Picture Books about Groundhog Day
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Picture Books about Groundhog Day

Today I’m sharing a list of picture books about Groundhog Day. While Groundhog Day is based on weather lore this unique holiday can be used as a catalyst for learning about weather, predictions, as well as, the habits of winter animals. Groundhog Day is mostly celebrated in the US and Canada and is based on…

Picture Books About Winter
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Picture Books About Winter

Whether you are doing a unit about seasons or are simply wanting to read some short stories about winter, today I’m going to share some of our favorite picture books about winter. From frosty cold temperatures and snow days to winter animals and owling, I’ve got a list of wonderful winter books you can read…

Picture Books about Thanksgiving
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Picture Books about Thanksgiving

November is our month to learn about gratitude, family, fall, and fun. Taking advantage of the teaching opportunities that come along with this month, I wanted to share our favorite picture books about Thanksgiving. Most of these books were library finds for us, because I couldn’t find many among our own collection that were specifically…

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Lessons I Learned From Teaching my Child to Read

Our first daughter came out talking…not quite, but pretty much. To this day she can out talk just about anyone I know. By the time she was two, she was speaking in full sentences. Therefore, when her third birthday rolled around I had a little lightbulb moment… Why don’t I attempt to teach her how…