10 Butterfly Books to Read with Kids

When I was a child, my mom always got us a special spring surprise, a caterpillar kit!  I can still feel the excitement when we opened the box!  It was amazing to be able to watch the caterpillars grow and change in their life cycles.  I continue this tradition with my own kids.  It makes me remember the way my mom always taught us in fun engaging ways! This year…

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Math Game

  We read Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker together.  Just like the trucks in the story needed to go to sleep, we talked about the toy vehicles in our house needing a place to sleep.  My boys LOVE their toy trucks, cars, and airplanes!  I always hear them saying, ‘Vroom!, Vroom!’ We decided a garage was a good place for the toys to sleep. Could…

15 Amazing Books To Read With Your Child This Summer

Summer is a great time of year to relax and grab a book with your children!  Whether it be on the beach, by the pool, at the park, or relaxing in your yard, I hope this list of summer books for children will help you to enjoy those lazy summer days! My kids have enjoyed each of these books!  I often throw them in my beach bag.  I always enjoy…

The Watermelon Seed, Children’s Book Activities

  We love fruit in this house!  The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli is a perfect book for some laughs and learning!  My boys always laugh hystericaly when the page, ‘BUUURRRRRRRP’ comes!  Below you will find three Watermelon Seed activities followed by extension ideas.   Imagination Activity The crocodile gets nervous that he will start growing a watermelon in his belly after swallowing a watermelon seed.  This can…