Read, Write, Talk, Sing, Play — Today!

A quick “Hello” to all the friends I shared with this morning in ISD 197! All week we have been enjoying “Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.” It’s a MUST read and I look forward to sharing it again soon!

“Weekend Challenge” As you’re out driving or walking this weekend, look for […]

Book Review: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes & Kisses for Mommy!

Feel the love as you share these books with your little ones. The book “Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes” by Mem Fox has a catchy and rhythmic refrain that frames your journey all around the world. You’ll meet babies near and far yet finish with the happiness that only your own child can […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Sunday celebrates moms and I’m excited to share 2 of my favorite “Mommy” books with you. I think you’ll love sharing “Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes” by Mem Fox and “Kisses for Mommy!” by Elizabeth Hathon with your little ones. You’ll find more information about these books under my Book Reviews tab.

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It’s Fair Time!

I’m excited to share a new book with you! A Fabulous Fair Alphabet by Minnesota author and illustrator, Debra Frasier, is not only a fun read BUT also provides a great family Fair activity. Grab an alphabet list/game card from Debra’s State Fair stand (or online at Debra’s site) for a guide. Then as you […]

This Week!

Hi friends!

I hope to see you at “Red Balloon” tomorrow (6.15) at 10:30 or at “All 12 Notes” on Wednesday (6.16) at 10. The more the merrier!

Also take a look at my latest book review. Child’s Play board books (illustrated by Kubler) are so much fun to share!


Book Review: Child’s Play Board Book Series

This series includes: “I’m a Dingle Dangle Scarecrow”, “Ten Little Fingers”, “Ring Around the Rosie”, “Wee Willie Winkie”, “This Little Piggy”, “If You’re Happy and You Know It”, “Hey Diddle Diddle”, “Head,Shoulders, Knees and Toes, “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” (Illustrated by Annie Kubler)

I love the publisher “Child’s Play” because you can read and/or […]

Book Review: I Kissed the Baby by Mary Murphy

The simple text of this book and the high contrasting colors make it perfect for babies and toddlers. Join in the fun by acting out the book with your little one — eating, singing, tickling, and kissing. Read this book and share the love!

Book Review: Mother Goose Rhyme Time: Night, People, Animals

Engage the babies and toddlers with traditional nursery rhymes! Mother Goose Rhyme Time books and coordinating bulletin board decorator provide tools and techniques to help you successfully weave nursery rhymes and related activities into the fabric of your storytime programs and curriculum.

Each book features six rhyme programs, each containing the rhyme, variants, […]

Book Review: Clap Hands, All Fall Down, Say Goodnight, Tickle Tickle by Helen Oxenbury

These four oversized board books are a must for every baby’s book collection. Each book’s rhythmical verse will engage even the youngest reader. Older babies will enjoy looking at the happy babies in the illustrations. Caregivers and babies will find many happy hours of interactive fun. If you haven’t yet, check out these tried and […]