Picture Books That Inspire Imagination

intro Make sure you don’t miss the¬†prizes! Details are all the way at the bottom and I’m jealous – these are some awesome books from the awesome people at Charlesbridge. Ready for W...

Picture Books That Inspire Kids to Move

Are your kids active? These are books for you! My twins cannot sit still. Their kindergarten teacher kindly refers to them as “energetic” and I know exactly what she means. The only time t...

A Week of Outerspace Read Alouds

3-2-1….BLAST OFF! My kids are kind of space nuts. And when I say kind of I mean WOW. I hope you guys feel the same way, or at least a normal amount of fascination with space, because we are goin...

A Week’s Worth of Weather Read Aloud Books

The flurry of snowflakes, the drizzle of rain, the assault of hail, the bright sun warming your face – we have experienced the full range of weather in the past month. It is now officially part ...

Best Picture Books for a Rainy Day

Our twins are fascinated by melting ice, thunderstorms, sunshine, rainbows and the whole gambit of weather. Spring is a wonderful time to learn about Weather. We often seem to experience all four sea...

Children’s Books to Carry You Around the World

One of the reasons I love children’s books are for their ability to transport us to different places, different times, or into the lives and minds of other people. Their potential for helping us...

Fairy Tale Picture Booklist + Rachel Isadora

Fairy Tales have captured the imaginations of children for generations. There is a reason these stories endure. Reasons, in fact. They capture dreams. They have a predictable quality that endears them...

Picture Books to Make You Laugh Out Loud

Are you ready to laugh out loud? I don’t think there could be a booklist more suited for my twins. I hope your kiddos like to giggle and laugh out loud just as much as mine do. This was original...

10 Most Beautifully Illustrated Picture Books

People say that we should never judge a book by its cover, but let’s face it, when it comes to children’s books we often do. The illustrations in picture books have the power to make a boo...