7 Fun Picture Books for Zoo Fans

We’re going to the zoo this week! Or at least our read alouds are! My daughter loves animals so this is the perfect theme for her. I hope you have fun reading about animals too. Feel free to jus...

7 Spring Picture Books and Extension Ideas

Spring is here! Rain is falling. Flowers are blooming. Mud and puddles are aplenty. There are so many wonderful picture books that capture the best of Spring. The youthful energy. The potential of see...

Best Picture Books about Camping

Collecting rocks, roasting marshmallows, canoeing on lakes – we love camping. The weather is warming up. It’s time to start reserving campsites and dusting off camping gear. Whether you...

Picture Books to Put You in the Garden

Every morning and every afternoon we walk past a darling garden center. It holds busy, colorful rows of flowers shelved and hung from every inch. The cheerful owner waves good morning to us as he wate...

Picture Books That Inspire Imagination

Picture books has the incredible ability to capture and inspire your imagination. They bring to life new places and different experiences. The best make you temporarily get lost in their pages. Below ...

Picture Books That Inspire Kids to Move

Are your kids active? These are books for you! My twins cannot sit still. Their kindergarten teacher kindly refers to them as “energetic” and I know exactly what she means. The only time t...

A Week of Outerspace Read Alouds

3-2-1….BLAST OFF! My kids are kind of space nuts. And when I say kind of I mean WOW. I hope you guys feel the same way, or at least a normal amount of fascination with space, because we are goin...

A Week’s Worth of Weather Read Aloud Books

The flurry of snowflakes, the drizzle of rain, the assault of hail, the bright sun warming your face – we have experienced the full range of weather in the past month. It is now officially part ...

Best Picture Books for a Rainy Day

Our twins are fascinated by melting ice, thunderstorms, sunshine, rainbows and the whole gambit of weather. Spring is a wonderful time to learn about Weather. We often seem to experience all four sea...