We've recently re-instated our weekly library trip. it's been a great way to break up long Winter days and strengthen our ask a question/look it up process. O's questions have been flowing very freely, as any four year old's do, and they are becoming much more complex, connected, … [Read more...] about Library Finds
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The past few weeks at story time we've noticed that O's interest is in longer and more detailed stories. He has also been showing a huge interest in making up stories on his own, as well as circle story time, where we take turns telling each other stories. We introduced story … [Read more...] about Introducing Chapter Books to Pre-Readers
I found this book while perusing the library with my son on our weekly visit. I had been looking for some good big brother books and this one looked great at first glance...and really delivered. My son loved it and asked for it many. many times at story time. The illustrations … [Read more...] about One Special Day: A Book for Big Brothers
This weeks book is 10 Mindful Minutes by Goldie Hawn, with Wendy Holden. As I started reading this book I found a wealth of great information for parents and children that I wanted to share. So in order to avoid a novella sized blog post, I'm breaking this book review into 3 … [Read more...] about Second Sunday Book Review: 10 Mindful Minutes, Pt 1.
'Mornin. This Sunday's book review is more like a list. Or a review of a list. Really of several lists. That's enough now. Notable Children's Books from 2012 is a list of children's lit comprised of titles that that the American Library Association along with the Association for … [Read more...] about Sunday Book Review: Resources for Notable Children’s Books