Animals

Mastering the Art of Stick Figure Critters

Mastering the Art of Stick Figure Critters

I don’t know about you, but I cannot draw. I couldn’t draw a stick figure to save my life. I am a fun partner for pictionary however and it’s due in large part because of what my drawing look like as opposed to what they should look like. Today, we feature a fun book that(…)

Start Reading with Beginning Readers

Start Reading with Beginning Readers

From the time they are born, we start reading to them.  When it’s time to transition to them reading on their own, beginning readers are the perfect place to start.  Get your child ready to read in three simple steps!  First, read the book to your child.  Second, read the book together.  Third, encourage your child(…)

Family Game Night:  Riddle Moo This!

Family Game Night: Riddle Moo This!

Family Game Night is a tradition in our household.  Every Friday we have dinner together, typically pizza, then play a game.  Sometimes we do themes and follow the game up with a movie, just depends on the mood for the week and what we have planned for Saturday. This coming week, we have a “Moo(…)

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

We love books and we love reading.  Even kids can get involved in science! With these books, kids can explore citizen science, conservation and becoming involved in the world around them. Bat Count – A Citizen Science Story Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it s time for the bat count! Bats have always(…)

Stunning Picture Books for Kids

Stunning Picture Books for Kids

Boo! by Ben Newman Scared you! This little mouse thinks he’s the bravest animal around, but it seems that he’s not the only one. . . All the animals are keen to show off their bravery—from the crocodile with his mighty jaws, to the tiger with her scary claws! But who will be the bravest(…)

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

We think one of the best things to include in an Easter Basket is a book. Here are some of our favorites from Flying Eye Books. Safe & Sound Young chipmunks live underground, while kangaroo joeys need a pouch, and crocodile hatchlings hide in their mother’s mouths. And so baby animals are safe and sound(…)