7 Fun Picture Books for Zoo Fans

We’re going to the zoo this week! Or at least our read alouds are! My daughter loves animals so this is the perfect theme for her. I hope you have fun reading about animals too. Feel free to jus...

7 Spring Picture Books and Extension Ideas

Spring is here! Rain is falling. Flowers are blooming. Mud and puddles are aplenty. There are so many wonderful picture books that capture the best of Spring. The youthful energy. The potential of see...

In the Small Pond Storytime

There was a pond in our old neighborhood. Every morning after I huffed our double stroller around the neighborhood, my twins would pop out at the pond and we would spend some time exploring. Chasing d...

7 Book Inspired Ways to Celebrate Moms

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate our moms than snuggling up with a good picture book. Below are some of my favorite books about moms and women. I hope you will s...

Best Picture Books about Camping

Collecting rocks, roasting marshmallows, canoeing on lakes – we love camping. The weather is warming up. It’s time to start reserving campsites and dusting off camping gear. Whether you...

Stars and Space Storytime

3-2-1 Blast off! It’s almost impossible not to be awed by Space. Right? Last year my kids developed a huge interest in space and we spent months learning about the planets, space travel, and the...

Picture Books to Put You in the Garden

Every morning and every afternoon we walk past a darling garden center. It holds busy, colorful rows of flowers shelved and hung from every inch. The cheerful owner waves good morning to us as he wate...

Get Well Storytime

Sniffles. Coughs. Runny noses. These are all a part of childhood. Most kids are lucky enough to associate the doctor with a few uncomfortable pricks and a good job sticker. Other kids spend far more t...