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...

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...

If You Bake a Cookie Story Time

My classroom of preschoolers is huddled around me as we read our visual list of ingredients and take turns carefully measuring. 20 minutes later when our cornbread is pulled out of the oven they are b...

Waddling Penguin Story Time for Toddlers

Is there anything cuter in Winter than a waddling penguin? Get excited for some adorable story time fun because today our Virtual Book Club for Kids theme is all about penguins. Below I’m sharin...

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...

Snowy Day Story Time

“Mommy it’s snowing!” “Mommy let’s go sledding!” “Mommy let’s build a snowman!” “Mommy where are my mittens?” Mommy needs a nap.  S...

Polar Express Story Time

In my eyes, The Polar Express is one of those rare, perfect picture books. From the first time this was read to me as a child it swept me away and hooked me forever. That might seem dramatic, but whil...

Gingerbread Man Story Time for Preschoolers

Is it the warm, spicy scent? Is it the playful decorations? Is it the feisty way they were characterized in Shrek? Something about Gingerbread Men makes them a Christmas favorite. A Gingerbread Man st...

Construction Site Story Time for Toddlers

I have this photo of my twins from when they were toddlers where they are both trying to squeeze through the front door at the same time with wide google eyes. What were they so eagerly trying to get ...

Hoot Owl Story Time for Preschoolers

“When you go owling you don’t need words or warm or anything but hope. That’s what Pa says.” I’ve been fascinated by owls since the first time I read Jane Yolen’s ...