Free activities, projects, and ideas for children ages 3-7
Five Pre-Reading Building Blocks, Five Classic Children's Books
What is your earliest memory of reading a book? My love for books began when I was a preschooler sitting on my mom’s lap in her rocking chair. She opened the pages of the book and read aloud the story of David and Goliath. From that moment, I loved reading books. I loved writing books. When I grew up, I loved teaching children to read books.
Reading with our children creates a lasting bond. It provides them with a rich language experience that broadens their vocabulary. Our children also learn empathy when they identify with the story’s protagonist.
Tie Your Shoe!
Free eBook for readers 5 to 109
When I met Henry,
he was melancholy blue,
because he didn't know how
to tie his own shoe...
Readers from 5 to 109 are sure to get tied up in the fun of this rhyming story with an old-school, shoe-tying lesson. This 10-page eBook includes a step-by-step illustration on how to tie a bow.
Make it wall art,
and transform your home or classroom.
Print, frame, and hang it!
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