Halloween Costumes Preschool Story Time

My preschoolers have been thinking about their Halloween costumes since July. Some are easy to picture – an elephant, Cinderella, or a Construction Worker. Others, like a Veterinarian Astronaut,...

10 Best Children’s Books for Preschoolers

“Read it one more time Mommy!” My son’s pleading eyes looked up at me. I was tempted to stay snuggled with his tiny warm body on my lap and read one more book to my preschoolers, but...

Apple Picking Preschool Read & Create

One of the best things to do this time of year is drive into the country and find an apple tree where the low limbs are are lagging to the ground with the weight of crisp, juicy apples. It’s one...

Fall Leaves Preschool Storytime

Fall leaves in bright shades of orange, yellow, and red transforming our trees mark the change in seasons. Long before children can read a calendar or understand the mystifying concept of daylight sav...

Down on the Farm Toddler Story Time

Farm animals with their quirky characteristics and fun noises are always a favorite with infants and toddlers. This story time brings together three playful farm animal books and some hands on learnin...

ABCs of Back to School Story Time

The fresh boxes of crayons. The pointy tipped pencils. The clean notebooks with no mistakes. The bright charts with ABCs and numbers dancing across them. I love back to school season. Personally I hav...

13 Best Read Aloud Books for Toddlers

Reading books aloud to a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give. Reading aloud helps toddlers develop vocabulary, it teaches the important pre-literacy skill of how a book works, and it is a...

10 Best Books for Older Babies

My world changed in more way than one when my twins transformed from tiny newborns to active wiggling, rolling, crawling babies. Suddenly nothing on the floor was safe, they frequently took off in dif...

10 Best Books for the First Year

I felt silly reading Winnie the Pooh to my newborn twins, but I knew it was supposed to be good for them. Still balancing tandem nursing two babies as they wiggled on the twin nursing pillow while hol...