Have an eReader? Fun and New Children’s eBooks

Blogged in Uncategorized Sunday June 30, 2013 at about 12:00 am

Kids love electronics, and story time is easier and more exciting for kids when they get to use the eReader. These new releases in children’s books are sure to put even more fun into reading time.

Pete the Cat is a favorite across different age groups, and the new adaptation of The Wheels on the Bus starring Pete the Cat, created by James Dean, is sure to keep your child interested and happy. Plus, the rhyming schemes are a great way to reinforce (more…)

Great Picture Books for the Little Ones

Blogged in Uncategorized Friday June 28, 2013 at about 12:00 am

Picture books have been around for hundreds of years. These simple introductory readers are the basis of any preschool age child’s reading foundation and includes short words and sentences, bright colors and illustrations, and are short enough in length to hold a child’s attention span.

Classic picture books, like the Little Golden Books series, are inexpensive reads that will delight both toddlers and school age children. These stories usually have a moral or lesson to be learned at the end, such as sharing with others, good manners, obeying parents, and helping out the community or the environment.

Illustrations (more…)

Interactive Books to Stimulate Learning

Blogged in Uncategorized Thursday June 27, 2013 at about 12:00 am

It’s never too early to share books with a child, especially when the books are interactive. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers thrive with hands-on learning.

Where is Baby’s Belly Button? by Karen Katz is a lift-the-flap book that teaches body parts like hands, eyes, and yes, belly-buttons. Katz uses engagingly bright colors and patterns.

Eric Carle’s classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar provides opportunities for children to learn numbers, foods and days of the week, all while the caterpillar eats his way through a feast. Children love to poke little fingers through the actual (more…)

25 Classic Children’s Books to Read Together

Blogged in Uncategorized Tuesday June 25, 2013 at about 12:00 am

The internet and television can pull a child’s attention away from many activities, like homework and spending quality time with the family. When I was a young child, we didn’t have the internet, and cable was much more expensive. To occupy my time, my mom would read to me and it’s something I think all children would definitely enjoy, even today. Here are 25 classic children’s books that you can read together.

1. Tales of Mother Goose by Charles Perrault:
2. The Swiss Family Robinson
3. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
4. Grimm’s Fairy Tales
5. Oliver Twist: (more…)

Books That Make Great Bedtime Stories

Blogged in Uncategorized Monday June 24, 2013 at about 12:00 am

Books That Make Great Bedtime Stories

How To Present Reading As A Fun And Creative Activity To Children
Most avid book readers admit that they began reading at an early age. Reading is more essential now than ever before. By this, I mean electronic devices and modern technology has distracted children from realizing the potential of education and reading books. Because books do not digitally move around, they are sometimes seen as boring and dull to many children. However, reading to children at bedtime is a great way to calm (more…)

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