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Welcome to the ninth month of my series inspired by the Beauty and the Beast character, Belle, called Belle’s Book Corner. This month we will be exploring the world of bugs and insects, but before we do we must first go on our journey…  Once upon a time, in a land that was faraway, there lived a castle that was full of books. A woman who lived there, she...

  Do you like Shakespeare and want to teach it to your children or students? Do you think that they are just too young though? Well, I am a big fan of Shakespeare myself and was lucky enough to quite literally stumble upon a great resource.  If your family is like mine we are all into Star Wars in some fashion.  This is important because I feel that...

Welcome to the seventh month of my series inspired by the Beauty and the Beast character, Belle, called Belle’s Book Corner. This month we will be exploring the wonderful world of butterflies, but before we do we must first go on our journey… Once upon a time, in a land that was faraway, there lived a castle that was full of books. A woman who lived there, she...

It is with great happiness that I am finally able to share with you all my new curriculum: Journey into the World of Folktales.  This new comprehensive curriculum is just over 770 pages that covers 80 folktales from 75+ countries around the world.  This curriculum is perfect for children and students in grades Kindergarten through 5th.  Personally,...

Are you a fan of the Beezus and Ramona series by Beverly Cleary?  I know that there are definitely times where our family has a Ramona in it.  I love the books so much that I will be using this book with Elizabeth this year and I am sure that Beck will have some fun with it too.  I have reviewed the first book in the series, Beezus and Ramona.  You can find my...

Do you have a fan in your household of the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis? Since my husband and I both like the books, we are both positive that Beck will enjoy reading them as well; after all, he likes the movies already. Watching my son play with his Nerf sword and running around the yard vanquishing dragons, and ogres, and all things else threatening him and...

Do you love a good parade?  How about a children’s book about one of the greatest parade’s of all time, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade?  I have reviewed a book called Balloons Over Broadway that tells the story of Tony Sarg, the innovative puppeteer behind the original big balloons that entertain us each year, over on The Library Adventure. Drop...

Do you have a fan in your household of the Beverly Cleary book series about Ramona Quimby? I know that our daughter Elizabeth adores this entire series (as well as the movie). I can remember reading this book series when I was in elementary school and getting a great big chuckle out of it. Being a younger sister myself, I could relate to so many of Ramona’s off...

I wanted to share a little teaching tip and trick that I have done for the last 2 years with our son Beck and that plan to implement this school year with Elizabeth using the same strategy. As your child progressed in their reading skills, did they sometimes have a book or a chapter within a book that was chalk full of new words to them and also contain intriguing...

I am proud to announce my latest Alphabet themed early learning pack in my Early Learning Alphabet Pack!  This activity pack is perfect for PreK-K level students.  This pack focuses on teaching letters through shapes and hand-to-eye coordination through the Do-A-Dot Marker practice, tracing, and letter repeating while also teaching the sounds of the alphabet...

Have you heard of the new site The Library Adventure? If not, then come on over and take a look and see all of the library themed book reviews and other library themed activities! I am proud to be a monthly contributor to this site and will be sharing book reviews of books that I am reading with Beck and Elizabeth. Come on over to read my first book review on Tales...

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