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...

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!...

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...

Why Reading Should Not Be Homework

Every week my twins come home with a sheet announcing their homework assignments and every week I cringe at the inevitable words “read aloud for at least 5-10 minutes and write a response.”...