It’s not often you find a book about a haunted house that is based on something that actually happened. This is not your typical haunted house book! The Most Haunted House In America was inspired by an event that took place at the White House in 2009.
My grandchildren, especially my oldest grandson, love to learn about whales. Whales are fascinating mammals! As I have searched the library for whale books I found some amazing whale picture books based on actual events and scientific facts.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.