Category: Toys and Books

What We’re Reading June 2020

More pandemic inside-ness just means more books. Here is what we’ve been reading in the month of June. *Affiliate The Planets (affiliate) Fair warning we love basically anything by DK! This visual guide to the solar system is no different. We used it when we did our Solar System Unit alongside our printable 3 Part […]

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What We’re Reading: May 2020

We’ve bought more books in the last two months than usual with the whole cancelled world thing. While we miss our public library (and our librarian!, I have to say I like seeing the books as permanent fixtures in our home. *Affiliate links. Strega Nona After Tomie de Paola, the author and illustrator of all […]

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What We’re Reading: April 2020

These aren’t the only books we’re reading this month, but as my girl becomes more an more proficient we find it helps to practice on the same books again and again. Here’s some great titles that won’t make you want to jump our your child’s window when they ask for a bedtime story. (Links marked […]

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Our Favorite “Little” Shops

A few years back I made a big push to change the kind of toys and books we brought into our home. It wasn’t easy then, and it hasn’t always been since, but it has made such a difference in our daly routines. We have very few plastic toys in our home. I have cancer […]

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What We’re Reading: March 2020

This month’s books are an eclectic mix. I usually link the books so you can get your own copy, but one of the books this month was thrifted. So unless you’ve got a time machine… The Pigeon HAS To Go To School We will buy and read every Mo Williams book ever written. The Pigeon […]

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