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6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom Inspire kids inventors in your classroom with these activities that look at the invention process, helping your students develop their own creative ideas. Inspire kid inventors in your classroom with Read More … ….
23 of the Best Gardening Books for Children This post describes the many benefits of having children involved in gardening. Explore a list of wonderful fiction and non-fiction gardening books for children to promote a love of nature. Gardening Books Read More … ….
37 Picture Books by Asian Authors about Asian Characters All these wonderful books are by Asian authors, and many Asian illustrators, about Asian characters. Many children will recognise their own lives and homes in these books, while they will introduce Read More … ….
27 Picture Books about Honesty and Trust Explore children’s books about honesty and trust. Read about characters listening to their conscience and who understand the effects of dishonesty on others. Honesty in the Classroom Telling the truth isn’t always natural Read More … ….
35 Picture Books to Teach Prediction Explore picture books perfect to teach prediction. Making predictions helps your students engage with books and make connections with their own experiences and prior knowledge. Teaching Prediction in the Classroom Prediction is what the Read More … ….
Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility These environment books focus on different aspects of saving the planet including deforestation, plastic reduction and saving habitats. They explain environmental responsibility in ways for children of different ages to understand. Environmental Responsibility More Read More … ….
41 of the Best Picture Books about Acceptance These books about acceptance include scenarios of self-acceptance, acceptance of others, and acceptance of situations out of our control. They focus on the importance of being yourself, self-esteem and empathy for others. Read More … ….
Teaching Poetry to Children Using Picture Books Teaching poetry is not every teacher’s favourite thing. Find out how poetry benefits your students along with 30 diverse poetry picture books to use in the classroom. Benefits of Teaching Poetry in the Read More … ….
24 Children’s Books about Adapting to Change Adaptability, along with resilience & determination, help children deal with obstacles. In these picture books about adapting to change, you will find characters who face uncertainty and disappointment. Adapting to Change and Flexible Read More … ….
30 of the Best Picture Books about Respect Help children to respect themselves, other people and the world around them with these books about respect. Explore characters showing respect, acceptance of differences, using respectful words and respecting the environment. Respectful Read More … ….
14 of the Most Delightful Easter Books for Children Easter is on its way and it’s always good to have a few classroom Easter books ready to read. Whether it’s about the Easter bunny or more spiritual we have some Read More … ….
37 Picture Books about Tolerance and Inclusion These books about tolerance and inclusion support your students in responding to discrimination, and standing up for what’s right. Tolerance and Inclusion in the Classroom In a multicultural world, discrimination is all around Read More … ….
28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Browse a collection of picture books that celebrate Hispanic culture, family life, people, traditions, festivals and the places they live. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Books I have rounded up an inspiring collection of Read More … ….
31 Picture Books about Cooperation and Teamwork Picture books about cooperation and teamwork help children see the benefits of collaboration rather than expecting to have everything on their own terms. Books about Cooperation and Collaboration The art of cooperation is Read More … ….
32 Diverse Children’s Books about Mothers These diverse books about mothers celebrate their unconditional love for their children. They are a great way for your students to discuss different types of families from different cultures. Diverse Picture Books About Mothers Read More … ….
33 Picture Books about Empathy and Understanding Books about empathy help your students understand the consequences of their actions by imagining other people’s feelings, supporting them to be reflective and open-minded. Books about Empathy and Understanding Children need a good Read More … ….
40 of the Best Picture Books About Friendship Friendships help us develop trust, compassion and a sense of belonging. These picture books about friendship show characters who share, cooperate and see events from different perspectives. Positive friendships help us develop Read More … ….
Children’s Books about Inventors Perfect for Teaching STEM Teaching STEM with these books about inventors will spark children’s imagination, inspiring them to develop and improve their own creative ideas. Teaching STEM with Picture Books Celebrate the creativity of the individuals Read More … ….
Classroom Resources for International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year and it is celebrated all over the world. This post is stocked full of related resources and teaching tools. Though of course, you can Read More … ….
32 of the Best Books about Inspiring Women Read these books about inspiring women to empower girls to reach for their goals no matter the obstacles. The women in these books promote gender roles, resilience, perseverance, inquiry and courage. Inspiring Read More … ….
50 Diverse Picture Books with Strong Female Characters Do you need more picture books in your classroom or school library with strong female characters? Take a look at the 50 recommendations below for some inspiration. Books with Inspiring Girls and Read More … ….
Outstanding Picture Books for Comparisons and Making Connections Scroll your way through multiple lists of suggested companion picture books for making connections and comparing & contrasting. Picture Books for Making Connections Comparing and contrasting books and making connections with them Read More … ….
20 of the Best Books Promoting Chinese Culture for Kids These picture books about China are a wonderful way to promote Chinese culture for kids. They bring the culture and traditions of China alive for your students. Disclosure: This post Read More … ….
42 Picture Books Celebrating Black History and Identity These picture books celebrate black history, and black characters living their lives, fighting for change and equal rights, and improving life for everyone. Celebrating Black History and Identity If you are interested Read More … ….
18 Free ebooks about the Coronavirus for Children Do you want to help your students understand more about Covid-19, key workers, lockdowns, social distancing and wearing masks? Scroll down to explore free ebooks about the coronavirus. Free ebooks about the Read More … ….
15 Picture Books to Help Children Cope in the Coronavirus Pandemic Scroll down for some wonderful picture books that are great prompts for discussions about the coronavirus pandemic, key workers, lockdowns, social distancing and wearing masks. Discussing the Coronavirus Pandemic Read More … ….
47 of the Best Immigration Books for the Classroom Discuss the complex issue of immigration with children’s books. The following collection of immigration books focus on people fleeing their homes, arriving in new countries and their hopes and fears for Read More … ….
33 Children’s Books about Valentine’s Day Love comes in many forms, romantic and platonic, happy and sad. These books for Valentine’s Day celebrate love in the form of friendships, school crushes and family relationships. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Read More … ….
31 Picture Books to Inspire Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem in Kids These children’s books on self-esteem promote a positive self-image, taking responsibility for their own actions, making positive life choices and standing up for themselves. Promoting Self-Esteem in Kids We cannot Read More … ….
16 Books Illustrating How Chinese New Year is Celebrated Using these books about Chinese New Year is a great way to introduce children to how Chinese New Year is celebrated and the customs and traditions of this exciting celebration. Explore Read More … ….
30 Picture Books for Teaching Author’s Purpose Teach different reasons why an author may write a book and help your students develop a deeper understanding of a text. Also, explore a list of books for teaching author’s purpose. Teaching Author’s Read More … ….
25 of the Best Winter Books for the Classroom Stock up your classroom shelves with these wonderful winter books. You will find new and classic titles with vivid imagery of winter scenes. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you Read More … ….
30 Children’s Books to Teach Retelling a Story Retelling a story is a student’s own account of what happened in a book. This important comprehension strategy promotes sequencing skills, print concepts, descriptive vocabulary and thinking skills. Retelling a Story Retelling Read More … ….
40 Picture Books for Teaching Children to Ask Questions Children love asking questions! As teachers, we can support our students to take control of their learning with these wonderful picture books that promote asking questions Teaching Children to Ask Questions Read More … ….
18 of the Best Book Character Costumes For Teachers Struggling to think of a book character costume and need one quickly? Take a look at 18 of the most creative and handmade costumes for teachers below for inspiration. Thinking of Read More … ….
26 Picture Books for Making Connections Expecting your students to make connections helps them engage with books and use prior knowledge and experiences to make sense of the text. These books are great suggestions for the classroom. Making Connections Comprehension Read More … ….
Appreciation Books and Resources for the Classroom Scroll down to view suggested appreciation books, videos and resources related to appreciating others and the beauty around us. Teaching Appreciation in the Classroom Teaching appreciation through picture books promotes the wonder and Read More … ….
30 Picture Books about Appreciation and Thankfulness Scroll down to view picture books about appreciation, as well as videos and resources related to appreciating others and the beauty around us. Picture Books about Appreciation Teaching appreciation through picture books promotes Read More … ….
21 of the Most Festive Christmas Books for Children A Christmas classroom is full of over-excited kids and glitter! Have some downtime and enjoy these wonderful Christmas books for children with your class. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If Read More … ….
23 of The Best Thankfulness and Gratitude Books Expressing a sense of gratitude and thankfulness makes us happier. Browse a wonderful selection of gratitude books for children illustrating what it means to be thankful. Thankfulness and Gratitude Expressing a sense Read More … ….
18 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids Are you struggling to find the perfect Halloween books for kids? Look no further! Whether your students like scary books or not, there will be a perfect Halloween book for them out there, whatever Read More … ….
35 Children’s Books with a Problem and Solution Looking for books on teaching problem and solution to your students? Check out this list of 35 picture books with problem and solutions scenarios built into the story. Teaching Problem and Solution Read More … ….
25 Unforgettable Picture Books About Libraries and Librarians Read wonderful books on libraries, magical places where children can nurture their curiosity and imagination. See children choosing their books independently and reflecting on their choices. Reading Books on Libraries I was Read More … ….
12 Information Picture Books on Voting and Elections Help your students navigate this important and complex election system with some informative picture books on elections and voting. Voting and Elections Talking with your students about voting and elections promotes discussions Read More … ….
Step by Step Tutorial for Printing on Post-It Notes (Plus Free Template!) Printing on Post-It Notes is a great way for teachers to save time or deliver lessons in different ways. Follow the step by step directions below and get Read More … ….
20 Inspirational Reading Quotes to Use in the Classroom 20 inspirational reading quotes to use as a motivational tool or as discussion starters in your classroom on the importance of reading. Reading Quotes in the Classroom Here are twenty insightful Read More … ….