Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy

Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy {LibraryAdventure.com}

If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you might be used to the many benefits of therapies like occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, hippotherapy, group developmental therapy, and more. A good therapist will also give you various strategies and activities to use at home to further your child’s practice. My son […]

BIG List of Weather Books for Kids

20+ Weather Picture Books for preschool and early elementary ages {Booklists from A to Z} - LibraryAdventure.com

Weather is one of the best themes to include in preschool and early elementary learning. Kids love exclaiming when they see snow, rain, or sunshine. They can learn to label different kinds of weather early on in their preschool years. You can discuss and observe weather every day. And, there are loads of great picture books about […]

7 Activities for Your Child to Do During Read Alouds

7 Activities for Your Child to Do During Read Alouds {LibraryAdventure.com}

My preschoolers are just getting to the ages where they are loving read alouds. They’ve always loved reading (I’m so thankful and I know that’s an undeserved gift), including sitting down to “read” their own books before they knew any sight words. They’ve also listened to me (and my husband and other family members) read to them […]

8 Ways to Show Love to Your Library {including tips for special needs}

8 Ways to Show Love to Your Library and Librarians {plus, ideas for kids with special needs to participate} - LibraryAdventure.com

We here at The Library Adventure love libraries. My guess is, since you’re a reader here, you probably love libraries, too. And how could our essential libraries run without some amazing librarians? If you frequent the library as a family and want to show a little love back to your library as well as the librarians […]

Pretend Play Activities for Spot’s Snowy Day

Pretend Play Activities for Spot's Snowy Day - plus, modifications and teaching cues {LibraryAdventure.com}

My son loves to read. (Hear this momma reader shout some praise?) Even with his variety of special needs, he continues to amaze us how he absorbs what he reads in various ways. So, naturally, I often plan our home preschool units based around a book or multiple books on a theme. We love to […]