Super Fun Dinosaur Activities for Preschoolers

Can you picture 20 preschoolers stomping around a carpet shouting “We are the Dinosaurs marching marching….ROAR!”? This is the glee with which our librarian in Mississippi ended each...

30+ Ocean Picture Books for Preschoolers

Fascinating ocean animals, soft sand in our toes, the sound of the waves crashing against the shore, and oh that ocean breeze. Summer is here and in our house that means it is time to head to the beac...

We Love Dads! And other fun read alouds.

Daddy’s Day as Father’s Day is affectionately known in our house is just around the corner. This week our book list is inspired by those beloved daddies. affiliate links are included below...

How to Use Picture Books with STEM Learning

Does literacy have a place in STEM curriculum? I think yes, but let’s start with STEM. For those of you who aren’t sure, STEM is short for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. There...

12 Best Children’s Books about Moving

Have a move coming up with children? That was us this time last year. We packed up everything we owned and moved for the fourth time since our twins were born. It’s not fun, but there are some w...

Shapes Storytime for Toddlers

Squares, Circles, Triangles and more! The shapes are all here and ready for a fun storytime. Below are some fun read aloud books, songs, and activity ideas for learning shapes with toddlers and presc...

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...