20 Morning Invitations Inspired by Books

Morning Invitations probably saved my life as a mama. I said this on Instagram a couple of years ago and immediately started fielding questions about what was a morning invitation? Did I really do thi...

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...

8 Questions to Increase Reading Comprehension

We’re on page two of one of my favorite Amy Krause Rosenthal’s books and already the giggles are growing uncontrollable. It took a moment for them to comprehend the duck/rabbit dilemma but...

Little Red Riding Hood Story Study Ideas

You remember when Little Red went into the big woods, right? Little Red Riding Hood is a classic childhood story people know the outlines of the tale, which is what makes it a great one for a story st...

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...

Growing a Seed Storytime

My twins spent most of last Spring with their elbows and knees smudged with dirt. They love to garden and we learned a lot about growing things as part of our homeschool preschool. The planting. The d...

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...

Best Picture Books about the Colors of the Rainbow

Colors are another one of those key concepts that we hope kids will master in their first few years. Similar to learning shapes I also love to talk about colors with picture books. How could you not w...