52 Science-Themed Literacy Activities for Kids {with Printable Deck of Cards}

This summer, libraries across the country are celebrating science with the 2014 Collaborative Summer Library Program’s, Fizz, Boom, Read! Today, I’m sharing a printable deck of cards featuring 52 different science-themed literacy activities that will go along with this theme. Read the list of activities, then scroll down to view and print the cards for […]

Science Books for Adults – Summer Reading Fun

Why should kids get to have all the science summer fun? As I was searching out some cool science books for kids last month, I came across a recommendation for a book targeted at dads and BOOM, a post was born. Here is a selection of science books for adults that I found at my […]

Using Picture Books to Accompany Developmental Therapy

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 […]

Journey to the Center of the Earth Hands-On Activities

Journey to the Center of the Earth was originally published in French (Voyage au centre de la Terre) in 1864 by Jules Verne. This adventure begins when German Professor of Geology Otto Lidenbrock (known as Professor Von Hardwigg in some English translations) discovers an ancient manuscript which describes a passageway to the center of the […]

5 Big Wheels by Anne Rockwell Activity Ideas for Toddlers

It’s time for another round of Poppins Book Nook! Be sure to see all the great posts linked up below and consider checking them out. Several of them are hosting the Poppins Book Nook giveaway this month. The theme this month is Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. The book I chose was Big Wheels by Anne […]