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Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of… Continue reading Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

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Fairy Tale Picture Books Worth Falling For

I'd be lying if I said I didn't absolutely love a good fairy tale. And guys, if you've got a preschooler at home who loves them too, these books are gold!! There's quite a variety on this list - new, old, heroes, heroines, historical, modern... but don't let the eclectic picks fool you. These books are tried and… Continue reading Fairy Tale Picture Books Worth Falling For

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Our Springtime Library Haul

So my goal was to post about our fun library finds once each month, but with baby on the way, that has proved a bit more difficult than once imagined! Instead, I'm settling for a library-find post once or twice each season. 🙂 Here are some of the fabulous children's picture books we snagged today… Continue reading Our Springtime Library Haul

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Dinosaur Book Resources for Pre-K & Kindergarten

While working on this dinosaur post series, I thought it might be nice to add a list of our favorite dinosaur books and resources that we've found and used throughout our dinosaur unit study. Almost every title we found at our local library, and a few of the other books we've just collected over time.… Continue reading Dinosaur Book Resources for Pre-K & Kindergarten

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Library Dramatic Play: A Wintry Invitation

So it's 20 degrees with a windchill of who-knows-let's-not-go-outside-to-find-out where we live! So with lots of indoor play ahead, I put together this little invitation to play for my library-loving daughter to enjoy. This is a really easy set-up (ten minutes, tops!) and it's the perfect scenario for letting the kids be "in charge!" Checking out… Continue reading Library Dramatic Play: A Wintry Invitation