Easy Ideas for Read Across America Day

  March 2nd is Read Across America Day! Read Across America Day has been a day created by the National Education Association (NEA) to celebrate reading since 1998. The NEA chose the beloved Dr. Seuss’s birthday to get children excited … Read More

Classroom Book Activity – Rosie’s Walk

Classroom Book Activities for: Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins Story Summary Rosie the hen is going for a walk on the farm. As she walks around the farm, she doesn’t seem to notice the fox following her. Read to find out … Read More

Classroom Book Activity – Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Classroom Book Activities for: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom By Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault. Illustrated by Lois Ehlert Story Summary In this rhyming alphabet book, letters are racing each other to the top of the coconut tree. Will all … Read More

Classroom Book Activity – Ira Sleeps Over

October Book Activity: Ira Sleeps Over By Bernard Waber Story Summary: Ira is excited to spend the night at his friend Reggie’s house. It is his first sleep over. Ira isn’t sure if he should bring his teddy bear. He’s never … Read More

Monthly Book Activity – The Napping House

July Book Activity – The Napping House by Audrey & Don Wood Story Summary It is a rainy afternoon.  A boy, his granny, and their pets are all sleeping peacefully piled up in the same bed.  Suddenly a flea bites … Read More

Monthly Book Activity – Caps for Sale

April Book Activity – Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina Story Summary A peddler is walking up and down the streets selling caps. He balances many gray, brown, blue and red caps on his head. One day he is feeling tired and … Read More

Monthly Book Activity – The BFG by Roald Dahl

The BFG – By Roald Dahl Story Summary A young orphan girl named Sophie lives in an orphanage run by the horrible Mrs. Clonkers. One night Sophie discovers a giant outside her bedroom window. He whisks her away to his homeland … Read More

Monthly Book Activity- Batter Up! History of Baseball

Batter Up! History of Baseball (Time for Kids Nonfiction Reader) – by Donna Rice Story Summary We are just finishing up baseball season! This book will teach young readers all the facts about America’s national pastime. This informational text is … Read More