Create your own Story-time by following these steps! Find the stuffed animals you have the most of at home... dogs, bears, cats, whatever happens to be around your house. Mine ended up being dogs. Take pictures of the stuffed animals to create a "That's not my" book as described below. Use cardboard (I prefer color … Continue reading Create your own Story-time!
Going from books with one or two lines on a page to a chapter book is a huge transition for any kid. Here are some early chapter books that will make the transition easy and painless. These little chapter books are a level K or 20 (DRA Level) which means they're at the beginning of … Continue reading Perfect Starter Chapter Books
Be sure to sign-up for my monthly newsletter here! I love finding a book that my child can grow with. This collection of 9 little board books in a matching case is the perfect book for any baby or toddler. There are so many different ways to use this book! Stack the books like blocks … Continue reading The Perfect Book for Little Hands
Read-alouds are fun for any family, but finding the best ones in the thousands that are out there can be difficult. Here are 10 of my favorite read-alouds for any child! 1.Animally- This adorable hardcover book uses adverbs to describe the love of a parent to a child. "I love you speedily like a hare. … Continue reading The 10 Best Read Alouds for any Child
With a newborn keeping me busy, I'm really trying to make precious moments count with my toddler. One of the ways so do this is by making cookies with Brandon. Brandon thinks anything that is brown and has oatmeal in it is oatmeal and I am more than happy with it. These cookies are simple, … Continue reading Quality time making Healthy cookies
On a rainy day, I'm always looking for ways to fill time, especially when I'm a little terrified of the rain. Today I thought back to my education days in the preschool classroom. I loved the creative art projects we did and still have my binder full of ideas. One of these ideas is the … Continue reading Crayon Object Activity
*Community Reading Programs- pooling funds or collecting donations to reward children for reading over the summer. As a consultant, there is a ton of flexibility as to how to run the reading program. Older children could read to younger children as well as challenging themselves with new chapter books to earn brand new books at the end of the summer.