Resources about Multisensory learning, Early-reading and Prek math

  • How should I handle screen time with my child with ASD?

    Caley Nunnally is a Speech-language pathologist working mostly on early-in...
  • Screentime for toddlers: the “Do’s and Don’t”, by our partner Speech Language Pathologist!

    As we enter the summer months, parents are frequently looking for ways to further educate their children at home in a way that is interactive and engaging once school lets out. In this day and age, technology is something that parents frequently turn towards because it is easily accessible, familiar, and intrigues little minds. However, when we introduce and allow children access to devices, we want to ensure that the apps they use are carefully selected and that we do not lose sight of the value of social connection and hands-on learning. Why is this important? Children learn…
  • Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

    Have you ever wondered if your child will be ready for kindergarten when the time comes? Yes, kindergarten readiness is a thing. Will your child know how to do all that is expected? Are they independent enough to keep up with the rest of the class? I have a few tips to help you make sure you are preparing your child to be ready for kindergarten.
  • 3 letter games your child will love

    Learning through play is the most efficient way for preschoolers to memorize. Helping them catch up with phonemic awareness does not have to be boring! It can be playful and very funny! Here are 3 letter games your child will love!
  • The Stepping Stone To Reading That Parents Often Overlook

    It is almost as exciting for parents to see children start to recognize the alphabet as it is to hear them say their first words. As such, parents often tend to focus most of their attention on singing the alphabet song and teaching their children the letters. Indeed, letter recognition is an integral part of learning to read. However, there is an often-overlooked reading skill that children need to master before learning to read: phonemic awareness.
  • Eight On-The-Go Games You Can Do To Develop Your Child’s Phonological Awareness

    Phonological awareness is an essential component of learning to read and doesn’t require children to know their letters. Reading and writing is a complex auditory process. You can start playing on-the-go games with your preschooler to help them develop into fluent readers once they start actively learning to read at school.
  • Montessori Education: A Hands-on Learning Experience

    Maria Montessori is one of Marbotic’s main inspirations. This Italian physician, from the late 19th century, has dedicated her life to children's education. Thanks to her observations and work, the world discovered the importance of hands-on learning and child-centered approach. 
  • Top Benefits for Including Multisensory Activities to Build Alphabetic Knowledge

    Have you heard the quote, “Play is the work of the child” by Dr. Maria Montessori? Children are naturally curious and love to explore new things, every day. One of the ways that we can encourage play is to create invitations with new sensory materials and activities that feed their curiosity. Using a multisensory approach is an incredible way to include play while learning new skills. 
  • How transforming bedtime stories into reading games

    Teaching to read to a preschool-aged child takes time, and starts early! Reading bedtime stories is a first excellent habit you can start from birth (babies love stories!). While your child is growing, you can use these moments to develop your child’s alphabet recognition and help them hook up with reading. Transform bedtime stories into reading games! All you need is a good book that your child loves, and a little bit of inspiration.