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Back-to-School Books for Kids

Back-to-School Books for Kids

Summer vacation is winding down and school is almost back in session.  Below are some of our favorite back-to-school reads to get your little ones excited about starting school or returning to school. Truckeroo School This joyful story and picture book about creativity and acceptance will touch little monsters and their families, especially those who(…)

Boredom Busters:  Word Games from Educational Insights

Boredom Busters: Word Games from Educational Insights

Summer always seems to be a big time for games in our house. We typically have Family Game Night on Friday night. In the summer, we play games on the back deck, take games to the pool and also when we travel. Games are such a great way to enjoy the nice weather and to(…)

Super Genius Brilliant Learning Games

Super Genius Brilliant Learning Games

We love games as much as we love books.  If you combine the two and have a game which involves reading and vocabulary, we are “beyond the moon” with excitement.  Thanks to Blue Orange games for introducing us to their Super Genius Reading I and Compound Words games. Super Genius Reading I This reading matching(…)

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to(…)

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(…)

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers

I Love You – Touch and Feel A USA Today Bestseller. Fill their baskets with love this Easter with the perfect book to show them that some bunny loves them! Babies can explore different textures and expand their senses as they discover this padded board book’s tactile elements. They can touch soft bunnies, fuzzy teddy(…)