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
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
SUMMER READING TIP
MAKE IT FUN! Kids are told what to read all year, so summer is a great opportunity for kids to reconnect with the joy and excitement of getting lost in the pages of a book. Some ideas: Set your little one free in a library, bookstore (Books and Cookies… wink wink) and allow them to choose what appeals to them. Create a summer book bag that you can take on the go! Books are perfect for traveling, laying in the sun… Have a family book club. Even if your kids aren't close in age