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...

Picture Books for the World of Fairy Tales

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...

Week 11: Let’s 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. It’s time f...

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 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...

Our Big Emotions: A Read A Day Challenge Week 8

It’s week 8 of our A Read A Day Challenge! If you need a refresher on what to do the details are in this intro post. The two most important things to know are: 1. Read to your child every day. 2...

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...