Thanksgiving is next week! Make it special… Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you’re probably pulling out old turkey recipes or clipping new ones from magazines. But instead of going through the holiday-planning motions, why not do something a little different this year? Here are a few ideas from all of us here at… Continue reading Thanksgiving is next week! Make it special…
Holiday Gifts Can be Cheap and Cherished Looking for ideas for inexpensive holiday gifts but don’t want to disappoint your child? We’ve come up with a few suggestions to keep you out of debt—and out of the doghouse (you know, that one reserved for parents). Ever notice the kid section of your local drugstore… Continue reading Holiday Gifts Can be Cheap and Cherished
Get Personal with Personalized Gifts Ideas for Kids If you’re like us, you’re already overwhelmed with gift catalogs in the mail and holiday ads on TV. Instead of opting for those typical, highly commercial presents for your kids, nieces and nephews, take a moment to consider more meaningful items. What makes a gift truly special?… Continue reading Get Personal with Personalized Gifts Ideas for Kids
Great Halloween-themed Books. Halloween isn’t just an excuse for kids to dress up and eat lots of candy. It’s also an opportunity for parents to encourage reading by picking up some books with spooky themes. Before you go door to door in search of treats, take your young ones to the library or bookstore in… Continue reading Great Halloween-themed Books.
6 Tips to get your child to read! (or buy a personalized book from Frecklebox.com) As you may know, I am an avid reader and have constantly looked for ways to encourage my children to follow in my footsteps. Here are the top tips we have come up with at Frecklebox to get your kids to… Continue reading 6 Tips to get your child to read! (or buy a personalized book from Frecklebox.com)
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How to Make Learning to Read Easier Shari M., a school psychologist and mom fromhttp://www.apsychmommy.com/, shared some of her thoughts with us regarding early readers and the effect of personalization: “I know based on my experiences, one of the recommendations we give to parents and teachers to enhance learning is to make the information meaningful to… Continue reading How to Make Learning to Read Easier
While we have found that rhyming, repetition and personalization all play an important role in creating stories that engage children and make reading more fun, we would love for any reading experts out there to share their thoughts! Here are some sites we have used in our research: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/child/ http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com/ http://www.education.com http://www.pbs.org/parents/childdevelopment/ Please share any… Continue reading Calling All Freckle-Experts! rhyming, repetition and personalization all play an important role in creating stories
Frecklebox just completed a photo contest for our new website coming soon. We were amazed and overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of photo submissions by our loyal customers. Frecklebox would like to thank everyone who participated, and congratulate Heather J, Lisa M and Tracy R for their winning photo entries. Stay tuned for more contests and… Continue reading Thank you, Freckleheads!
Frecklebox.com on TV! Personalized books and gifts for kids. Wow…Frecklebox just had its first appearance on TV! We’d like to thank everyone at the show for making us feel comfortable and welcome. And I have to say, Spencer Christian and Jannelle Wang were even nicer in person than they appear on TV. Our segment on the show… Continue reading Frecklebox.com on TV! Personalized books and gifts for kids.