Favorite Books to Read Aloud to Your Kids
All of these book recommendations are fun and good books to read to kids; stories that the entire family will love! Read them to your kids and teens and everyone in between. A huge list of favorite books for kids that you will enjoy reading aloud too!
5 things kids need... before they're ready to sound out words - The Measured Mom
Ready to teach your child to sound out words? Make sure he or she has these five skills first. (Then click on a link for loads of free materials for teaching reading!)
A Booklist for Young Scientists
At the moment my eldest son (aged 6) is so enthusiastically engaged in Science. He wants to read and watch and explore anything and everything science related. Be it information about volcanoes, watching episodes about the Mariana Trench on You Tube, or devouring new concepts on the adorable free app Brain Pop. Watching the …
7 Essential Books on Music, Emotion, and the Brain
Essential books that bridge music, emotion and cognition, peeling away at that tender intersection of where your brain ends and your soul begins.
Audio Books for Kids - Playful Learning
We adore audio books and have gathered a rather large collection over the last few years. Listening to audio books is a great way for young children to internalize the fluency and expression that comes from reading longer chapter books. It is helpful to have them follow along with a hard copy of the …
Book Nook: Top Kid Reads for Spring
Resident MPMK children's librarian Janssen is back today with her top 10 picks for Spring and, bonus, a few Easter favorites too. I'll definitely be picking up a one or two of these to add to S and C's Easter basket this weekend. QUESTION OF THE DAY Do you have a seasonal home library for the kids? (We started ours about a year ago and it's so fun to see S and C's excitement over the books they remember from last year hitting our shelves again.) I've always loved spring, but now that I…
The 8 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools For Teachers - eLearning Industry
Free Educational Technology: The 8 best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools for teachers. Check how to use 8 great Free Word Cloud Creation Tools for teachers!
The Family Breakfast Project: Charlotte's Web
We participated in Cheerios and The Family Dinner Project's The Family Breakfast Project and tied it in with the book, Charlotte's Web.
33 Must-Read Books To Celebrate Banned Books Week
September 21 to September 27 is Banned Books Week. To celebrate, we found a bunch of books THE MAN doesn't want you to read. Fight the power! Read the books!