Category Archives: Preschoolers

Wheels are a Theme

I have chosen two favorites for my Wheels Theme. The first is a book based on the beloved Raffi children’s song, The Wheels on the Bus at $ $ 6.99 which incorporates a song, sounds and repetition for a title that your preschooler will quickly be able to ‘sing’ as you turn the pages. That’s…
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Sometimes We Wonder Why They Become Classics

If you sit in a room of mother and start the sentence, “ In the great green room….” , most moms will be able to finish the rest of Goodnight Moon in board book at $ 8.99, because they read it hundreds of times to their children. The same can be said of many of…
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More Snuggle Time Classics

As little ones start to focus more on illustrations and not just your voice, it’s time to think about some of the classics that do have great illustrations. These would include board books by illustrator/authors Eric Carle , Bill Martin, Jr. and Don Freeman. I recommend The Very Hungry Caterpillar at $ 10.99, Brown Bear,…
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A Mother’s Love and Home is Where the Heart Is

As a mother, I will devote one section to two great Dr. Seuss titles about mothers and the value of home. Are You My Mother in board at $ 4.99 and My Nest is Best in hardcover at $ 8.99 are two great toddler titles when your little one is ready for a beginning storyline.…
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Animals and Funny Animals

Animals and Funny Animals To encourage toddlers to learn to turn the pages of a book, I suggest a couple of Lift-the-Flap titles. As you enjoy the squeals of giggles with peek-a-boo, you will see the joy on the faces as they search for Spot in Where’s Spot? In board at $7.99. Another flap title…
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The Beauty of Imagination

The Beauty of Imagination As your toddler edges closer to 3 than 2, you can start to share more involved stories, but ones still available in the almost indestructible board book format. Three of my favorites for stretching the imagination include the classic Where the Wild Things Are at $8.99, or the creative exploits of…
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Around the World with Great Stories

Around the World with Great Stories As your preschooler’s world enlarges and they encounter new people and activities, be sure to branch out in your book choices too. This sections bounces around the globe for some classic stories to enlarge your child or grandchild’s world. The new experience of snow is well depicted in Ezra…
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Graduating from Board Books

Graduating from Board Books A Classic Library for 3’s, 4’s and 5 Year Olds This section is classic books that I believe all preschoolers should have and enjoy before entering Kindergarten. Around Kindergarten, most children move from reading stories many times to just reading a book once, although many will get ‘hooked’ on a series…
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