Bear Snores On Inspired Snack Time

Bear Snores On is not only a fantastic read aloud it also offers a chance to learn about hibernation and build literacy skills. This read and play is a fun way to work on literacy skills such as story...

12 Best Children’s Books about Moving

Have a move coming up with children? I feel you. We are packing everything we own into another moving van and moving from New York City to San Diego this month. This is the fifth time we have done thi...

Best Children’s Books about Adventure

Picture books can carry you off on a daring adventure to new places with exciting characters without leaving your cozy couch. This month’s family reading challenge is all about children’s ...

Winter Story Time Ideas for Preschoolers

In the northern states we are bundling up and watching the weather for the perfect snow day. If you are planning preschool circle times or library story times for Winter then this is the post for you!...

Gingerbread Unit for Preschoolers

Is it the warm, spicy scent? Maybe the playful, colorful decorations? Perhaps it the feisty way they were characterized in Shrek? Something about Gingerbread Men makes them a Christmas favorite and th...

5 Picture Book Inspired Ornaments Kids Can Make

Tis the season for giving. My kids love to make ornaments and other gifts. They love being able to proudly gift a friend or family member something they made or pull out their own ornaments to decora...

Kid Made Painted Wooden Spoon Teacher Gifts

When December hits and I start making my Christmas gift list I am always struck with the “oh no! What do we gift their teachers?” thought. Do you have this moment? I used to teach preschoo...

Kid Made Carpenter Christmas Tree Ornaments

Can children truly make an ornament on their own that someone will proudly hang on their tree? I think so. We love making ornaments to give as gifts and I cherish the ones that I pull out of our Chris...