Books About Rain and Rainbows + Activity Ideas

Books About Rain & Rainbows Plus Activities from The Library Adventure

Have you heard the term book-based activities? It’s pretty common in kid blogger circles. It’s a simple concept, read a book and then do an activity that is related to what you read. It is a great way to bring stories to life for kids. So here are 12 books about rain and rainbows for […]

ABC Books – Not Your Everyday ABC Books

Not Your Typical ABC Books - a fun book list from The Library Adventure

Alphabet or ABC books are some of the first books we reach for when introducing children to the alphabet. Katie has some phenomenal advice on more things you can do to support letter knowledge, be sure to check that out, too. If you are looking for some songs to sing to encourage literacy in your […]

18 Favorite Caldecott Medal Winning Books

18 Favorite Caldecott Winning Picture Books | libraryadventure.com

Last month, I mentioned taking a Children’s Lit class in college. In that class, I had to read 75 award-winning children’s books. Twenty-five of them had to be Newbery Medal winning books. I shared 14 of my favorites. I also had to read 25 Caldecott Medal winning books. Many books on the Caldecott list have […]

15 Back-to-School Books to Read with Your Kids

BacktoSchool2

The First Day of School is around the corner for many of us, and if your child is anything like mine, they are nervous, excited, anxious, worried, thrilled, and many more emotions! My 5 year old is downright “NOT GOING TO KINDERGARTEN” which he announced loud and clear in the checkout line at Target. As […]

7 Books to Take on Hospital Visits

7 picture books to take on hospital visits (books about hospitals and books just fun for when in a hospital) - LibraryAdventure.com

Many families with kids with special needs visit the hospital regularly. They know the best way to get to the parking deck. They know many nurses by name. They compile a backup list of ideas to help settle their child for blood work or other tests. (And they also know that, some days, none of those ideas […]