Picture Books to Celebrate Autumn A new academic year means fall is just around the corner. That means back to school shopping, a dip in temperature and dark nights. Autumn or fall is a beautiful season when the air turns Read More … ….
*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you click them and then make a purchase I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks for supporting my work in this way Strategies to Help Children Choose Books Read More … ….
Helping Children Choose a Just-Right Book After becoming a teacher-librarian it opened my eyes to how and why children choose the books they do. In the library, I saw firsthand the decision-making process. Some reasons for choosing a book included Read More … ….
Fantastic Back To School Supplies For Teachers Are you ready for the first day back to school? Do you love shopping for back to school supplies your classroom so it is ready for a new set of students Shopping for Read More … ….
Sweet Picture BooksEmbracing Positive Friendships Positive friendships help us develop trust, compassion and a sense of belonging. Lena Aburdene Derhally writes in The Washington Post, “Friendship is often underrated, considering the tremendous impact it has on our well being. Early-childhood friendship is something Read More … ….
8 Great Books to Ease Back to School Many of my international school teacher friends are already going back to school. And soon many others will be back at work preparing for the new school year. Starting school is a Read More … ….
Book Gift Guide for Children Choosing a book as a gift can be a struggle but it is worth the effort. For me, receiving a book was always full of anticipation. You could tell by the shape it was a Read More … ….
Using Picture Books With Older Children Picture Books Are Not Written to Teach Reading I believe children of any age, including in secondary school, benefit from reading picture fiction. Illustrations along with text lead to more complex analyses of a Read More … ….
Outstanding Gift Ideas forMarvel Lovers I have already shared a wonderful collection of Marvel books for young children. Here you will find an assortment of fantastic gift ideas for Marvel fans, young and old! We know from the popularity of Read More … ….
Awesome Marvel Booksfor Avenger Fans These Marvel books will make reading for pleasure all the more attractive! And what could be more fun than reading about your favourite Marvel characters! The popularity of Marvel has generated a growing collection of books Read More … ….
Summer Picture Booksto Read at the Beach School’s out! The sun is shining! With no homework, it’s time for fun and adventure. Whether you are at the beach, camping, having a picnic, sitting by the pool or visiting family grab Read More … ….
An Overview of Early Chapter Books for Young Readers Early chapter books are a growing genre written to support children in their reading development. They also bridge the gap from picture books to chapter books. They help children learn to Read More … ….
Glorious Gifts for Kids Passionate About Gardening The recent post on Vibrant Books for Budding Gardeners highlights wonderful fiction and non-fiction books for children. This gift guide follows on with practical ideas and gifts for kids passionate about gardening. The Read More … ….
Vibrant Books for Budding Young Gardeners Are you lucky enough to have a school garden or a space to grow plants? Maybe you have a gardening club. If so, take advantage of this to connect your students and budding young Read More … ….
Celebrate Pride Month with Wonderful Picture Books June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. This started as Gay Pride Day to honour the 1969 Stonewall riots in America. Over time, it evolved into a month of events Read More … ….
Strategies to Help When Children Make Reading Errors This post follows on from the post A Guide to Reading with Children. You will find strategies on how you can positively support your children when they make reading errors. Learning to Read More … ….
12 Hands-On Cause & Effect Games for the Classroom Recently, I have written several post about teaching cause and effect (see below). As a teacher, you will know it is not always the easiest concept to get across to children. Read More … ….
Practical Ways to TeachCause & Effect in the Classroom After discovering the Cause and Effect Book List page is the most popular on this website, I looked into activities that you can use in the classroom to teach cause and Read More … ….
13 of the Best Ramadan & Eid-al-Fitr Books for Children Muslims observe Ramadan during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the most important Islamic religious observance for millions of Muslims around the world. Scroll down for a Read More … ….
*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you click them and then make a purchase I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks for supporting my work in this way Why Wordless Picture Books are Important Read More … ….