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Summer Reading & Activity Books for Kids – 07/20/13

Posted on: Friday, July 19th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Games, Mary Pope Osborne, parent involvement, Puzzles, Reading, Summer, Summer learning loss

As summer is in full swing we all look to sunny warm days to be out and about with the kids.  It may be on vacation or around the neighborhood.  But, sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate and we look for … read more »

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Gardening, and more, for the Kids – Book Suggestions – 03/14/13

Posted on: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Gardening for kids, Planting, Reading with kids

Our blog this week provided an idea to help get the kids excited about, and involved in, starting a vegetable garden.  Keeping with the theme, this week’s book selections are gardening books for the kids. The Ultimate Step-by-Step Kids’ First … read more »

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Books to help start conversations with your kids. – 08/23/12

Posted on: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Conversations with kids, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, talking to kids

In keeping with our “Using Trivia to Start Conversations with Your Kids” blog this week our book suggestions can help start those conversations.  They’re also a fun read which will help get your kids back into the “reading mode” as … read more »

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Summer Activity Books for Kids and the rest of the Family – 07/26/12

Posted on: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

To help keep your kids, and the rest of the family, active and reading over the summer we are suggesting three activity books.  Each book contains activities that the whole family can enjoy and learn a few things, too.  Let’s … read more »

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More Summer Reading Books and Activities

Posted on: Thursday, June 21st, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Books, Donald J. Sobol, Family Activities, Reading, Reading series for kids, Roald Dahl, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

For anyone planning a road trip this summer it can be tough to keep the kids interested and occupied during the journey.  This week’s recommendations contain books and an encyclopedia, from National Geographic Kids, to help you.  Besides keeping them … read more »

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Summer Reading Activity Books Recommendations – 06/15/12

Posted on: Friday, June 15th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Cooking, Gardening, Michele Obama, parent involvement, Summer Activities for Kids

With summer just around the corner, or already here for some, our book recommendations this week will help keep the kids busy, reading, learning and having fun.  The first two are about creating a garden with the kids.  Once you … read more »

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Three Fun Tips for Reluctant Readers

Posted on: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 in Activity Book, Family Activities, Games, Joke, parent involvement, Reluctant Readers

Some kids are reluctant readers.  They just don’t want to read.  For parents who are avid readers, this is disappointing, and we try everything to get our kids to love it like we do.  A recent New York Times blog … read more »

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Gizmos and Gadgets for Kids of Today and Tomorrow – Book Selections – 05/04/12

Posted on: Friday, May 4th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Family Activities, Making predictions

Like it or not, kids live in a world of technology.  Our book selections this week focus on that world today and what we might expect that world to look like tomorrow.  Some fun reads and food for thought for … 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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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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