8 Board Books for Each Night of Hanukkah!
Bright Baby Touch and Feel Hanukkah Board book by Roger Priddy A perfect first board book to share with your baby to discover Hanukkah traditions. Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel Join in and sing the song with your little one! Where Is Baby's Dreidel by, Karen Katz Baby wants to spin the dreidel, but first she must find it! Biscuit’s Hanukkah by, Alyssa Satin Capucilli Hanukkah is all about sharing fun, food, and festivity with family and friends -- even your furry ones! Hanukkah L
Why Kids Read The Same Books Over & Over & Over & Over…….
Have you ever wondered why kids like to read the same books over and over (and over times infinity)? You could have a library of 150 books and chances are your little one will pick the same few books each and every time. You can’t even skip a sentence, because they know it inside out, front to back, side to side. One reason children like to re-read the same book is because they love knowing what’s going to happen next. Sound strange? If you think about it from their persp
5 Unexpected Ways to Read with Kids
We all know the importance of reading to our children, but there are times when the idea of sitting through If You Give a Mouse a Cookie for the twelfth time in one day can be mind numbing. Reading should be fun for you and your child, it’s a way to connect and bond, but it doesn’t always have to mean sitting down with a book. Here are five unexpected ways to read with your child: The Grocery Store- The grocery store has words everywhere, from the food on the shelves to the
Ideas to Get Your Kids to Read
Kids who love to read, LOVE to read. In fact, they love to read so much that it can be pretty difficult getting them to put their books down. Sometimes you actually have to physically remove the book from their hands so they don’t run into walls. But, for parents and teachers of kids who don’t enjoy reading, it can be really tough getting them to pick up a book. Of course, they’ll willingly pick up their phones or iPads to text and tweet their friends all day long, but readi
25 Bedtime Story Bests
Looking for new bedtime stories? Here are our top choices for bedtime themed board and picture books! In no particular order, with my favorite versions indicated. Little Owl's Night (Hardcover) The Going to Bed Book (Board) Kitten's First Full Moon (Hardcover) A Book of Sleep (Hardcover or Board) Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! (Hardcover) Pajama Time! (Board) Snoozers (Board) Goognight Moon (Lap Edition) Good Night, Gorilla (Board) Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Books and Cookies Book Mobile?!
Come, come now...did somebody say, BOOK MOBILE? YES. Some guy in a bowler hat in 1916 said it, and we're saying it again now! There are hundreds of food trucks in LA county. You can get hand pies, street tacos, even fresh pasta out of a truck now. Clothing boutiques have gone mobile. Vintage fashion trucks. Mobile museums. And yes, there is already evidence of books on wheels, too. A vintage bookstore has been spotted around Echo Park, and big name book publishers of course h
11 Best Potty Books
Our top choices for board and picture books involving all themes diaper, body, and potty! The classics, and then some. Poopendous! by Artie Bennett (Hardcover) Potty by Leslie Patricelli (Board) The Potty Book For Girls/Boys by Alyssa Satin (Board) Duck Goes Potty Michael Dahl (Board) Dinosaur vs. the Potty Bob Shea (Board) Everyone Poops Taro Gomi (Hardcover) Time to Pee! By Mo Willems (Hardcover) Superhero Potty Time or Princess Potty Time by Sue DiCicco (Board) I Wa
Children's Book Week 2014!
This week marks the 95th anniversary of Children's Book Week! On May 12-18, 2014, celebrate a love of books and reading in your home and community! "Cover to Cover, Coast to Coast" Children's Book Week originated in the belief that children's books and literacy are life-changers (here, here!). Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries,