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Environmental Print for Construction Play

Add environmental print to your child’s construction dramatic play with these free road sign printables! We absolutely adore our traffic signs for play in our block center, and this is a fabulous way to get kids motivated to explore reading. 

Enviromental Print in the Construction Center: FREE Printable!
Environmental print is a very powerful tool in supporting emergent literacy skills. Through logos and signs children are exposed to the idea that that writing serves a purpose. Because of this children typically read environmental print first. As their understanding of print and phonetic skills necessary for reading increases, they gradually begin to read words presented separately from the logo.

Environmental print is a great way to help kids see themselves as readers!

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Divorce and Custody: When Dad Wins

Custody: When A Father Wins

A decade ago you only ever heard of a father winning custody of his children if the mother was abusive, on drugs, or incarcerated. Today, that’s not the way it is. Today, there’s a checklist that determines who gains custody of the children. Not, who has the biggest bond, or who has the biggest checkbook…

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