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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Some Top Rated Books – Book Selections – 04/26/12

Posted on: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 in Avi, Book List, Book recommendations, Shel Silverstein

Most weeks we recommend books that are closely associated with our blog.  This week we decided to recommendation some books that are highly rated and will both educate and entertain the kids. National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012 is for kids age … read more »

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The Need for Parental Support in a World of Gadgets, Gizmos and Apps

Posted on: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 in Family Activities, parent involvement, talking to kids, Technology for kids, TV time for kids

There is no shortage of research data on infants and toddlers and “TV time”.  Common Sense Media reports 40% of 2-4 years olds and more than 50% of 5-8 year olds use smart phones, iPads and other similar devices.  These … read more »

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Making predictions – Book Selections – 04/20/12

Posted on: Friday, April 20th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Family Activities, Making predictions, Science Experiments for Kids

Our blog this week was about predictions.  Keeping with that theme, we predict your child will have great fun with these activities!  And you can have fun knowing that you’re helping your child make important connections between the skills of … read more »

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Encourage your kids to make predictions.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Family Activities, Making predictions, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

We at READS always encouraging kids to make predictions or inferences about what they think will happen next based on the information they already know.  How about encouraging the kids to select an area of interest, do some research, come … read more »

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Family Traditions – Book Selections – 04/13/12

Posted on: Friday, April 13th, 2012 in Book List, Book recommendations, Family Activities, parent involvement, Patricia Polacco

Our blog this week was about how kids can become involved with family traditions.  This week’s book selections contain two stories about family traditions and one humerous look at one tradition viewed from many cultures around the world. The Keeping … read more »

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Tradition!! What’s that all about?

Posted on: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Easter, Family Activities, Holiday, parent involvement, Passover, talking to kids

Tradition!!  This past week many of us celebrated Easter or Passover.  We are probably recovering from cooking and overeating.  Yet, that’s part of the tradition.  We may moan and groan, but we’re already looking forward to next year. While the memories … read more »

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Book Selections for a Spring Break sleepover – 04/06/12

Posted on: Friday, April 6th, 2012 in Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Spring break for kids

A few weeks ago, our blog suggested a sleepover to keep the kids busy for a night during Spring Break.  If you’re planning a sleepover (Spring Break or some other time) here are some book suggestions that will help with … read more »

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A doubly healthy outdoor activity for the kids.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 in Activities for kids, Family Activities, Michele Obama, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids

Even though it’s been a mild winter for many of us there is no doubt that we were all happy to welcome the official start of spring and Daylight Savings Time.  No doubt some of us had to struggle with … read more »

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