15 Awesome Read Alouds for Preschoolers

Last week, I shared my favorite books to read aloud for ages 6 to 10, and, as promised, I'm now sharing my favorites for littler kiddos between the ages of 3 and 5. This age can be tricky when it comes to choosing books because you never really know what will keep their attention. Having had three children with different personalities, temperaments, and attention spans to read to over the last 13 years, the books I've included in this post are...

My Favorite Read Alouds for Ages 6-10

Over my years of motherhood and homeschooling, I've read a lot of books aloud. Like... A LOT. Though, some just stand out as ones both me and the children enjoyed and remember. On Instagram, I was asked to share some of my favorite books I've read aloud, and I'm happy to oblige. I'm no bibliophile when it comes to children's books, but I've read enough aloud to have preferences, and I'm sharing some of my favorites today. In the post, I'm...

8 Picture Books Featuring African-American Female Scientists (That Kept My Little Kids’ Attention)

We go to the library each week, and I'm always on the lookout for picture books with stories featuring multicultural characters to read to my two younger children, ages seven and four. In the past few weeks, I've found myself drawn to choosing picture books about African-American, female scientists, in particular. Finding science books (that includes a bit history) for preschool through early elementary aged children can be like finding a...