ABC Ready for School by Celeste Delaney

Brief Overview: This is a book filled with all the fundamentals of preparing a child for what they can expect at school. The author cleverly uses each letter of the alphabet to correlate with a school themed word(s) or phrases, such as using the word “Ask” for the letter A, “Be” for the letter “B”,…

Join In and Play by Cheri J. Meiners, M. Ed.

Brief Overview: In this book, children are placed in realistic scenarios of situations that could often happen at a school setting and teaches you how to deal with it. This book can help build up anyone’s social skills, any person, any age. For the shy child, it teaches children how to take initiative to join…

Acting out Three Little Pigs using DIY Puppets

We went for a stroll earlier this morning and found The Three Little Pigs by Nat Lambert on the bookshelf in the store. There are so many variations of this story …some that I feel are too long and wordy, or too confusing or scary. I’ve even heard of one from the Big Bad Wolf’s…

One Child, One Planet by Bridget McGovern Llewellyn

Brief Overview:  This book gives ideas of ways a person can help take care of the earth and why it is important to do so. It mentions greenhouse gasses in a way thats as kid-friendly as possible when they explain how they help keep the earth’s climate right and what happens when there is climate…

An Awesome Book! By Dallas Clayton

Brief Overview: A whimsical, silly and highly imaginative book on “Dreaming Big!” This is a great book to get as a gift for graduates and birthdays. It talks about how mind-boggling it is for some people to  dream of material and practical things, such as furniture and hats; about going to work, and what you…

In My Heart by Jo Witek

Brief Overview: A little girl shares her feelings in descriptive ways from a child’s perspective. The author goes over the following feelings: Happy Brave Mad Calm Broken Sad Hopeful Afraid Silly Shy To describe the feeling of happy, the author connects it to feeling like a bright star. To describe brave, the author compares that…

LMNO Peas by Keith Baker

Brief Overview: LMNO Peas is an alphabet book where little peas are acting out the things whatever that particular letter of the page happens be to explain who they are and what they do. Thoughts: This is one of the girls’ favorite and most requested stories! They like how funny the peas can be and…

Your Own Big Bed by Rita M. Bernstein

Brief Overview: The author goes over a series of different animals and how they started in an egg and connects it to a human baby and how you started in mommy’s belly. The baby animals eventually all cracked out of the egg, and you, who came out of mommy’s belly. Next, it talks about how…