The Book of the Week is: Zinnia’s Flower Garden

In Zinnia’s Flower Garden by Monica Wellington A little girl grows an awesome garden! In today’s Book Club selection, Zinnia decides to grow a flower garden. A great example of how to plan out a project or solve a problem, Zinnia plans her garden, plants her seeds, waters, weeds, and watches as her garden starts … Read more…

It’s spring! Time to move playtime outside!

Winter can be cold and we all want to be toasty inside on those blustery days, but now spring is here and it is time to shake up our play routine! Give playtime a “happy shake” and push it out the door! *Grab your first cup of coffee and take it outside, or at least … Read more…

The word of the week is “SEED”

Have you seen bright beautiful flowers growing in gardens this week? How about delicious vegetables at the store like green beans or orange carrots or red peppers? Do you know what they all share? They started from little, tiny seeds! And “seed” is our word of the week. So, how do we use this word … Read more…

A young girl and her dad build a garden!

In Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, a little girl and her father build a garden to surprise her mother on her birthday! In today’s Book Club selection, the action starts on a trip to the grocery store. Dad and daughter take their garden supplies home on the city bus and carry it up the stairs … Read more…

Building a memory: The Family Sleepover

We’ve been talking about making bedtime a simple and effective routine all month, now it’s time to switch that up! Once in a while, maybe once a month, have a family sleepover! Here’s how to make this a night your children will remember forever: First, everyone gets in their pajamas! Decide where you are going … Read more…