Picture Books About Ponds

We have been thoroughly enjoying our focus on ponds this month. We found these great picture books about pond life at our local library and might have to buy a few to keep in our permanent collection! We have been including some pond vocabulary into our sight word sentences since we see so many ofContinue reading “Picture Books About Ponds”

Picture Books About Maps

My husband and I took lots of road trips together before we had kids and it was important to us that we continue that tradition with our kids. A couple of summers ago, we took a couple of long trips, and I wanted to find books about maps to prepare my son (Alice was justContinue reading “Picture Books About Maps”

Books About Colors

We are focusing on colors this week, exploring primary colors and color-mixing. We found these great picture books at our local library using a SUBJECT search for “Colors — juvenile fiction.” Using these search terms in a subject search will help you find children’s fiction about colors instead of everything in the collection that mentionsContinue reading “Books About Colors”

Shapes Flannel Board Song

We are wrapping up Shapes week with this flannel board song to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” My daughter insists on everything have a “happy mouth” so our flannel shapes are HAPPY SHAPES! Repeat the song for each shape that you have and count the sides together. Make your own or buy a setContinue reading “Shapes Flannel Board Song”

Books About Shapes

We are focusing on shapes this week, exploring how many sides each have and finding shapes all around. We found these great picture books at our local library using a SUBJECT search for “Shapes — juvenile fiction.” Using these search terms in a subject search will help you find children’s fiction about shapes instead ofContinue reading “Books About Shapes”

Books About Zoo Animals

Search your local library for these fun and engaging books about zoo animals! Animal Strike at the Zoo by Karma Wilson Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andraea and Guy Parker Rees Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann Peek-a-Zoo! by Nina Laden Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? byContinue reading “Books About Zoo Animals”

Five Giant Elephants

We are missing the zoo these days! Luckily we went right before everything shut down so the memories are still nice and fresh. Giants of the Savanna is by far our favorite area! Elephants and giraffes?! Yes, please! Watch the flannel board song here. This elephant rhyme has quickly become a household favorite! We doContinue reading “Five Giant Elephants”

Books About a Mother’s Love

Celebrate Mother’s Day with your little learners by enjoying some picture books that explore a mother’s special love! All Kinds of Kisses by Nancy Tafuri Llama, Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney Love You Forever by Robert Munsch Mommy, Carry Me Please by Jane Cabrera Mommy Hugs by Karen Katz Read to Me by JudiContinue reading “Books About a Mother’s Love”

Books About Fish

Try these picture books about fish that your little learners are sure to LOVE! Hooray for Fish by Lucy Cousins The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister Ten Little Fish by Audrey Wood The Three Little FIsh and The Big Bad Shark by Ken Geist WIsh for a Fish byContinue reading “Books About Fish”

Our Earth Song

It’s not technically Earth Day anymore, but we should celebrate our planet EVERY DAY, right?! The earlier children learn about the Earth and how we can all help keep it vibrant and thriving, the more likely they will be to develop lifelong habits of recycling, reusing, reducing and conserving! Try out this little ditty withContinue reading “Our Earth Song”