Next month, I will release my first children’s picture book. However, it’s a picture book with a bit of a twist. Designed specifically to invoke children’s imaginations, The Nighttime Adventures of Calvin and Ollie has not been fully illustrated. The story is written, and each page presents a watercolor background, where children can draw out … More Who Is Ollie?
A book trailer release for The Nighttime Adventures of Calvin and Ollie, an illustrate-it-yourself adventure. … More Book Trailer: The Nighttime Adventures of Calvin and Ollie
Creating art projects based on children’s books is a great way to engage children in both reading and creating. Here are five children’s books that lend themselves to creative art projects. … More Five Art Projects Based on Children’s Books
I recently posted a list of books to read to toddlers who are active and wiggly during storytime. Today, I’ll share some tips for reading to active toddlers. Reading to a wiggly toddler can be a challenge, but here are some ideas on how to read to an active toddler.
When my children were babies and early toddlers, we’d read piles of board books every morning after breakfast. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Owl’s Night, and I Am a Bunny were just a few of the best board books for toddlers. My kiddos would pull book after book off the shelf and hand them to … More Best Books for Toddler Boys and Girls Who Are Wiggly During Story Time