Make Way for Boston!

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey tells the story of soon-to-be parents looking for the ideal neighborhood to build their first home. Yes, the expectant parents are ducks, but the lessons to be learned apply to all species! Things like: Listen to your parents! Come when they call you! Stay together! Don’t wander off! … Read more…

Learn about robins and their nests!

Robins in your yard or in the park is a traditional sign of Spring! They’re fun to watch while they pull up worms or gather bits of twigs and grass to build their nests. You can learn so much about  robins in the book, A Nest Full of Eggs written by Priscilla Belz Jenkins and … Read more…

Wandering children scare moms of all species!

A Mama Duck and her 8 ducklings share a snug nest on the side of a pond in this Caldecott Honor Book by Nancy Tafuri. (Look for the Caldecott Medal on the book’s cover; it represents the best illustrations for the year the book was published.) In the book, Have You Seen My Duckling?, the … Read more…

Get up and MOVE!!!

The Busy Body Book written and illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell might be just the book you are looking for if you want to exercise with your child AND understand why it is so important to move our bodies. In an easy to understand, kid-friendly format, Lizzy Rockwell give us great ideas for moving our bodies! … Read more…

To stamp out “hanger”, read a book!

Good Enough To Eat: A Kid’s Guide To Food And Nutrition written by Lizzie Rockwell is a great book to check out if you are looking for a kid-friendly book on healthy eating to start a conversation with your child. The book starts out: “Babies cry when they are hungry. Dogs bark and howl. When … Read more…