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Matching Books to Your Child’s Interest

Matching Books to Your Child’s Interest

By the time children are at least one year of age, they are showing interest in different things. It's amazing the difference in what Caroline is drawn to at one year of age as opposed to what Coleman loved at that age. Allowing their interests to guide their reading...

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Creating An Inviting Home Library

Creating An Inviting Home Library

Children with greater access to books and other print materials express more enjoyment of books, reading, and academics. Children’s Access to Print Material and Education Related Outcomes When we were looking for our new home, something that was VERY important was a...

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COVID-19 BOOK DRIVE

COVID-19 BOOK DRIVE

Read about how you can help children who have lost access to books with the closure of schools and libraries today!

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Earth Day

Earth Day

There are so many wonderful children’s books that teach your kids how to take care of our planet and environment. Read about our favorite books and what we did to celebrate Earth Day!

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Books & Play

Books & Play

One of the most powerful ways that children develop literacy and language is through uninterrupted play. One of my favorite things to do (I loved this as a teacher, too) is to pair books with play. Read about how books provide a spring board for imagination while developing their literacy and language skills today!

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G is for Golf

G is for Golf

One way of reaching reluctant readers and raising a child who loves to read is to choose books THEY are interested in. Right now with Coleman’s interest in golf, we’ve used that as a way to incorporate one of his interests in reading. Whatever it is your child is interested in, introducing them to books, both fiction or nonfiction about that topic will go along way with developing their life long reading habits. Read here about our favorite golf themed read alouds!

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Dr. Seuss Book Basket

Dr. Seuss Book Basket

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss We are having so much fun reading Dr. Seuss books! Coleman has been participating in Dr. Seuss activities at school, eating green eggs and ham and...

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