So I got 3 people in my class reading the maze runner series and it just makes me really happy and I annoy them asking what part they're at, who their favourite character is and who they hate and worst of all I keep showing them funny pictures of things.
Magical thinking and kids: "Why don't wishes come true?"
Wise advice for talking to children who love to make wishes -- but finally realize their wishes aren't coming true. This mama crafts a story for her daughter about 3 kinds of wishes and how anyone can make them come true. Read the article.
Judy Blume: Parents worry too much about what children read
"Belclaire House: Suzeday Tuesday: Children's Rooms and Bunk Rooms" -- This is the only true reading nook at the click-through, but there are several curtained bunk beds with shelves and lights that simply demand curling up with a book!
Motivating Kids to Read: Studies show what common sense tells us: the more kids read, the better they read and the more pleasure they get out of reading. Unfortunately, the reverse also holds true: children who read very little usually have poor reading skills. Reading is a struggle for them, and they avoid it whenever possible.