Posts Tagged ‘self esteem for chlidren’

Self-Esteem Websites Lingo Likes: STOMP Out Bullying

We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best sites to help put an end to bullying. Upon our mascot’s return, we were lucky to learn about STOMP Out Bullying™. Here’s more information about them from their website:   STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S….

Unique Reading “Game” Format Boosts Self-Esteem

Angie is a mom who signed two of her four readers up for Reading Kingdom and quickly found out how much they enjoy “playing” as they learn to read.  Here’s what she thinks: I had two of my children using Reading Kingdom over the last month. They played four times a week for 20 to 30 minutes, or about 2…

Recommended Books for Kids: Bullies Are A Pain In The Brain

Sadly, we live in a world where we sometimes encounter bullies. That’s why Bullies are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain is one of our recommended books for kids to learn how to deal with bullying.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • While this book can be read at the…

Are Kids Forgetting How to Play?

Lack of unstructured outdoor play is affecting children’s development, says expert Outdoor play is vital for childhood development.  The Epoch Times has more: Play has been called “the business of childhood,” but with an increasing lack of free, unstructured time outdoors, kids are simply forgetting how to play, says an Ontario teacher consultant. In the not-too-distant past, it was common…

Lingo Likes: Playworks!

Play is vital for childhood development and a precious instrument in creating a more positive school atmosphere. We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best websites for kids that promote play. Upon our mascot’s return, we were lucky to learn about Playworks. Here’s more information about them from their website: “Playworks is a national nonprofit…

Self-Esteem Books for Kids: How to Rock Braces and Glasses

Research shows that more than half of all children are involved in bullying either as a perpetrator, victim, or both on at least one occasion.  As parents, we have the power to help reduce bullying and improve self-esteem – that’s why How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended self-esteem books for kids. …