray murky area where you have to watch what you write and make sure you are not making any claims that the FDA does not approve. I actually don't want to delve too much into "curing" or "treati ...more

How To : Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the ye ...more

News : Facebook Privacy Settings

You could read through Facebooks Privacy Guide, but I found it a little confusing and a lot of people have been asking me for specific settings. SO here are some screenshots of the privacy settings so you can find where everything is located really easily! Click privacy setti ...more

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