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...

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...

Stars and Space Storytime

3-2-1 Blast off! It’s almost impossible not to be awed by Space. Right? Last year my kids developed a huge interest in space and we spent months learning about the planets, space travel, and the...

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...

Growing a Seed Storytime

My twins spent most of last Spring with their elbows and knees smudged with dirt. They love to garden and we learned a lot about growing things as part of our homeschool preschool. The planting. The d...

Bears Story Time for Preschoolers

My kids are eager for sledding and snowmen, but this time of year just makes me want to curl up and hibernate like a bear. This story time is for the sledders, the hibernators, and all animals fans al...