My Favorite Picture Books by Black Authors and Illustrators Reading books that center BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) characters is important, especially for white families. Children need to see people of all colors, races, religions, backgrounds, and orientations in their life and their reading materials! It helps to build flexible thinking and a... Continue Reading →
I Am Me: Picture Books That Build Self-Esteem
Building confidence and self-esteem during preschool and kindergarten doesn't happen overnight, it's something some children need to keep talking about every day. The adults in kids lives can help them by encouraging them to make their own choices around clothing and activities, say positive affirmations or mantras about themselves, and by reading books together! Some... Continue Reading →
New Story Video For Subscribers!
Imagine being on the moon with this dreamy story: The Boy and the Blue Moon! If you are feeling inspired after hearing this story, you can make some beautiful blue moon artwork or even a blue moon book! This video will show you how to make a mini book with one piece of paper. If... Continue Reading →
New Song For Subscribers: A Silly Vowel Song!
Let's sing a silly song about Apples and Bananas! (Click the images for video links) If you want to visit the Bakery Shop after singing about apples and bananas, head here: Or listen to a silly story about doughnuts here: Or just relax and imagine your favorite foods with this guided imagery: Want fun learning... Continue Reading →
Subscriber Story Time: A Silly and Delicious Counting Book!
Enjoy counting all the delicious doughnuts--and hungry friends--in the book: Dozens Of Doughnuts by Carrie Finison and Brianne Farley After all the doughnuts, check out the Bakery Shop Counting Song here: For another delicious story, listen to How To Make An Apple Pie and See The World by Marjorie Priceman Or if you just want... Continue Reading →