Telling the family story can be fun!

Summer is the perfect time for silly stories and lots of family fun! *Tell a story! Your children love to hear stories about you when you were their age. If you have trouble getting started, find some pictures to use as a guide. Or just focus on one childhood memory – the time you went … Read more…

Sand and sun equals FUN!

Nothing says summer like a day at the beach! Warm sand, cold salt water, buckets and shovels, sandcastles, the smell of sunscreen, the screech of seagulls – magic! So, how do we use this word to build a child’s vocabulary? Here’s 3 quick tips to teach the word beach: Ask your child what a beach … Read more…

Can a day trip to the beach be saved?

No  beach close to you? Grandma solves that problem in a flash in Grandma’s Beach by Rosalind Beardshaw. In today’s Book Club selection, a little girl and her mom have planned the perfect day at the beach! And then mom gets called in to work. How does the day turn out when grandma comes to … Read more…

Flowers eat pizza?

Who would feed a flower pizza and cheeseburgers? In today’s Book Club selection, the action starts when Fran finds a flower pot with a little bitty green tip peeking out of the soil. In Fran’s Flower, written by Lisa Bruce and illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw, Fran tries to feed the tiny plant her favorite foods … Read more…