Outstanding Gift Ideas for Marvel Lovers I have already shared a wonderful collection of Marvel books for young children. Here you will find an assortment of fantastic gift for Marvel fans, young and old! We know from the popularity of Read More … ….
Awesome Children’s Books for Marvel Fans Reading for pleasure is crucial! And what could be more fun than reading about your favorite Marvel characters! The popularity of Marvel has generated a growing collection of books and comics for kids. They are 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 Reader 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 KidsPassionate 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 for green-fingered children. The suggestions will help budding gardeners Read More … ….
Vibrant Books for Budding 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 with nature and the 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 mistakes. Learning to Read More … ….
12 Wonderful Cause & Effect Games that Won’t Bore Your Children 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 Read More … ….
Fun and Educational Cause and Effect Activities Children will Love After discovering the Cause and Effect Book List page is the most popular on this website, I thought why not cover more relevant books and activities. As it is not Read More … ….
Children’s Books to Read DuringRamadan & Eid-al-Fitr What is Ramadan? 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. The start of Ramadan 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 … ….
Teaching cause & effect can be a bit of a drag. Read on to discover how to effectively teach this complex concept using picture books. You will also find 15 fantastic picture book recommendations that are perfect to teach cause & effect. ….
“Reading is a complex interaction between the text, the reader and the purposes for reading, which are shaped by the reader’s prior knowledge and experiences, the reader’s knowledge about reading and writing language and the reader’s language community which is Read More … ….
How to Host a School Poetry Slam Poetry will forever remind me of a wonderful poetry slam held at the international school where I worked as teacher librarian. While working at the school in Malaysia I had the opportunity to Read More … ….
Delightful Easter Books Children Will Love Easter is on its way and its always good to have a few books ready to read. Whether it’s about the Easter bunny or more spiritual we have you covered. Some of these titles Read More … ….
Amazing Books That Inspire Environmental Responsibility More and more it seems like the younger generation will have to live with the consequences of questionable environmental decisions. Though things are changing, it is not happening quickly enough. Greta Thunberg is a Read More … ….
Amazing Strategies For Reading Aloud With Children I can’t imagine how many read alouds I have done throughout my teaching career. I love them, not only for its literacy benefits but for the sense of community it brings to a Read More … ….
Amazing Resources for International Women’s Day Sacred Heart schools all over the world educate young women, fostering “their intellectual, spiritual, physical and emotional wellbeing.” I was lucky enough to teach at the International School of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo for Read More … ….
Powerful Books AboutRemarkable Women This collection of books are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to learning about remarkable women. I chose these books to cover a range of women throughout the work and history. These books Read More … ….