Books Your Kindergartner Will Love!

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Today is week four in this year’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Through Play series, and we’re talking about literacy! I believe that the best way to build kindergarten literacy skills is to find books your kindergartner will love! To get you started, I’m sharing some of our favorites! All links are Amazon affiliate links. If […]

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 […]

Adventure Stories for Kids: Gannon and Wyatt

Seven-year-old Emma may come across as very calm and even sedate, but this girl loves adventure! Emma would like to travel the world, but we can’t do that right now, so I am always looking for exciting new books for her to travel through. The new middle-grade adventure series, Travels with Gannon & Wyatt, was […]