Quiet and LOUD Exploration with Babies & Toddlers

Have you ever noticed the contradiction that babies and toddlers are both sensitive to loud noises and supremely loud themselves? Understanding the differences between quiet and loud are a complicated...

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...

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...

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...

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...