Weekend Links: Preparing for Ramadan and other June events

Happy June! June is a month filled with many exciting things from the ending of the school year to things like National Audio Book Month, World Oceans Day and Ramadan. I thought I would take this opportunity, since there is so much fun stuff happening this month, to share resources and books on each of […]

We’ve discovered Gravity! Gravity Booklist and Activities

It’s official summer has started here for us. I know some of you are still finishing up the school year and our friends down under are getting ready for winter break but us, we’re in the throes of summer and NO schedules. I love this time of year. I really do, I feel rested. This […]

Weekend Links: Kidlit Summer Reading Recommendations

If it hasn’t already, the school year is nearly over here in the States, the weather is warmer, and summer is nearly upon us. Wondering what to do with the kids over the summer break? The first answer I would give is to get ourside, explore, travel and spend quality time together! But another thing […]

New Summer Book Releases that Kids Will go Crazy for!

If it hasn’t already, the school year is nearly over here in the States, the weather is warmer, and summer is nearly upon us. Wondering what to do with the kids over the summer break ? Have I got a list of fun and active favorites for you. Did you notice I didn’t use the […]

The Breakfast Table Book Club

Today’s post is coming to you live from the breakfast table. We get many books to read and review and the really successful ones, the books that become favorites, are those that get the “The Breakfast Table Book Club” approval! This is how is works, I have stacks of books everywhere in this house. Often […]

Weekend Links: Booklists that Share the Power of Diverse Reading

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance every weekend to share the best-of-the-best in the way of wonderful booklists and links that I have discovered during my Internet travels. This week I have found some amazing books that will help guide and grow our young readers and share some booklists that share the Power […]

#ReadKidsClassics: The Jungle Book Book Review + Activities

It’s time for our May pick for #ReadKidsClassics! As many of you already know, I am a huge fan of children’s classics and over the years my family has actively read old classics and discovered new ones. In 2016 one of my many goals is to discover even more classics and share them with you, […]

Whose Hands are These by Miranda Paul {+Helping Hand Activities!}

All kids have a dream of “being like Big People” and Miranda Paul’s charming book Whose Hands are These are planting the seeds of all the helpful things that a child could be. If your hands can mix and mash, what job might you have? What if your hands reach, wrench, yank, and crank? The […]

Weekend Links: Great Books That Guide and Grow Young Readers

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance every weekend to share the best-of-the-best in the way of wonderful booklists and links that I have discovered during my Internet travels. This week I have found some amazing books that will help guide and grow our young readers. The world can be a scary place, but […]

More Dragon Fun! Kenny and the Dragon review and activities

We are huge fans of the Spiderwick Chronicles, so when Tony DiTerlizzi’s book Kenny and the Dragon hit our book basket, a great time was had by all. This charming and adorable book is about a little rabbit named Kenny who befriends a peace loving dragon named Grahame. The only problem is that the villagers […]