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Over 15 Graphic Novels your Elementary School Child will Love

This collection of graphic novels for elementary school children is the perfect way to find a title that will engage your youngest readers. But don’t be surprised when older children find themselves immersed in these titles as well.

And while it’s true that an engaging graphic novel is a great way to encourage a reluctant reader, don’t limit these delightful, visual stories to your reluctant readers.

Everyone will benefit from learning to use their brains in a new when reading a graphic novel, even adults.

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Games, Homelife, Homeschooling, Math

Math Games Your Teens and Tweens will Actually Enjoy

I am a big believer that ALL games teach valuable skills, but this list does focus on math games that your teen and tween will enjoy. These games reinforce math skills and are some of the games we return to again and again simply because they are fun.

The following list was created in the spirit of playing games that focus on specific subject areas. But please don’t play games that make you miserable, even if they do “teach math”.

Deal?

Ok. Then on with the list.

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Homelife, Homeschooling

Parent Guide to Studio Ghibli Films

When most English speakers think of an animated movie, they usually think of Disney and Pixar. While these powerhouses deserve their fame, in Japan you’d get a very different answer: “Studio Ghibli.”

Adults and children alike enjoy these creative anime films, but here in the United States, many parents have no idea what to expect when it comes to Studio Ghibli films.

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