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 Paperbacks

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In Games for Learning, Peggy Kaye, renowned teacher and author, gives parents more than seventy original, entertaining, and slyly educational ways to help their children master crucial learning skills - in just ten minutes a day. 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. There's fun here for both parent and child alike--plus skills that will lead to success in school and enhance any youngster's self-esteem.

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

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

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
August 1991
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374522865
ISBN10: 0374522863
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 272 pages
$18.00
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