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.
How long can you sit still before you feel the urge to move? Chances are it’s longer than most kids can. And some children just can’t sit still no matter how hard they try. So how can we help those kids? Whenever I can, I like to share a book that kids can relate to AND learn from. Julia Cook… Read More
The Innovation Press has recently released Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and Luisa Uribe. This book is a celebration that reminds us of the beauty, history, and magic behind names. I want to share a few name activities you can pair with this book. I received a copy of this book from The Innovation Press in exchange for an… Read More
Being happy feels great, doesn’t it? But it’s unrealistic to expect to be happy all the time. Allison Edwards explores how it is normal to feel sad, frustrated, angry, embarrassed, and more in the book, Marcy’s Having All the Feels. I want to share some activities you can pair with this story. I received a copy of this book from… Read More
Are you struggling to get your reluctant readers excited about the books available to them? Are your students losing interest in reading in favor of daydreaming about warmer weather? Here are some of my favorite ways to get my students excited about books throughout the school year! USE YOUR READ ALOUD Use this time to make some powerful book… Read More
What makes someone a hero? Lisa King explores this topic in the book, Be Your Own Hero. This story shows that being a hero has a lot more to do with character and kindness than anything else! I want to share some activities you can pair with this story. I received a copy of this book from the National Center for… Read More