Posts by Caryl

Little Kids’ Book Club #13:”The Kissing Hand”

Adopt a beautiful family ritual from read aloud book-pick #13, ”The Kissing Hand”. Our list of conversation starters and Kissing Hand cookies will bring the story to life at home and in school. This week we’re also including an easy Learning Solution for little ones who don’t know their right “Kissing Hand” from their left.…

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Little Kids’ Book Club #11:”Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast”

A special thank you to our newest READ ALOUD hero and creator, “Papa” Josh Funk, author of “Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast.” Josh shared personal stories with us, adding spice to this already tasty title. Our online Little Kids’ Book Club is guilt free and requires nothing of you. Twice a month we’ll email…

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Little Kids’ Book Club #9: “Waiting”

In this Little Kids’ Book Club post #9 we are taking a break from stories that focus on doing, and we turn to thinking. Teaching our children to be patient and reflective is difficult in this iWorld. “Waiting” is the perfect place to start. The Story “Waiting”, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, is about…

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Little Kids’ Book Club #8:”The Day the Crayons Quit”

Unlike traditional book clubs, our online read aloud Little Kids’ Book Club is guilt free and requires nothing of you. Twice a month we’ll email you 1 of our favorite book titles like “The Day the Crayons Quit”, along with a list of “Read and Explore” talking points. No obligations! Just an easy fun way to…

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The Little Kids’ Book Club #7: “The Most Magnificent Thing”

Ellie is in 5th grade and thinks The Most Magnificent Thing  is “cool.” Ashley Spires, the lovely author and illustrator of “The Most Magnificent Thing”, told us her personal story behind the making of this inspiring book. If you’re LUCKY, your child or student will want you to read aloud “The Most Magnificent Thing”…. over and over again. WHY?  Keep scrolling…

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Little Kids’ Book Club #4:”Sylvester And The Magic Pebble”

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, written and illustrated by William Steig, is a classic children’s picture book; vocabulary rich, steeped in life lessons and a long time favorite among k-2nd graders. It’s a perfect read-aloud brain builder featured this week on our free online Little Kids’ Book Club. Scroll down for a list of engaging questions…

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Little Kids’ Book Club #3: “Going Lobstering”

The free online Little Kids’ Book Club is on a mission to get parents to have fun reading aloud to their children. Subscribe and receive one post every two weeks featuring a new, or old, book title. Each book title comes with a list of questions and fun facts that will build comprehension and vocabulary in…

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