Category: Water

Tuesday Morning Reads for February 6, 2018

I was about to take a purposeful look through shelf #4 of the “B” section of the picture books…when I remembered that I needed to grab some books for our upcoming Olympic unit in 2nd grade. This stop by the reference desk caused my…

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 23, 2018

The Water Hole by Graeme Base: At first glance this book appears to be a counting book, and it very much is, but it is also the effects of long periods between rain and the effects to the animal habitat. Granted the animals represented in…

Featured Book: “Water Can Be…”

I was ecstatic to see this book! I love “A Leaf Can be…”, and recently I used it as my focus book for an NSTA presentation that I did with my 2nd grade co-teacher. So, when I saw this, I was quick to purchase!…

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 9, 2018

Back to the alphabet! Typically when I create this post, I select books from the “new books” section of the children’s library, but like I mentioned a few weeks ago, I decided to give them some buying time. Instead I am scanning their selection…

Tuesday Morning Reads for December 12, 2017

During my latest trip to the “new books” section of the library, I came across these books. πŸ™‚ Sun and Moon, Folk Tales by Various Artists: As a paper crafter, I loved the texture of the pages and the beautiful artwork displayed in this book….

Tap Tap BOOM BOOM

This story really heightens the awareness of the music of rain. Tap. Tap. BOOM. BOOM! Using various font, the rain comes down on a city as individuals, kids, and families move from place to place…picking up their pace. Some are prepared, some aren’t. Many…

β€œBig Rain Coming”

It seems that we all have a meteorologist (or two) in our family. I am not talking about those that are featured on the news or in the newspaper, or those that like to make sporadic predictions about the weather, but those in our…