If you’re new to reading aloud, or just want some refresher notes, I’ve got a list of tips that will help you make the most of the read aloud time with your kids. Tips for Read Aloud Time with Kids 1. Choice When you’re picking books to read, remember, there is no perfect book! And […]Continue Reading
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I love finding and sharing exceptional nonfiction books that kids will enjoy reading and learn something from, too. Here are the new books you need to know about… Exceptional Nonfiction Books for Kids Packs by Hannah Salyer ANIMALS Beginning with minimal text, these gorgeous, captivating illustrations show groups of animals–herds, pods, packs– animals together. […]Continue Reading
Monthly subscription boxes for kids make fantastic holiday or anytime gifts because they last all year long. You can find interesting gift boxes for all ages and many interests that will give kids new books to read, activities to do, science to learn, and more. And, I imagine that grandma or auntie will find something […]Continue Reading
Many of these picture books will be on my BEST of 2020 list because they’re AMAZING. (I’ve indicated my enthusiasm with a purple star.) You’ll be so proud of me, I cut quite a lot of books from this list so that there are now only 30 new books to share with you. These are […]Continue Reading
Disclosure: I partnered with Colorado Shines to bring you this information. All opinions are my own. Who else wants their kids to grow up happy and healthy? When we become parents, our children don’t come with an instruction manual.When they’re age 0 to 5, supporting their development and growth is the most important thing we […]Continue Reading
What fun activities can you do at home to playfully explore picture books? Try a picture book scavenger hunt! It will get your kids reading and noticing books in a different way. I’ve made 3 printable picture book scavenger hunt downloads for you to use — One with check boxes and nouns for younger children […]Continue Reading
Take your kids outside on a spring scavenger hunt with this fun, free printable nature scavenger hunt that gets kids spending time outdoors. Scavenger hunts are wonderful ways to get children interested in nature and the outdoors. Not to mention, they keep kids busy searching for answers to the clues. I’ve made a free printable […]Continue Reading
Some kids struggle with anxiety starting even as a young child…and for us as parents, our deepest desire it to help them. As a parent with an anxious daughter, I’ve tried a LOT of things…some that have worked and some that haven’t. Today I want to share the tools and strategies that I recommend you […]Continue Reading