Family apple picking fun!

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro Myles wakes up early for the family trip to his grandparent’s apple farm! He measures the trip’s distance in the number of picnics it takes to get there! On the farm, everyone pitches in to help pick apples. And there are so many different … Read more…

This book rocks vocabulary! Check it out!

Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington tells the story of a young girl who has an apple farm.  Annie grows many kinds of apples, picks them, and then sells them in the city.   She also makes different apple products like cider, muffins, and pies to sell. The sweet story alone is a good reason … Read more…

Hey! It’s Summer! Go Outside!

Get out of the house and have fun! Today we will bring Science play to the yard: *To be a Scientist, you need science equipment! Grab a pot, plastic bowl, or bucket 60 inch measuring tape, 5 feet of sting or rope, a personal jump rope, or a garden hose Magnifying glass (if you don’t … Read more…

Orange and Plump! What am I?

Fall Pumpkins, Orange and Plump by Martha E. H. Rustad tells us everything we need to know about pumpkins!  This book is actually a “chapter book” and has 3 chapters which makes it a perfect 3 night read to take on a weekend trip in October (3 books for the space of 1!). The chapters … Read more…

Take a picture walk to a pumpkin farm!

Pumpkin Day by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace tells the story of a family of bunnies that goes to a pumpkin farm to buy pumpkins and learns a lot about pumpkins while they are there. There is so much information and detail about pumpkin farms and the things farmers do to help the pumpkins grow that you … Read more…

GR4K’s Daily Kindergarten Readiness Tips:

Today’s GR4K Kindergarten Readiness Tip is: 10/22/2018: Look for 5 of different things today. Count and label them as “5 ___”. Here’s what that could look like: look for signs of fall and find 5 orange leaves, 5 acorns, 5 sticks sort laundry together and find 5  socks, 5 shirts, 5 towels when eating cereal … Read more…