October 2018 by V. R. Duin


The world helps those
Who try and try
And truly work
To fly and fly.

Because children like action video instruction and trying new things, the book, website and reading video platform of V. R. Duin features armadillos, ghosts, parrots, stingrays and sharks involved in activities that promote achievement for children with important dreams of flying.

Positive example motivates children to try new things. Dolly the Parrot offers her own action video instruction on the home page of this website. She is working on publication of her children's series to promote achievement. She shares Little Ray's dreams of flying on this page. Children who like trying new things may come up with better ways for Dolly and her determined stingray friend to rise above their peers. Children pay attention when V. R. Duin's characters present them with adventurous challenges and mysteries to solve. Children, who lose interest in boring facts and confusing explanations, engage with V. R. Duin's blend of entertaining fantasy and fact-based reality. Little Ray encourages children to work with others to achieve realistic goals.

Boys and girls enjoy these adventures in problem solving. V. R. Duin writes about the experiments and experiences of armadillos, ghosts, parrots, stingrays and sharks. These characters motivate kids to reach their goals by trying new things. The stories are inspirational, informative and exciting. As children explore their world and reach for new heights, these stories help them separate real possibilities from pure fantasy. V. R. Duin's moving videos, website articles and books are about the amazing nature of animals and spirited ghosts. They capture the attention of children. There are links to the author's Reading Rates mission to promote literacy and numeracy. There are links to her tech tips for writing colleagues. Links to her two published book series also are on this website.

Trying new things is the path to achievement. “The Amazing Flight of Little Ray” action video gives a peek into the published book with this title. A young stingray, named Little Ray, seems to have his head in the clouds. He takes on the huge challenge of flying like a bird. Boredom has no place in his adventures. His experiences promote achievement for children. The lessons are from nature. This stingray is fed up with the humdrum of seaworthy, salt-water activities. He begins to practice with flight. As often is the case when children try something new, Little Ray faces setbacks along the way. With unexpected help from friends, he succeeds with his dreams of flying. The book and the action video instruction provide fuel for conversation about problem solving and other important matters with little ones.

Promote achievement for children with lessons about life's challenges. Goal setting, practice drills and perseverance in the face of adversity are featured in the following animation created from the book. Little Ray's adventures teach children how stingrays, sharks and armadillos try new things for their life goals. Little Ray encourages children to carry their dreams of flying to new heights at school, at work and at home. Little Ray is sure to launch discussions that promote achievement. He also stresses the importance of parental guidance and oversight for early efforts with new goals, problem solving and much, much more. This video features illustrations from “The Amazing Flight of Little Ray”. It presents one of the many inspirational themes from the children's book published by V. R. Duin under this title. (21 seconds).


Promote Achievement for Children:

  • Action Video Instruction Dolly says:

    The moving technology, examples, methods and information in action video instructions can help children expand their knowledge base and skills to work faster and become more productive.

  • Dreams of Flying Dolly says:

    Dreams of Flying in books, action video and articles on each website become a reality for V. R. Duin's ghosts, parrots, stingrays and sharks, allowing these characters to serve as motivation for children who want to reach new heights.

    • Trying New ThingsDolly says:

      Trying new things and problem solving can be aided by examples from nature and by the use of technology, both of which are present in the action video presented by Dolly for children.