Letter E, a Book about Spring and Karen Katz

This list of books was originally shared as week 9 of our A Read A Day Challenge! You can read details about our challenge in this intro post. If you just want some good book suggestions, on to the b...

Best Children’s Books about Riding the Subway

When the train rushes past you into the station for the first time it takes your breath away for just a second no matter how old you are. The first time we came to New York City with our twins there i...

Little Cloud Weather Story Time

You remember lying on your back watching the clouds on a warm spring day right? The grass tickling your legs while you spot bunnies and airplanes in the pillowy clouds floating above? When you are a l...

A Read A Day Challenge Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of our A Read A Day Challenge! If you want to learn more, the details are in this intro post. Otherwise, on to the books! affiliate links are included below. Book Suggestions for We...

Hey Elephant Song for Story Time

Hey Elephant is one of my favorite songs to sing with Toddlers and Preschoolers. They love animals and silliness and this one is full of both. As a bonus, counting songs like Hey Elephant offer young ...

a Read a Day Week 6

Did you spend last week reading books with your kiddos? Yay you! This is the 6th post in our A Read A Day challenge. You can read the details are in this intro post. Business done. On to the books! ...

Why Daddies Need to Read Aloud Too

One of my fondest childhood memories is my dad reading aloud to me before bed.  I would curl up in my bed and my dad would sit next to me and read aloud. His voice would take me on a journey with wha...

If You Bake a Cookie Story Time

My classroom of preschoolers is huddled around me as we read our visual list of ingredients and take turns carefully measuring. 20 minutes later when our cornbread is pulled out of the oven they are b...

Best Books to Read Aloud About Winter Clothing

Winter mornings in our house mean an endless search for mitten pairs, the puzzling difficulty of putting boots on the right foot, and the time consuming search for the perfect Winter hat for the day. ...