How to Use Picture Books with STEM Learning

Does literacy have a place in STEM curriculum? I think yes, but let’s start with STEM. For those of you who aren’t sure, STEM is short for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. There...

12 Best Children’s Books about Moving

Have a move coming up with children? That was us this time last year. We packed up everything we owned and moved for the fourth time since our twins were born. It’s not fun, but there are some w...

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...

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.   affiliate ...

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...

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...

Picture Books That Inspire Imagination

Picture books has the incredible ability to capture and inspire your imagination. They bring to life new places and different experiences. The best make you temporarily get lost in their pages. Below ...