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8 Must-Read Collections of Poetry on Kumon’s Recommended Reading List

April is a big month for literature lovers! Not only is it National Poetry Month, but National Library Week is celebrated April 8 – 14. Help your child enjoy this special week with a trip to your local library for classic books of poetry.

Here’s a selection of books from Kumon’s Recommended Reading List


4 Ways Kumon Helps Preschoolers Develop Important Handwriting Skills

As we watch three-year-olds easily navigate iPads and teens communicate primarily through smart phones, it’s easy to question the value of handwriting in today’s society. While it may not seem as important as it used to be, research indicates that handwriting positively influences reading, writing, language and critical thinking. Without overcomplicating things, the brain just


Ring in the New Year with Kumon’s Goal Setting Tips Roundup

A radiant ball lit by 32,256 LED lamps descends 141 feet in 60 seconds, while an entire country reflects on a year of memories and celebrates the opportunities that lie ahead. We are talking about New Year’s Eve of course—and there’s nothing more rejuvenating than ringing in the New Year! Take advantage of the feeling


Why Advancing During the Holidays is Important

It’s official! We’re approaching the thick of the holiday season – otherwise known as the most wonderful time of year for many adults and children alike. As millions nationwide buckle up for travel to visit family and friends near and far, there are a few things all parents should keep in mind when it comes