Thursday, July 29, 2010


Speakaboos is a fun site where your child can listen to and watch stories being read to them online. They have even just released a version in Spanish. They also have a summer reading program, so check it out.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

What should I read next?

Sometimes when you finish a great book, you feel somewhat let down. You want the journey to continue. Go to Book Seer, type in the name AND author of the book you just finished and a list of recommended titles from Amazon and Library Thing will show up on your screen. What a great way to keep reading! Enjoy!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Success in First Grade

I came across a post on the Internet today 10 Tips for First Grade Success. It has some really good ideas on things to do to help your first grader to succeed in transitioning from kindergarten to first grade. There are some big adjustments that your child needs to make to be successful in first grade. Check it out.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Summer Reading Tips

I just found this online article with tips and ideas of ways to read in the summer here at The Children's Book Review - Summer Reading Tips. The book mentioned in the article I haven't seen, but I am extremely curious to see what it says. The video at the bottom is worth watching. The classic picture books Pam Allyn chooses are some of my personal ones and the new ones look like they are worth finding. Enjoy!