Today's Tip for Families

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Use Junk Mail to Help Your Child Learn

To most people, junk mail is just that: It's junk or trash to toss. But you can use it as a tool to help your child learn geography, math, map reading and more.

First, suggest that your child pretend to be a detective. Ask your student to examine each piece of mail to find where it came from. A postmark, publisher or return address on an envelope is a good clue. Or your child can check the reply address on the material inside.

After pinpointing the places the mail comes from, help your child:

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