Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White is such a beloved book and a wonderful one to read-aloud to children you love. I recently read it to my grandchildren and have a few suggestions to help young children listen to a longer chapter book with only a few illustrations.
Pop-Up Books Are Fun Gifts!
Pop-Up books are fun gifts to give children you love. They are great books to read-aloud to a grandchild that is sitting by your side or on your lap. Pop-up books are a gift they can enjoy over and over!
Great Drawing Books For Children!
I’m always looking for great drawing books for children. I enjoy art and like to share this hobby with my grandchildren. When my oldest grandson came to visit one summer we went to the library and found some drawing books that looked interesting to him.
Kids Love Graphic Novels: What Are They?
Have you ever wondered what graphic novels are? Graphic Novels are similar to comic books, combining sequential art and text to tell a story. They can be fiction, non fiction, simple or complex.
Easy Ways To Start Reading Aloud To Grandkids!
Here are some easy ways to start reading aloud to your grandkids online or in person! When I read my first picture book on FaceTime to my grandchildren I had no idea it was an activity that would continue for weeks, then years. It has become a wonderful way for me to connect with my grandchildren weekly.
Fun Ways To Celebrate Reading Aloud Together!
Look for little and big reasons to plan fun ways to celebrate reading together! Your children will probably have some good ideas. Let them help set some goals and choose the reward you will all share. So far we have planned two fun challenges and celebrations!
Illustrated Chapter Books Make Reading Online More Fun!
I’m always looking for illustrated chapter books to read to my grandchildren. If the illustrations are in color that’s even better! The length of the book and the illustrations are key to a good read-aloud experience.
Meaningful Conversations From Reading Together
Do you want to have meaningful conversations with your grandchildren? A simple question based on the book you read-aloud together can spark a fun discussion.
My Top 10 Tips For Read-Aloud Grandparents
I started to read-aloud to my grandchildren online and in person for a few years ago. Since then I have learned a few things that make the read-aloud experience a positive one for my grandchildren and me. Here are my top 10 tips for read-aloud grandparents!
7 Reasons Why Reading Aloud To Children Is Important
If you were lucky enough to have someone you loved read to you as a child, then you already understand the value of reading aloud to children! A child is never too young or too old to have someone read to them.
Read To Each Other: 4 Benefits Of Letting Children Read To You
When I started reading aloud to my oldest grandson Kalepo he was 8 years old. He was already a good reader and enjoyed reading. I read-aloud to him a few times then he decided he wanted to read to me.
2 Favorite Gingerbread Books and Cookies!
The Gingerbread Girl and The Ninjabread Man are both a creative spinoff of the traditional gingerbread man tale. We read both of these delightful books when we we’re together for for Christmas. Then we made cookies! Gingerbread books and cookies go together so well!