I stumbled upon Dyslexia Games online one day and was so excited about what I had found! We immediately contacted them and they sent us a great sample of their products! I have one daughter with some learning challenges, and another daughter who is dyslexic. I spent hours pouring over the samples and knew that these products would be an awesome fit for both of them!
About Dyslexia Games:
Dyslexia Games was invented several years ago by Sarah Janisse Brown, a Creative Learning Specialist, who also home educates her children. When Josh and Sarah found out that their 8 year old daughter, Anna, had Dyslexia, they began their search for answers and solutions.
Sarah was amazed and puzzled by the way Anna, like most dyslexic children, could create detailed works of art and yet still struggle with simple reading tasks. Sarah was determined to find out why such brilliant kids couldn’t learn to read. She believed that the key to teaching them to read correctly was hidden somewhere in their brilliant and creative minds. Sarah began creating art and puzzle games to trick Anna into learning to read, and Dyslexia Games was invented. Dyslexic kids would much rather learn through art and games than through phonics and sight words!
When I read the above description I couldn’t believe how well this described both of my daughters. They would much rather draw and color and play then do academics. I was excited to find something that was “academic” but didn’t look like it!
These are the books we received in our package:
Life, Love & Dyslexia: Sarah’s Journal – this is an awesome biography about dyslexia and the creative mind!
Dyslexia Games – Art And Spell – Series A Book 4 (Dyslexia Games Series A) (Volume 4) – my 8 yo struggles with spelling and writing and hates anything that seems like school. As soon as she saw this book she wanted to start using it!
Dyslexia Games – Animal Talk – Series B Book 6 (Dyslexia Games Series B) (Volume 6) – my 10 yo who is dyslexic has always loved animals. I have always had to find education animal related activities and books for her to do school with. This is the perfect fit for her.
Homeschooling Journals and More:
DIY – Field Trip Journal – Make Your Own Book: Do-It-Yourself Homeschooling (Notebooks for Creative Thinkers) (Volume 1) – this cute little diary is for your children to illustrate their adventures and write about all the things they see and do. If you are homeschooling you can even use this book to plan all your adventures!
Ages 3 to 7 Fun-Schooling Journal – Do-It-Yourself Homeschooling for Beginners: Homeschool Prep-Book For New Readers and Non-Readers! (Home Learning Guides) (Volume 2) – this journal is packed full of fun learning activities for your little learners!
Homeschooling Handbook for Moms: How to Teach by Example (Do-It-Yourself Homeschooling Activity Books, Doodle Books, Handbooks, Journals & Planners for Moms) (Volume 1) – This book is just lovely! Over 180 Pages of peaceful, interesting and inspiring activities for homeschooling moms to help you be an example to your children while becoming a more organized, more peaceful, less stressed out momma. this book was created by a busy mom of ten, who finds great joy, peace, rest, order and fulfillment in the pages of this mother’s handbook.
Teach Your Child to Read, Write and Spell: 100 Easy Bible Verses – Psalms (Christian Family Homeschooling, Volume 1) – This is a workbook that includes 100 easy lessons. Expect 10 minutes of parent/child learning time and 10 minutes of independent study time for the child. The Bible provides the best material for learning to read, write and spell!
If you are looking for fun workbooks that don’t seem like school and that will help your children with their learning challenges you will want to check these out! If you are a busy mom who appreciates delight-directed learning and unit studies you will want to check these books out! They really are amazing!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!
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