Create your own Story-time!

Create your own Story-time by following these steps! Find the stuffed animals you have the most of at home… dogs, bears, cats, whatever happens to be around your house. Mine ended up being dogs. Take pictures of the stuffed animals to create a “That’s not my” book as described below. Use cardboard (I prefer color…

The 10 Best Read Alouds for any Child

Read-alouds are fun for any family, but finding the best ones in the thousands that are out there can be difficult. Here are 10 of my favorite read-alouds for any child! 1.Animally– This adorable hardcover book uses adverbs to describe the love of a parent to a child. “I love you speedily like a hare.…

$5 Book Day with Usborne Books & More

Just another way to get Usborne and Kane Miller books into your school is a $5 Book Day. This concept is very similar to a book fair, with a few differing aspects. Location Book fairs can take place at a school or daycare. A $5 book day will ideally take place at a school because…

Why I Joined Usborne Books & More

Usborne Books & More is now driving one of my passions: literacy, but it wasn’t always that simple. Why I Joined Usborne Books & More I joined Usborne Books & More in Houston, TX about a year and a half away, almost by chance. My sister had randomly heard of the company and hosted an…

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…