Fun-Time Phonics Software Review

I’m trying to get my 4 year old interested in learning the alphabet and all of the different phonemes that are out there.  My goal is to get him reading sometime in the next year.  From my experience with my older 3 kids, I know that it’s important to appeal to his learning style to […]

Spencer Learning Ultimate Phonics Reading Program

It seems like I’m always in the middle of teaching phonics to at least one of my children, so the opportunity to review the Spencer Learning Ultimate Phonics Reading Program came in handy. It is a computer software program that you download to your laptop or desktop computer, which needs to be running Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, […]

Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar Review

I’ve been working on reading and writing a lot with my two youngest sons over the past several months.  Our latest review was sent to us by just2ducks LLC.  They provided us with Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar from jollyliteracy.com In our package, we received several resources, including: Jolly Phonics Teacher’s Book in print letters Jolly Phonics Student Book 1, […]

Talking Shapes Online Phonics Program – Review

We were recently given a review subscription to a new program from Talking Fingers Inc. called Talking Shapes: A Supplemental Curriculum for Early Literacy. Talking Shapes is a game that we played on our computer in a browser.  It is designed to teach children, roughly ages 3-6, about the alphabet and phonograms. The approach uses fun videos, lots […]

Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program (sponsored)

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. My 5 year old has a late September birthday, so he is technically pre-kindergarten aged.  However, since we homeschool, I am having him work on math and reading […]