Christmas Story and Activity Box

Christmas Story and Activity Box

*Updated November 2021* Let me introduce you to my box. About 10 years ago I decided to organize our Christmas season nightly activities. I gathered our Christmas stories and activities and made a plan of when we would read those stories and do those activities. What...
Time to Teach Your Child To Read?

Time to Teach Your Child To Read?

If you are ready to teach your little one to read, or you are just preparing for the future, I would LOVE to share what worked for me with my girls. I TOTALLY understand that all kids are DIFFERENT but I think the more options you have and tools you have in your...
Bedside Book Holders

Bedside Book Holders

My girls LOVE to read at night. They bring piles of picture books to bed. Previously, most of the books would end up behind the bed, crushed on the bed or on the floor in front of the bed and stepped-on. I appreciate their love of reading, but I needed to do something...
Digitally Organize Picture Books: Personal Library App

Digitally Organize Picture Books: Personal Library App

Before I started using a Personal Library App… I would carry around a book list in my purse. It contained the books I already owned and books I would like to purchase or borrow from the library. That way, if I saw a book that looked good in a store, I could...
Paperback Picture Book Storage

Paperback Picture Book Storage

Do you have paperback picture books? You know, the floppy, bendy, easy to crease and tear picture books? The picture books that nearly disappear when you shelve them among hardback books because their spines are super thin? I may sound like a paperback picture book...
Animals & Animal Sounds at Storytime

Animals & Animal Sounds at Storytime

This homemade booklet is FULL of common animals young children can usually identify (the animal and it’s sound). It is easy to put together and it is a FAVORITE during storytime. Select what animals you would like to include. I will let you know what I chose and...