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Our Favorite Christmas Books: Part One

20 favorite Christmas books for toddlers and preschool kids

We have been reading and enjoying TONS of Christmas books for toddler and preschool aged kids this holiday season!  I thought it’d be nice to share our favorite Christmas books in case you are looking to start or add to your own collection.  These are a mix of religious and secular Christmas books in totally random […]

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Peter Rabbit Small World Book Play

Easter activities

My kids and I are huge fans of classic stories.  The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter are some of our favorites, and of course the most popular of those is The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  To give my kids a chance to act out the story which is GREAT for comprehension, I created a Peter […]

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Our Favorite Picture Books

favorite picture books

  These are some of our favorite picture books (in alphabetical order).  By favorite, I mean we’ve read them minimally 10 times each…true favorites!  Click on the title to see the full blog post or a link to the title on Amazon.  Check back often for new additions! 🙂   Our Favorite Picture Books Arthur’s […]

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Chapter Books for Preschoolers: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Mr. Popper's Penguins: chapter books for read aloud to preschool kids

I’ve had lots of questions about when to start reading chapter books and what chapter books to start with, so I thought I’d keep a running log of the chapter books I’ve read with L&L: #8 Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater We finished this book this week.  It was quite a treat […]

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Calling All Dr. Seuss Fans! — Seussical the Musical!

The Monday Musical series is a weekly feature on the blog each Monday.  It details the musical we listened to the previous week, along with any additional resources we used or go-along activities we completed.  Rationale and Goals:I decided to start listening to musicals with Luke (age 4) and Lilah (age 2) because they LOVE music […]

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30 Favorite Children’s Book Authors

We *love* to read at our house and I think it is one of the most important things you can do with your child, starting from the very beginning!  Here is a listing of 30 of our favorite children’s book authors both classic and contemporary.  We’ve enjoyed these authors’ books during the time from birth […]

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