Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Who’s Hiding, Disney, Winnie the Pooh, Animal Camouflage series

"Who's Hiding" is a hardcover Disney book, number eleven in the Animal Camouflage series, intended to be read to a preschool audience. What I disliked: It's Winnie the Pooh, not my favorite cartoon, but that's the only thing I can really complain about. What I liked: It is a great way to help preschoolers learn… Continue reading Who’s Hiding, Disney, Winnie the Pooh, Animal Camouflage series

Becky's Favorite Books, Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Cool Time Song by Carole Lexa Schaefer

Cool Time Song is written by Carole Lexa Schaefer and Illustrated by Pierr Morgan.  It was given to us by Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, and I am very thankful.  This is not a book I would have picked up off the shelf for myself, but it's magical and transports you to a different place. What… Continue reading Cool Time Song by Carole Lexa Schaefer

Elementary Books, Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

"New Baby" by Stan & Jan Berenstain, part of the Berenstain Bears' series, is a 32 page soft cover book intended for ages 4-7, Lexile is AD620, meaning it is intended to be read to a child.  For our family, I read it to the preschoolers and by second grade they could read it themselves. … Continue reading New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

Kids, Open Books, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

The More We Are Together

"The More We Are Together" is published by Scholastic and was given to us free at the pediatrician's office.  It is a board book intended for Toddlers. What I disliked: I liked it, no criticism from me. What I liked: This is a cute, brightly colored board book.  The circles on the right hand side… Continue reading The More We Are Together

Kids, Uncategorized

The Apples of my Eyes

Hey everyone!  I bumped into a couple awesome bloggers today and thought I'd share.  I started by exploring David Snape's blog, which looks to me like he has built an awesome community of bloggers who come together to share their talents with the world, together, in a lovingly united way.  I loved this concept and… Continue reading The Apples of my Eyes

Kids, Uncategorized

Don’t bring home the class pet.

All right, moms and dads of this world.  If there is one piece of advice I can give you right now, it's don't be the hero. Just don't.  Say no. Say, "No, my little mini me, you may not bring home the innocuous looking little pet turtle from your class for the weekend. It will… Continue reading Don’t bring home the class pet.