Teach Story Sequencing with this Printable Organizer for Construction Fans

Teach Story Sequencing with this Printable Organizer for Construction Fans

This construction-themed graphic organizer introduces the reading and writing skill of sequencing. To understand what they read and to write coherently, emerging readers must understand that stories have a beginning, middle and end. Click through to get the organizer, suggestions for using it to teach young children, and recommendations for more than 15 kids books about construction.

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Get These Printable Acrostic Poem Booklets and Teach Gratitude to Kids

Get These Printable Acrostic Poem Booklets and Teach Gratitude to Kids

Thanks so much for stopping by. I really don't say it enough, but I so appreciate every single visit and visitor to this little site about my family's favorite kids books. To show my gratitude, I'm giving away free printable acrostic poem booklets.

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Creepy-Crawly Pattern Block Mats and 13 Spider Books for Kids

Creepy-Crawly Pattern Block Mats and 13 Spider Books for Kids

I’m offering free, printable creepy-crawly pattern block mats in four different spider shapes to pair with The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle and twelve more children's books about spiders. These will work all year long, but I will definitely be using them as a fun Halloween math activity in the next couple of weeks.

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Awesome Kids Book: A Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals

Awesome Kids Book: A Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals

Have you been wondering how to teach your children to properly appreciate macabre humor? If so, A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins is the answer to your prayers.

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Try This Storytime Strategy with Complex Books

Try This Storytime Strategy with Complex Books

If you are anything like me, there are books in your home library that you return to again and again. Many books fit into this category because they are playful, sweet, or otherwise beloved, and some books are read repeatedly because they are complex, intriguing, and deeply meaningful. Bluebird by Bob Staake is in this second category.

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