Tuesday, September 8, 2009

IBW-Books Review and Giveaway!

Early literacy is the key to success. You will hear me say this many times over the course of a year, especially when I find a great book, program, or activity that encourages children to read, and have fun while reading.

Recently, 4BabyAndMom was given the opportunity to review IBW-Books. Over the summer, my goal was to help Alex with writing. He has such an inventive imagination, but hates to write. He can write, but as a gifted child, he gets very frustrated because he can read these enormous words but when he writes and mis-spells a word, doesn't want to complete the task at hand because he knows it's just not right.

Interactive Book Webscenes
allow for children, parents and teachers to explore and expand the lesson beyond the words of the book. I personally feel that IBW books would be great assets for home-school moms, and a great tool to encourage creative writing. For our family, that was exactly what I used the IBW books we received with Alex for.

At one particular webscene, a little lost bee meets a bear on a bike, we stopped reading the book and I asked him to brainstorm and tell me what he thought was going to happen next to "Wee Bee". Alex actually stopped for a moment to think and then told me his whole theory. I asked for him to draw me a picture, and write a couple of sentences under it, and he did! It was the first time all summer that he wrote willingly.

I love the fact that the IBW-Books are in both English and Spanish, as we are trying to build the childrens bilingual vocabulary little by little, and own very few books in Spanish. The webscenes are even in Spanish as well, which help to reinforce the key words we are learning or concentrating on.

Both Alex and Abbie enjoyed the IBW-Books that we received to review, and I look forward to seeing what new titles become available. Also, if you're looking for a new way to earn some extra money from home, IBW-Books offers a work-at-home sales position selling their fun and educational books!

Want it?
Visit IBW-Books.com and order now to take advantage of the save 75% for 75 days sale! This fabulous sale ends on September 30th.

WIN IT!
Our friends at IBW-Books have offered one 4BabyAndMom reader their chance to EITHER:

The Busy Preschooler’s Guide to Learning – fun activities built around the 26 letters of the alphabet, with step-by-step help to guide parents in how to use everyday situations to teach 105 skills their kids need before they walk in the kindergarten door.(Retail value $60.)

-OR-

THREE (3)KA Readers – beginning readers that use a new kind of storytelling where kids see an animation unfold at the close of every chapter! Dr. Seuss-like rhyming hooks kids on the fun of words. Online activities help parents assess a child’s reading and comprehension. (Retail value $60.)

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This giveaway is open to residents of US & Canada and will end on September 18th, at 11:59pm EST. One winner will be chosen at random using Random.org. Special thanks to IBW-Books for sponsoring this review and giveaway.

27 comments:

Tj and Amy September 08, 2009  

I also like the preschools 105 skills. amsbolda@hotmail.com

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I love the preschool activities and refrence chart
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darlanpaulsmamma September 09, 2009  

i like the Ghost Hunter books, i think my daughter would really enjoy them
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catss99 September 12, 2009  

I like that each book contains 6-10 webscenes
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Stef plus 3 September 14, 2009  

I like that they break up the skills but it's fun for the kids.

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joahsgrandma September 15, 2009  

I like the idea of combining the computer WITH a written book. I want my grandsons to love reading as well as become competent on the computer (required these days!)

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