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Dreamalings Bedtime Stories

June 5, 2012 by  
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Jamie AbromovitzJamie Abromovitz, created Dreamalings as an educational endeavor to enrich and educate children and adults through entertaining educational content, products, tools and programs to foster a lifelong love of learning through imagination and creativity.

She presents these stories so you can read them to your children at bedtime from your portable tablet or phone.

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“At The Top”

At The Top

“Silly Sally McFine”

Silly Sally McFine

“Gabby Gabriela”

Gabby Gabriela

“Mama and Me”

Mama and Me

Copyright © 2002 and 2012, Jamie Abromovitz 

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 All Rights Reserved. No character(s) or part of this story or book may be used or reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means. This includes electronic, web, email, saving to servers, school, home, and work computer(s) or any other mobile, tablet or smartphone devices, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the written permission of Jaime Abromovitz. All Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings Content & Characters TM & Copyright ©2004 Jaime Abromovitz and ©2012 Jaime Abromovitz. The Intellectual Property of all Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings content, characters, stories, books, videos, music, apps, text, illustrations, brand, logo, and motto are protected by international and federal copyright and trademark law, and are the subject of numerous applications and registrations. For more information, email: info@dreamalings.com

Dreamlings Bedtime Stories – “At The Top”

June 5, 2012 by  
Filed under BedTime Stories


Jamie AbromovitzJamie Abromovitz, created Dreamalings as an educational endeavor to enrich and educate children and adults through entertaining educational content, products, tools and programs to foster a lifelong love of learning through imagination and creativity.

She presents these stories so you can read them to your children at bedtime from your portable tablet or phone.

 

Before reading:  Ask children the following questions…

  1. Do you like to climb and play and run and jump?
  2. Where do you play? On What?
  3. Do you ever fall?
  4. What do you when you fall? 

(KEY MESSAGE: GET RIGHT BACK UP WHEN YOU FALL)

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At The Top

 

Up on the mountain top,

top, top…

 

There lived a mouse

With a hop,

hop, hop.

 

This mouse with a hop,

On the mountain top-

Would bop and bop

And never stopped…

 

But one day he fell,

And dropped,

drop drop.

 

And he even lost his hop,

hop, hop…

 

Yes,

Now he “dreamed”

Of the mountain top,

 

Where he skipped and played,

And hopped,

hop, hop…

 

But remembered,

Before he saw mountain tops,

 

He had climbed,

Over time-

 

Never stopped,

stop, stop…

 

And worked hard

To get to the top,

top, top,

 

…And he had to practice

His hop,

hop, hop…

 

So once again

At the mountain top,

 

There lived a mouse

With a hop,

hop, hop.

 

And this mouse with a hop

On the mountain top-

Would bop and bop

And never stopped…

 

Skipping and playing

On the mountain top…

 

And climbing back up

When he dropped

drop,drop…

 
Copyright © 2002 and 2012, Jamie Abromovitz 
 
After Reading Questions:
  1. Do you cry when you fall and stay on the ground, and feel bad?
  2. Do you get right back up and try again?
  3. Does it feel better to go away and stop playing, or to get back up and try again?
  4. Talk about what you should do when you fall, and why that makes you feel better.

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 All Rights Reserved. No character(s) or part of this story or book may be used or reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means. This includes electronic, web, email, saving to servers, school, home, and work computer(s) or any other mobile, tablet or smartphone devices, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the written permission of Jaime Abromovitz. All Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings Content & Characters TM & Copyright ©2004 Jaime Abromovitz and ©2012 Jaime Abromovitz. The Intellectual Property of all Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings content, characters, stories, books, videos, music, apps, text, illustrations, brand, logo, and motto are protected by international and federal copyright and trademark law, and are the subject of numerous applications and registrations. For more information, email: info@dreamalings.com

Teaching Children To Read – Five Facts You Must Know


Teaching Children To Read – 6 Facts You Must KnowWhen it comes to teaching children to read, there are a few key considerations.  Not all children learn the same way.  Every child learns differently or responds better to a certain style of teaching.

In order to better understand the process of teaching children to read, here are the five facts that you should consider.

  1. One method is not enough.  Many parents will choose to focus on sight learning, phonics, or other reading tactics one at a time.  However, this isn’t effective because the methods of reading need to be combined to have the most successful effect on the process.
  2. Use sight learning to teach basic phonics, then use phonics to teach reading at later stages, and involve other methods of reading comprehension, as well.
  3. Computer software is becoming a common household item.  Children still sit down and read hard copies of books, but when it comes to learning to read, it isn’t the most effective way.  Using interactive computer software has shown to offer better results than using books or flashcards alone when teaching children to read.  If children are having fun, they will love learning.  It’s that simple.  Make it fun and they will succeed.
  4. Parents always know best, but they should be open to new ideas.  The methods that you used to learn reading decades ago might not be the most effective anymore.  There are better, faster ways for teaching children to read in today’s society and you should take advantage of them.
  5. Every child is different.  Some children learn reading very easily while others will struggle.  Each child has different methods that work for them, and they might not work for everyone.  If your oldest child had great success with a phonics program, don’t be discouraged when it doesn’t work for your younger child.  They might need a different technique to help them learn.

Teaching children to read is all about persistence, and they cannot succeed without the fundamentals in place.  Make sure that you develop a strong foundation for your child in their early life so that they can use those skills again and again to learn bigger, more difficult words and read more complex stories as they grow older.  If you start with the right foundation in teaching children to read, the skills will grow easily over time.

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Dreamalings Bedtime Stories – “Silly Sally McFine”

April 4, 2012 by  
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Jamie Abromovitz, created Dreamalings as an educational endeavor to enrich and educate children and adults through entertaining educational content, products, tools and programs to foster a lifelong love of learning through imagination and creativity.

She presents these stories so you can read them to your children at bedtime from your portable tablet or phone.

 

Before Reading Questions:

  1. How are you doing today?
  2. When people greet you what do you say?
  3. What makes your day a good day?

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Silly Sally McFine

 

And how are you doing, Mrs. Sally McFine?

“Oh, I’m doing just fine, Mr. Finkle McRhyme.”

 

Zazzy-QAnd the kids?

And the dogs?

And your big purple house?

Oh, and how are your pigs and that cute little mouse?

 

“Just fine, fine, they’re all doing fine,”said Sally McFine.

“And you, Mr. Finkle –is everything fine?”

 

Even better than fine!

My life is divine.

My kitty had kittens,

So I’m a grandfather now.

 

I was really excited, and excited-how!

I ran around the block,

Giving neighbors cigars,

 

Then I bought some new polish

And shined all their cars.

 

Oh, and my mom called

And told me some wonderful news…

She’s sending me 100 pair of new shoes!

 

Zazzy-QAnd my sister;

She’s coming for dinner tonight.

She’s bringing her elephant

And he’s spending the night.

 

Oh, and yesterday,

I went to bed – dreaming of snow,

And when I woke up…

What do you know?

 

There were snowflakes

And my house was covered with ice,

And my friends made me snow cones,

Wasn’t that nice!

 

Oh, and then Mr. Doodle,

The man from next door –

Left a basket of chocolate and fruit on my floor,

And…”

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“O.K. Mr. Finkle,” said Sally McFine,

“You’ve said quite enough.

I must go, it’s night time!

 

You talked and you talked

And then you talked some more,

I really must leave,

I should have left before.

 

My dogs and my kids,

And my big purple house

Are home waiting for me-

Not to mention my mouse.

 

So I’m taking those pigs

And those rabbits of mine,

And we’re going straight home

‘Cause it’s past my bedtime!”

 

“Anyway,”said Mrs. Sally McFine,

“I’ve run out of stories,

 and I’ve run out of rhyme.

 

And the next time I ask

“How you’re doing” one day…

Please say “Just Fine!”

And then be on your way…”

 

Copyright © 2002 and 2012, Jamie Abromovitz 
 
After Reading Questions:
  1. What pets does Sally have?
  2. Why did Sally and Finkle start talking?
  3. Did Finkle have good news? What was it?

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 All Rights Reserved. No character(s) or part of this story or book may be used or reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means. This includes electronic, web, email, saving to servers, school, home, and work computer(s) or any other mobile, tablet or smartphone devices, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the written permission of Jaime Abromovitz. All Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings Content & Characters TM & Copyright ©2004 Jaime Abromovitz and ©2012 Jaime Abromovitz. The Intellectual Property of all Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings content, characters, stories, books, videos, music, apps, text, illustrations, brand, logo, and motto are protected by international and federal copyright and trademark law, and are the subject of numerous applications and registrations. For more information, email: info@dreamalings.com

Dreamalings Bedtime Stories – “Gabby Gabriela”

March 21, 2012 by  
Filed under BedTime Stories, Children


Jamie Abromovitz, created Dreamalings as an educational endeavor to enrich and educate children and adults through entertaining educational content, products, tools and programs to foster a lifelong love of learning through imagination and creativity.

She presents these stories so you can read them to your children at bedtime from your portable tablet or phone.

 

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Gabby Gabriela

 

Gabby Gabriela was given the gift of gab.

She uses it quite frequently,

When she’s feeling good or bad.

 

She talks in school,

She talks at home,

 

She talks to friends,

And when alone…

 

Twinkle toesGabby Gabriela is a girl who loves to gab.

She talks when people talk to her,

But when “they” talk, she’s mad.

 

She talks about herself a lot,

And she talks about her dreams.

 

She talks about her history,

And her life is all she sees.

 

She never ever listens,

That would be a waste of time.

 

She thinks she’s smarter than the rest,

Of all of humankind.

 

Too bad that Gabby never stopped

To hear her brilliant friends.

 

She talked so much,

She missed the teacher-

 Saying when class ends.

 

So Gabby Gabriela

Is all alone in class today.

She wasn’t listening when the teacher said

“Go out and play!”

 

Copyright © 2002 and 2012, Jamie Abromovitz 


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 All Rights Reserved. No character(s) or part of this story or book may be used or reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means. This includes electronic, web, email, saving to servers, school, home, and work computer(s) or any other mobile, tablet or smartphone devices, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the written permission of Jaime Abromovitz. All Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings Content & Characters TM & Copyright ©2004 Jaime Abromovitz and ©2012 Jaime Abromovitz. The Intellectual Property of all Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings content, characters, stories, books, videos, music, apps, text, illustrations, brand, logo, and motto are protected by international and federal copyright and trademark law, and are the subject of numerous applications and registrations. For more information, email: info@dreamalings.com

Dreamalings Bedtime Stories – “Mama and Me”

March 14, 2012 by  
Filed under BedTime Stories, Children


Jamie Abromovitz, created Dreamalings as an educational endeavor to enrich and educate children and adults through entertaining educational content, products, tools and programs to foster a lifelong love of learning through imagination and creativity.

She presents these stories so you can read them to your children at bedtime from your portable tablet or phone.

 

Ask children the following questions before reading:

1. Do you like to bake? What?

2. Do you like to do things with your mom?

3. What kinds of things?

4. Is your mom your friend also?

(KEY MESSAGE: YOUR MOM IS ALWAYS WITH YOU)

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Mama and Me

 

There’s no one else who bakes a cake

As good as “Mama and Me.

 

And late each night,

When there are two awake,

Guess who? It’s “Mama and Me!

 

When the T.V. is on,

We sit and watch all day,

Just “Mama and Me.”

 

And sometimes when we want some fun,

We play. Yep! “Mama and Me.”

 

Oh, and when we go out,

Sometimes I shout,

“Hey look, it’s Mama and Me!”

 

And when I sleep,

In my hand I keep

My Mama’s hand with Me.

 

Well after all, if I’m big or small,

She’ll always be “Mama” to Me…

 

And in the end,

When I need a friend,

I’ll call my “Mama” to Me.

 

Because late at night,

When I stay awake,

Who’s there?

Just “Mama and Me.”

 

And there’s no one else

Who bakes a cake

As good as “Mama and Me.”

Copyright © 2002 and 2012, Jamie Abromovitz 

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After reading:

5. Are the mom and the child friends in this story?

6. What do they do together?

7. What’s their favorite thing to do together?

8. Talk about your favorite thing to do with your mom…

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 All Rights Reserved. No character(s) or part of this story or book may be used or reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means. This includes electronic, web, email, saving to servers, school, home, and work computer(s) or any other mobile, tablet or smartphone devices, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the written permission of Jaime Abromovitz. All Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings Content & Characters TM & Copyright ©2004 Jaime Abromovitz and ©2012 Jaime Abromovitz. The Intellectual Property of all Dreamalings and Ding-A-Lings content, characters, stories, books, videos, music, apps, text, illustrations, brand, logo, and motto are protected by international and federal copyright and trademark law, and are the subject of numerous applications and registrations. For more information, email: info@dreamalings.com

Teach Your Children Techniques to Improve Reading & Make the Most of Learning


When it comes to education, the right techniques are critical to your child’s success. If you want to teach your children different techniques to improve reading, you have to understand which methods are useful and which stage of development they are at in order to have the most success. While younger children will do well with sight learning, older children might need phonics or other tools to help them improve their reading skills. It is all about figuring out what works for your children and how to capitalize on that knowledge.

Computer software can help you teach your children better techniques to improve their reading abilities. For younger children, it is a great tool for interactive sight learning to help understand the alphabet and how letters combine to make words. If they can see a picture of a bus and understand that ‘b-u-s’ are the letters that spell the word, they will understand the sounds of the letters better than just using phonics alone, for example.Younger children need to be engaged in a fun way so that they can learn to read well early and continue to have the passion to learn new words and read new stories. Computer software can offer all of these elements for early childhood development.

For older children, computer software can help with reading comprehension and the discovery of new words and bigger words. After all, knowing how to read words is only one part of the process. Being able to put the sentences together and understand what the words mean in relation to the storyline is very important in helping children understand reading and get a better grasp on language. Being able to have a fun, interactive environment where they can read more difficult stories or complete games, tasks, and other activities related to the story for help in comprehension is going to make it much easier for you to teach your children techniques to improve their reading abilities.

The most important part of improving reading skills is making sure that your children want to learn. By presenting information in a fun, interactive format you can give them that desire. When you teach children new techniques for reading improvement, you have to make sure that you are choosing the right methods for their age and development level, so keep that in mind as well. Reading is a critical skill that many children don’t develop properly, but you can change that with these techniques and others to improve reading abilities at any age.

Sing-A-Long Songs for Kids 2-7


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**Sing-A-Longs and Music Features Best Selling Song Lyrics such as:
“Think Positive” – - by Donny Rex
“I Love You” – - by Baby Dreamer
“Do Something New” – - by Doodley-Doo
“Your Friend” – - by Squiddles
Jaime Abromovitz with kids is the Dreamalings Founder, creator and author“Skip, Step, Jump” – - by Twinkle Toes
“Dreamer’s Rap” – - by Dreamer
“The Dreamalings Team” — sung by all characters
“It’s Ok” – - by Zazzy-Q
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