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.
Adoption Book Coming Soon from Frecklebox.com I just finished writing a personalized book about an adopted child. It was inspired by several comments we’ve received regarding our new baby book where people wanted to change the pregnant mom page to somehow convey adopting a child instead. We are currently working on editing the story and drawing the illustrations; any ideas on… Continue reading Adoption Book Coming Soon from Frecklebox.com
Personalized gifts – Updated for 2018 Top Baby Names of 2018 It’s always fun when the previous year’s most popular baby name list comes out, especially since as a personalized gift provider, we see a lot of unique names come our way! Emma and Jacob ruled 2008 in the number one spot respectively for girls and boys.… Continue reading Personalized gifts – Updated for 2018 Top Baby Names of 2018
I really just wanted to share a few quotes that I have come across about books and children. These really hit home to me, and I hope you find them inspirational as well. “A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a… Continue reading Three Great Quotes about reading to children