Month: May 2018

Full Moon Adventures

With rhyming text follow a family of four (plus their little dog) on a family night indoors…well, until the lights go out and they head outside under the natural light of a full moon. Under this bright night sky, and with the bright layers…

“I’m a Duck” a Story by Eve Bunting

With rhyming text this little duck shares the story of fear, of seeking out advice, of practice, of building confidence, and of embracing who you are. There are so many parts of this story that are my favorite, because there are so many relatable…

New Featured Book: “The Fourteenth Goldfish”

To my happy surprise, this book was filled with science concepts, scientists, and believing in the possible. 🙂 Gosh, I needed some of that right now. Listening to the audiobook made me smile even more, because the reader captured the different characters so well–their…

Cinco de Mayo Interactive Bulletin Board!

To help celebrate and educate about Cinco de Mayo, I created an interactive bulletin board for one of the school hallways: The guiding and connecting question for this celebration is: Have you ever overcome an obstacle that made you want to celebrate? This is…

Tuesday Morning Reads for May 1, 2018

Idea Jar by Adam Lehrhaupt. Illustrations by Deb Pilutti: Ok, so this book isn’t a science story. Nope, not at all…at first glance. It is a story about ideas for a story, a narrative, however, it reminded me of the time I taught 5th…