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Games for Learning Ten Minutes a Day to Help Your Child Do Well in School—From Kindergarten to Third Grade

Peggy Kaye

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

0374522863

9780374522865

Trade Paperback

272 Pages

$18.00

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In Games for Learning, Peggy Kaye, renowned teacher and author, gives educators and parents more than seventy original, entertaining, and slyly educational ways to help their children master crucial learning skills. The games cover all the important areas of the school curriculum from kindergarten to third grade: reading, writing, spelling, mathematics, logical thinking, even science, history, and geography. Games for Learning also includes a "Note to Teachers" which shows how to make these games part of school life.

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"Forget about flash cards, extra workbooks, or expensive learning machines. Games for Learning gives you a repertoire of quick and entertaining math, language, and logic games you can play at home, in a waiting room , or in a restaurant. A playful resource for busy parents.—Joanne Oppenheim, author of The Elementary School Handbook

"Peggy Kaye's new book is full of ingenious learning games that give you a delightful and educationally valuable way to share ten minutes a day with your child."—Herbert Kohl, author of 36 Children

"Here's my highest praise. I'm going to give Games for Learning to each of my adult children because I want my grandchildren to grow up playing these games. This book is a joyful friend to parents, children, teachers—and all learners."—Priscilla L. Vail, author of Smart Kids with School Problems and The World of the Gifted Child

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Peggy Kaye is a reading and math tutor in New York City. She has a master's degree in early-childhood education from Columbia University's Teachers College and has taught in both public and private schools. She is the author, as well, of Games for Writing, Games for Reading and Games for Math.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Peggy Kaye

  • Peggy Kaye is a reading and math tutor in New York City. She has a master's degree in early-childhood education from Columbia University's Teachers College and has taught in both public and private schools. She is the author of Games for Writing and Games for Reading.
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