The Best Picture Books About Grandparents

The Best Picture Books About Grandparents

Over the past year, many great picture books featuring grandmas and grandpas have been released. It has been a tender and heartwarming trend. There is nothing quite like a grandparent. Here are some of my VERY FAVORITE GRANDPARENT BOOKS. Old & new: SOMETHING ABOUT...
I Am Thankful for My Toes

I Am Thankful for My Toes

In a society obsessed with how our bodies look, sometimes it is easy to forget that our bodies are incredible. They enable us to do many fun and important things. As we teach our kids to be grateful for their bodies and to love themselves, we shift the focus from body...
How to Make an All-Purpose Storytime / Game Board

How to Make an All-Purpose Storytime / Game Board

One way to mix up storytime is to have the children “choose” what comes next. About 9 years ago I created this reusable board and it has held up amazingly. In addition to storytime, it works well for trivia games, choosing chores, etc. The board is 18” high x 24”...
How to Start a Storytime Group

How to Start a Storytime Group

Storytime at the library is usually great, but sometimes- It is too full…the parking lot and the room. It is held during nap time. Your library does not hold a regular storytime. You are worried about a germ-filled room (maybe you have a new baby). Library storytime...