Learning to Read With BOB Books

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We own several sets of BOB Books, and they have played a strong role in my three older kids learning to read, so we were thrilled to review some of their new Kindle books (the same books you buy in print, but available for Kindle – links are affiliate links, and anything purchased through them […]

Personalized Reading Recommendations for Kids from Zoobean

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My kids love reading and books, so I was thrilled when Zoobean offered me the opportunity to write a sponsored post about their personalized book subscription service for kids! Zoobean was started by a husband and wife team who met when they were both teaching 7th grade! They are parents and educators who are working […]

Loom Band Literacy

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Have your kids joined the loom band craze yet? My kids had to wait until 2014 to get their looms and bands, so we were a little late joining this trend, but seven-year-old Emma, six-year-old Johnny, and four-year-old Lily all enjoy making loom band bracelets! We also recently found another use or our loom boards: […]

Fun Activities for Classic Children’s Stories

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This post includes affiliate links to a few of our favorite Paul Galdone illustrations of classic children’s stories. Items purchased through these links, whether they be the books or something else, may earn us a small commission. Thank you for supporting this blog! Have you heard of Paul Galdone? He takes classic children’s stories and […]

Raising Imaginative Kids: Lily Writes a Story

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Four-year-old Lily has always had an incredible imagination, developing complex plots for her characters. Most of the time, I catch snippets of conversations as she moves her little people or animals around, or as she and Emma and Johnny role play. She had scribbled in this notebook for weeks, but one day I realized that […]