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 →
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 →
Why Elephant And Piggie Are Fantastic For Beginning Readers
Have a beginner reader at home and need some books that will give them the giggles and get them to love reading? Then look no further than Mo Willems Elephant and Piggie series! Kids cannot resist these hilarious books, and they are fantastic for helping new readers with sight words and practicing sound blending. Simple... Continue Reading →
Reading Games: Would You Rather? With Books!
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 →