Hoot Owl Story Time for Preschoolers

“When you go owling you don’t need words or warm or anything but hope. That’s what Pa says.”┬áI’ve been fascinated by owls since the first time I read Jane Yolen’s ...

Christmas Tree Story Time for Preschoolers

The Christmas tree is up in the window and the twinkle lights shine as my kids dance around the tree decorating in their cluttered way to favorite Christmas songs. This to me is the best part about Ch...

The 10 Books Your Little Pirates Will Love

My voice is starting to go hoarse from the stack of pirate books I have spent the afternoon reading. My twins are suddenly map reading, treasure hunting, surly pirates and I’m honestly not sure ...

Very Busy Spider Story Time for Preschoolers

Rounding the corner to our apartment I was momentarily shocked to find a spider web with spiders crawling all over our door. It takes a second for me to remember that I helped my 5 year old twins crea...

Stone Soup Story Time for Preschoolers

A cool northern breeze blew in this weekend and it had me reaching for soup recipes. After a yummy bowl of our favorite soup, we snuggled up with our collection of Stone Soup stories. We have several ...

Play and Count with Farm Animals

His cute little dimples appeared each time my friend’s toddler turned the page in Little Blue Truck and cheerfully called out each farm animal noise. It was the same book that my twins had devou...

Learning Numbers with Airplanes

What kid hasn’t been fascinated by a loud plane flying overhead? When we travel, airplanes are hands down my twins’ favorite way to go. They love everything about airplanes from their huge...

10 Best Books About Fire Fighters for Toddlers

I thought their wide eyes might just pop out as my twins and their friends followed a tall firefighter around the fire station. The friendly firefighter spent an hour showing the kids his uniform and┬...