The Perfect Book for Little Hands

Perfect Book for Little Hands Keeping a baby or toddler still enough to read a book is hard. Babies and toddlers move around so much, we need to use very interactive books to keep their interest. Of course, with our busy schedules as mom, sometimes it’s hard to research which books are best for our…

Take a Ride with Dan, the Taxi Man

As a former reading teacher and lover of grammar, I love onomatopoeia as much as anyone who loves onomatopoeia! Dan, the Taxi Man incorporates great onomatopoeia, or words associated with sound, for each character that comes into the book. Ride along with Dan, the Taxi Man as he picks up a new character with a…

Environmental Print, Learning through Print, McDonalds, Childhood

Learning through Environmental Print

  Environmental Print Before getting my first teaching job, I remember fearing the possibility of teaching kindergarten. Why? I feared all the stuff you need! A good chunk of that “stuff” is Environmental Print.  What is Environmental Print? Logos and signs, many of which you will see as you’re driving by a busy shopping center…