Tyke and I had a wonderful Fourth of July. We watched the fireworks light up the night sky over St. George Utah. We love the Fourth of July because it is the birthday of the
Reading Tips for Parents: Challenge your child to find similes in a story or in their favorite magazines. (A simile is a comparison that uses “like” or “as.” For example: A whale’s skin is closer to human skin instead of scaly like a fish.)
Time how fast your child can find 10 similes?
Let younger children think up their own similes. This is a great way to increase comprehension and understanding of word comparisons.
Have older children write a story about
Hope you all had a safe Fourth of July!