When looking for stories for kids, don't miss these 12 amazing authors! Your preschool and kindergarten children will love the friendly, fun characters in these memorable stories, poems, and picture books. Read on to find our very favorite, award winning authors. Funny Stories for Kids 1) Mo Willems You probably already know that rascally pigeon … Continue reading Stories for Kids: 12 AMAZING Authors for Preschool & Kindergarten
Celebrate Read Across America week with these fun, low-prep Wacky Wednesday ideas! You'll create a fun and memorable day that will surely become your favorite wacky tradition! Wacky Wednesday is one of our favorite traditions! When I was teaching, Wacky Wednesday was always the week of March 2nd, when we celebrated Read Across America and Dr. … Continue reading 20 Wacky Wednesday Ideas: Easy, Low Prep Activities & Surprises!
31 days of not scary, friendly Halloween books for preschool aged kiddos. If you have a sensitive little one who loves Halloween but doesn't love the creepy side, these are for you! 31 Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool 1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson & Alex Scheffler An annual favorite in our house, join … Continue reading 31 days of Friendly Halloween Books for Preschool
Find ten lovable, not scary pumpkin books for preschool here, and don't miss our full list of 31 Days of Friendly Halloween books for this October! 1. Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli A beautifully illustrated story of a pumpkin seed who tries hard to be scary. But he must be patient. Little seeds grow into big … Continue reading 10 Pumpkin Books for Preschool! NOT Scary for Little Kids
Are you looking for some poems kids like? Read on for some very simple tips for finding the best poetry books for kids, plus a few poetry activities that will engage even your most resistant reader! We didn't always love poetry in our house. Around age 4 my oldest child, a thoughtful little boy was … Continue reading How to Find Poems Kids Like +6 Books They Will LOVE
The best books to read from birth to college. These will comfort you, surprise, teach, and entertain you. These are the books that will stay with you years after you've read them. The ones that you will want to pass on - that I want to pass on to my children. Some are new and … Continue reading 100 MUST READ Book for Children – birth to college.
Jane Yolen elementary Author Study: A book based unit study where you will find books and activities, meet the author, and a free printable author study pack.
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.
Temple Grandin Elementary Unit Study. Books and activities plus free printable notebooking and coloring pages.
Picture books organized by continent to enrich your geography lesson plans. Appropriate for elementary grades continent and unit studies.
Books, activities, and media resources to enrich an elementary around the world geography study or curriculum.
A round up of summer activities for families with young children. Check out ideas for outdoor play, crafts, and summer fun on a budget!
Join us for a bear hunt with these easy and fun lesson plans for a kindergarten literature-based unit!
Travel around the world with Jack and Annie in the Magic Tree House! Read on for a book list by continent and free printable maps!
Whether you're a homeschool parent, teacher, or just looking for a few activities to keep the kids occupied for spring break, read on for links to resources for activities, book lists, and free printable fun for spring!
I put this mini unit plan together to help the kids get excited and understand their trip to the dentist. Read on for educational resources about teeth and seeing the dentist - maybe for the first time!
I asked, "Who is your favorite author?" My son answered Eric Carle without a second's hesitation. Our house is filled with Carle's board books, flap books, and classic hardcovers that will last for many years to come. Read on for a complete list of Eric Carle books currently in print with links to over 40 read alouds.
We are excited to celebrate Read Across America Week and learn a little about one of the most beloved children's books authors - Dr. Seuss! I've put together some of our favorites in a fun and educational playlist.
Learning about the climate, people, and animals of Africa was very interesting for my kindergartner and for me! Here is a list of some of the extra resources we found to support our Africa Continent study.
Our adventures with Build Your Library took us to Africa this month! When the oldest showed some interest in chimpanzees and learning about Jane Goodall I jumped on it. Read on for lesson resources and our DIY lapbook lesson plans.