Such A Little Mouse by Alice Schertle and Stephanie Yue. A favorite picture book about the seasons! This sweet little mouse comes out of his house to show what each season is like for him. He has easy little adventures and meets up with different animals based on the season. He also gets to collect... Continue Reading →
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 →
It's that beautiful time of year when the weather cools and the smell of apples fill the air here in Vermont...and kids head off to school! Starting kindergarten can be the most heart-wrenching transition for families as it marks an enormous period of growth; it may also mean longer days away from home, being in... Continue Reading →
When I was a classroom teacher, I could always tell when a story time was going to be rambunctious. Some kids had the “super-wiggles” and sitting for a book was not going to happen. So, that’s when I would have our story time become an active story time game with Hear Do!
You all know I am low-key (or maybe high-key) obsessed with books, right? Right. So of course I have to make up games that revolve around reading! My most favorite reading game is Would You Rather? My kids each pick a book and after reading both, we decide which one we would rather be in... Continue Reading →