Looking for some children’s books that can help kids get comfortable with the idea of heading off to school? Try these 5 great books about back to school!
Lots of kids are heading to summer camp for the first time this year or even going camping with their families! One of the best ways to introduce your child to a new adventure at camp is to read them some books about all the fun they can have at camp. Here are 7 book ideas for preschoolers to older kids.
Teaching your child about manners usually starts at the preschool age – when little ones can start remembering the ‘magic words’ when they ask for something. Please, Mr. Panda is an endearing way to drive this point home with your preschooler!
By Ally Cooper
The Duck Says by Troy Wilson is a charmingly illustrated tale of a Duck who says much more than just ‘quack!’ Preschoolers and toddlers will enjoy the rhyming verse and all of the animals (and bees!) that the Duck meets along the way
Reviewed by Ally Cooper
Learning about food groups is part of the Kindergarten curriculum – and let’s face it, a lot of little people’s (and parents’) lives revolve around getting them to eat healthy food! So why not start as early as possible, and make it fun with some great books to introduce babies and toddlers to food pictures, vocabulary and healthy choices? Many of these books also bring animals into the mix for some fun!
Teaching toddlers and preschoolers to share is perhaps one of the least enjoyable parts of parenting! After all, mommy doesn’t share her toys with her friends, does she? Moms, Dads, and little ones will relate to Pig the Pug, who has to learn the hard way that sharing is part of life (until you’re old enough to buy your own ‘stuff’!)
by Ally Cooper
(she doesn’t like to share either)
Penguin-themed crafts and activities abound at momstown this month – from Happy Feet to Madagascar, what child doesn’t love quirky, fuzzy, cute penguins? We’ve got a great list of books to read with your toddler or preschooler – all about penguins and the fun they have in the winter!
Whether you’re broadening your horizons or going for a quick junk-food hit of escapism, there is no better getaway than a good read. Here is momstown’s roundup of fun and fantastic ways to help pass on the love of reading to your kids, on the eve of Family Literacy Day