Polar Bear Story Time

A fluffy, squeezable polar bear came to live at our house when my daughter was two and quickly became her favorite thing. This polar bear accompanied us to the grocery store, the library, all car ride...

Bears Story Time for Preschoolers

My kids are eager for sledding and snowmen, but this time of year just makes me want to curl up and hibernate like a bear. This story time is for the sledders, the hibernators, and all animals fans al...

Snowy Day Story Time

“Mommy it’s snowing!” “Mommy let’s go sledding!” “Mommy let’s build a snowman!” “Mommy where are my mittens?” Mommy needs a nap.  S...

Valentine’s Day Story Time for Preschoolers

If I’m being 100% honest, I am not really a Valentine’s Day person. I won’t turn down some pretty roses and yummy chocolates, but I want my love to be celebrated more than just one ...

Polar Express Story Time

In my eyes, The Polar Express is one of those rare, perfect picture books. From the first time this was read to me as a child it swept me away and hooked me forever. That might seem dramatic, but whil...

Can You See Your Shadow? Preschool Story Time

I’m dreading Winter. Try as I might, I have never been able to look past the damp cold and the dreary brown trees. That being the case, I’m already plotting getaways and thinking about Spr...

Gingerbread Man Story Time for Preschoolers

Is it the warm, spicy scent? Is it the playful decorations? Is it the feisty way they were characterized in Shrek? Something about Gingerbread Men makes them a Christmas favorite. A Gingerbread Man st...

Construction Site Story Time for Toddlers

I have this photo of my twins from when they were toddlers where they are both trying to squeeze through the front door at the same time with wide google eyes. What were they so eagerly trying to get ...

Book Inspired Ornaments Kids Can Make

Tis the season for giving. My kids love to make ornaments and other gifts. They love being able to proudly gift a friend or family member something they made or pull out their own ornaments to decora...

Tweet Tweet! Birds Story Time for Preschoolers

I have a vivid memory of my twins running from tree to tree in our backyard in Wisconsin staring up at the branches and loudly shouting “robin!” It was late Fall and I was freezing cold, b...