5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence

5 Picture Books to Practice One-to-One Correspondence Counting {LibraryAdventure.com} - useful books for preschoolers or kids with special needs

A key skill learned in preschool years is one-to-one correspondence in counting. One-to-one correspondence means your child can count each object within a group by touching it and saying the corresponding number. Mastery of this concept provides initial knowledge to foundational math skills (like addition and subtraction) and proves the child understands that each object […]

16 Fall Book Activities

16 Great Fall Book-Inspired Activities - LibraryAdventure.com

Fall weather has arrived in our corner of the midwest and we are thinking of all things pumpkin, bonfires, sweaters, and boots. But don’t stop there! Explore all that fall has to offer by grabbing some good books from the library and trying some fun activities. I’ve hunted down some activities to go with fall […]

What Should I Read to My Baby?

What Should I Read to My Baby? - 8 Suggestions from LibraryAdventure.com

If you have or work with young children, you have undoubtedly heard about the importance of reading to them from birth. What might have you stumped, though, is exactly what you should read to a baby in his or her first year of life. Here are some specific examples of read-aloud material you can share […]

What Does Reading Look Like? An Age-by-Age Guide to Reading Milestones for Ages 0-6

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Learning to read begins at birth! No, No, NO, I am not talking about those programs that claim you can teach your 1 year old to read. Technically, kids aren’t really developmentally able to begin to process and interpret printed text in the same way adults can until around the age of 6, but that […]

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 […]