Series Books for Boys 5-9 years old

series books for boys

My oldest child, who is now 9 years old and in the 4th grade of our homeschool, has become a pretty voracious reader over the years. In kindergarten he started reading a beginning chapter book series, and from there he was hooked. He has read tons of books over the past four years, and

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Chalk by Bill Thomson – Review & Activity Linky

chalk by bill thomson

We love to review kids’ books and share fun go-along activities. Here’s one of our favorites: Chalk by Bill Thomson. Chalk by Bill Thomson This book happened to be displayed on top of the bookcase at the library, and the large green dinosaur and title written in chalk-like letters on the front drew me

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Penguins – Play & Learning!

penguins

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. Thanks to all who shared at the After School Party last week! Be sure to

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Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids

dr. seuss activities for kids

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is coming up next month, so now is the time to start getting your Seuss activities for kids lined up! When I saw Debbie of Rainbows Within Reach was hosting a blog hop to celebrate, I just had to jump in. We are big Dr. Seuss fans here!! I am so

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Great Book Lists for Kids

great book lists for kids

Welcome to The After School Link-Up cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. This week I’m featuring several great book lists for kids shared last week on the

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Magic Tree House Activity Roundup #linky

magic tree house

Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne Books from the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne were the very first chapter books I ever read to Luke and Lilah. Luke was almost 3 years old when we began, and Lilah was 18 months old. Luke would always request I read the

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Pete the Cat Round-Up #linky

pete the cat

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin Pete the Cat is a favorite around here. We tend to read mostly classic children’s literature, but we received this contemporary tale as a Christmas present last year, and we fell in love fast. It is such a fun, laid-back story with a

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