children’s books Archive

Hip-pity, Hop-pity Easter Books for Kids!

Here’s some great Easter books for kids!  Perfect to read to kids over this month … OR maybe the Easter Bunny might even leave one or two of them in an Easter basket!!! Amazon.com Widgets The Easter

Books about Bunnies!

There are a BUNCH of great books about bunnies and rabbits … perfect for reading this spring  … and great for Easter too! Amazon.com Widgets Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt – The classic touch and feel

Books featuring Dogs

With just adopting a new puppy in December, we’ve been reading all of our books featuring dogs and checking even MORE out from the library.  Here are some of our favorites! Amazon.com Widgets Go, Dog. Go!, by

Art Appreciation with Henri, Egg Artiste (Virtual Book Club featuring Marcus Pfister)

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Marcus Pfister.  The kids and I had fun reading through some of his wonderful books, but we decided to focus on Henri, Egg Artiste. Henri is a

The Three Little Kittens LOST their ALPHABET MITTENS: Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Paul Galdone

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring books by Paul Galdone.  He is known for creatively illustrating many classic children’s tales and rhymes such as The Three Bill Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs,

Frosty Friends: Books about Snowmen

Frigid temperature and lots of fluffy flurries make for some great snowmen weather … but when the temps are too low and the snow isn’t right for packing the next best thing is reading books about snowmen!

LOVE-ly Books for Parents to Read with their Kids

One of my favorite things to do as a mom is read to my kids.  And some of my favorite books to read to them are special stories that talk about the special bond between kids and

14 Lovely Books about Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is soon upon us … so we’ve been enjoying some lovely books about Valentine’s Day!  With the weather here in Michigan being as chilly as it has been this year, it’s been wonderful to

What’s black and white and read all over?: Books about PENGUINS!

I love penguins.  LOVE LOVE LOVE them!  I collect them … well, not REAL ones (I learned that wouldn’t be a good idea from reading Mr. Popper’s Penguins as a child!).  I have a Pinterest board dedicated

MORE Candy Experiments

Back a couple years ago the kids and I did some super fun candy experiments.  I had seen them on a website and we just had to try them out!  Apparently a lot of other people wanted

“If You Give a …” Mad Lib

I always loved doing Mad Libs as a child … and have continued loving them ever since.  Now that I’m a mom, I shared my love with my kids.  Not only are they lots of fun and

If You Give a Pig a Party … Family Fun Night

This month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids we are featuring Laura Numeroff, author behind the series “If you give a …” series, plus many more fun titles.  Our family’s favorite book by her is “If