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24 Best Back-to-School Books: Preschool thru Middle School

Well, it’s that time of year again – back to school! I know many kids have mixed feelings about starting a new school year and some are a little anxious about moving up a grade.  Try reading a few books (or having older kids read themselves) about the grade they are about to enter.

Here’s a list of fun books to read at the end of summer (from Preschool thru Middle School) before kids start in their new classroom.

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2022 Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Check out the FREE 2022 Summer Reading Programs for kids! It’s that time of year again when we break out the list of free summer reading programs.  Since research shows that kids who don’t read over their summer break actually lose some of the skills they’ve learned, it’s important to find some creative ways to …

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25 Free Christmas Books Online & Read Aloud Stories for the Holidays

A wonderful list of FREE read aloud books online for Christmas and winter holidays is sure to inspire holiday reading! One of our most loved and read posts is Finding Free Kids Books Online — so I thought we should create a special Holiday Edition as our gift to each of you! So many families …

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17 FREE Summer Reading Programs & Book Logs for Kids & Teens {with printables}

FREE Summer reading programs and book logs for kids & teens — earn free books & more!! As parents, we know that connecting kids with books throughout the summer is SUCH a good thing.  Summer reading helps them to keep their vocab and comprehension skills strong so those first weeks back to school are much …

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Science & Water Activities for a Day at the Pond

One thing I really enjoy during the summer are days out with the kids!  We like to explore almost anywhere but since we have a summer budget, finding free places to visit is always a plus since we like to get out a lot during summertime. You don’t have to travel very far for the …

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12 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

Enjoy these Must-Read picture books and read alouds for Black History Month! February is Black History Month, a time celebrate the achievements of African Americans and learn about both the famous and not-as-well-known people who changed the face of history. As parents & educators, it’s our job to introduce a variety of literature into our …

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40 Animal Habitats Project Ideas & Science Activities

The topic for this week’s Dr. Seuss science activities for kids is animal habitat project ideas and activities! Diving in to learning about where animals live — like our recent layers of the ocean zones habitat project for kids  — is a wonderful way to inspire an interest in animals and their environment.   40 …

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