Throughout our lives we are faced with many changes. Change can be good, but it isn’t always easy. It involves taking risks and being open to new possibilities. Don’t Be Afraid to Drop by Julia Cook shows kids how keeping an open mind and taking on a positive perspective can help us step outside of our comfort zone. I want to… Read More
On Christmas Eve, many families leave cookies and treats for Santa and the reindeer. Have you ever imagined what might happen if Santa ate too many cookies and treats? Santa’s Stuck by Rhonda Gowler Greene does just that. Here are a few free activities you can pair with this story. About Santa’s Stuck This playful picture book answers the age-old… Read More
Red and Lulu is a beautiful story that combines Christmas cheer with the magic of New York City. Within its pages you will find a message about how important it is to be surrounded by love. Here are some printable and digital Red and Lulu activities you can use in the classroom or at home. ABOUT THE BOOK Written and… Read More
Aaaarrgghh! Spider! is a short and sweet story about a spider who finds a family. Here are a few activities you can pair with the book.
If you need some stories to engage and entertain your young readers, look for The Little Books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. This trio includes Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink. These books put a fun spin on some common childhood predicaments that your students will enjoy! Keep reading to find some fun activities you can pair with each book…. Read More
The beginning of the school year is a busy time filled with teaching expectations and procedures. However, it is also a time to celebrate just how diverse and important each student is to your classroom! Just like a box of crayons, each student plays an important role in the overall picture. For this reason, I love to read crayon-themed picture… Read More