Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge Is Here Everybody! I’ve been working on this summer reading challenge for awhile and I think your kids will love it! No reading log, no handouts to turn in and best of all…NO pressure! Just an old-fashioned summer reading game with a cool twist to help other children at the same More …

Teacher Gift Ideas!

The end of the school year is fast approaching. Don’t worry, it snuck up on me too! This is the time to give thoughtful gifts to those educators that teach our children everyday even when we don’t want to claim those little scoundrels! 😀 So let’s show those teachers some APPRECIATION shall we? I’ve always More …

Screen Free Week Challenge!

Screen Free Week is happening April 30th-May 6th. It’s a great time for kids to focus on non-screen activities. Sounds easy right? Ha! I’m sure we all have a few activities that we could shout out but enough for a week?!?! Help is required. Screen Free Week was originally developed in 1994 as a break More …

Earth Day Books!

With Earth Day approaching, I decided to put together a fun list of books that celebrate our planet! Typically, Earth Day is not a huge book celebration day for us but my daughter has recently discovered a love for our planet and giving back so why not??? From fact books to examples of ways that More …

Spring Book Series! Week 4

Spring Book Series, Week 4 Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and gardens are growing! Who wouldn’t be in a great mood? Spring does go by quickly but what a welcome after such a brutal winter. When my daughter was small, we used to love to take walks and pay attention to every little sound More …

Spring Book Series! Week 3

Spring Book Series, Week 3 Spring is one of my favorite times of the year mostly due to chicks. I’m not embarrassed. 😀 I love those cute little guys popping up everywhere when springtime is upon us! With that confession out of the way, there’s an adorable book on my radar this year featuring those More …

Celebrate Heroes

Heroes need to be celebrated and what better way than with a book? My Mommy Is A Hero and My Daddy Is A Hero, both by Hannah Tolson, are two new wonderful picture books that do just that. Each book from Kane Miller tells a different story for each hero. My Mommy Is A Hero More …

Spring Book Series! Week 2

  For week 2 of my Spring Book Series, we’re going to bust out our flashlights and dig in the dirt! Let’s have some fun while we check out this awesome book…Shine-A-Light: Secrets Of The Vegetable Garden! The Shine-A-Light series is a huge favorite in our house! The book is a great non-fiction book that More …

Spring Book Series! Week 1

Spring is almost here! To celebrate the approaching flowers and sunshine, I’m starting a Spring Book Series! In the upcoming weeks, I will feature one of my favorite springtime books and a coordinating activity or snack. What a fun way to kick off the spring season! First up, It All Starts With A Seed by More …

Library Scavenger Hunt

I’ve always been lucky that my daughter loves to go to the library. For some parents though, getting your child through those double doors may take a little creativity. I put together this fun library scavenger hunt as a game to get children excited about their library visit. Kids can compete against each other and More …