Simple Book Inspired Lesson about Emotions

Preschoolers have BIG emotions. I remember being amazed at the giggles and tears and screams my kids could cycle through in one hour. Sometimes even one minute. Learning to understand their emotions a...

Rice and Beans: A Multicultural Kids Story Time

Rice and beans is a staple around the world. I grew up in a house where pasta and potatoes were our traditional basics, but I later fell in love with the variety and simplicity of this combo. Being th...

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...

Bear Snores On Inspired Snack Time

Bear Snores On is not only a fantastic read aloud it also offers a chance to learn about hibernation and build literacy skills. This read and play is a fun way to work on literacy skills such as story...

Winter Story Time Ideas for Preschoolers

In the northern states we are bundling up and watching the weather for the perfect snow day. If you are planning preschool circle times or library story times for Winter then this is the post for you!...

Gingerbread Unit for Preschoolers

Is it the warm, spicy scent? Maybe the playful, colorful decorations? Perhaps it the feisty way they were characterized in Shrek? Something about Gingerbread Men makes them a Christmas favorite and th...

5 Picture 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...

Click Clack Moo Preschool Story Time

“MOOOOOO!” Suddenly bursts from the backseat. “Look Mama! Cows!” Two eager kids are pointing out the window at the black and white spotted animals grazing. They might be New Yo...