Think Outside the Book

Encouraging a love of reading: Tip #5 When it comes to raising readers, you know the drill: start young, share books aloud, visit the library, and be a good role model. Excellent advice, all of it. But what if you’ve toed that line and your child still hasn’t caught the spark? Or you’ve ignited a […]


Make it Social

Encouraging a Love of Reading: Tip #4   When it comes to raising readers, you know the drill: start young, share books aloud, visit the library, and be a good role model. Excellent advice, all of it. But what if you’ve toed that line and your child still hasn’t caught the spark? Or you’ve ignited […]


Best Travel Apps for Kids

Spring Break is around the corner. Are you traveling some where great over spring break this year? Within Reach Learning Center encourages learning even when the kids are on break. It is a great way to keep your child engaged and learning at the same time. Here is a great article from Conde’ Nast Traveler […]


Fun Reading Activities

Do you need a fun reading activity? At Within Reach Learning Center in Mission Viejo, we focus on having fun while learning, so I thought this was a great way to bring fun to reading. Here is a great way to bring books to life! This is a fun interactive way to read and get […]

Read More » | March 7, 2012 | Category: Daily Learning, Reading Tips | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Fun Spelling Practice

Are you tired of those endless spelling lists week after week? Do you need a fun way for your child to practice their spelling words? Just like at Within Reach Learning Center, we believe practicing spelling lists in a fun will make it more enjoyable for everyone! Try one of these great ideas! It will […]

Read More » | February 21, 2012 | Category: Daily Learning, Reading Tips | Comments: none | Tags: ,

Math Games for Kids

Here is a great math game to play with your kids! At Within Reach Learning Center, we focus on learning through games, now here is one game we love to play that you can do at home.  Your kids will have fun, and they will not feel like they are working on their math facts. […]

Read More » | February 16, 2012 | Category: Daily Learning, Math Tips | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Help With Homework

Is homework time in your house a struggle? Homework help is here! Homework should not be a battle. Here are some steps you can take to encourage your elementary-age child to take responsibility for his own homework assignments. Although lots there are lots of tutoring places in Orange County, it still does not solve the […]


Ready Freddy

Book Recommendation: Ready Freddy

Here is another great book recommendation. One of my reading students just recently started this series, and he is really enjoying it! There are 24 books in this series. They are great for ages 5-9. The Lexile level is 560L. Our Within Reach parent said, “he loved it and requested that we buy ALL the […]

Read More » | January 27, 2012 | Category: Book Recommendations, Daily Learning | Comments: none | Tags: , ,

Keeping Kids Safe Online

Did you know that 40% of kids aged 8-18 visit a social media site a least once a day? Here is a great, free app to help kids learn to be safe online. http://playbeseen.com/ BeSeen is provided by Carnegie Mellon University and Web Wise Kids to teach youth how to be responsible in social networks […]

Read More » | January 10, 2012 | Category: Daily Learning | Comments: none

Top Ten Educational Apps

It seems like every kid uses their parents devices, so why not have them learn at the same time. Here are the top 10 best educational apps. that will help your child learn and be entertained at the same time. While Within Reach Learning Center in Mission Viejo prides itself on interactive learning with peers […]

Read More » | November 15, 2011 | Category: Daily Learning | Comments: none

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