Promoting Literacy through Picture Books

  Promoting Literacy through Picture Books   As I’ve said over and over in this blog, picture books are NOT just for little ones. I consider picture books so important, I feel compelled to promote them at least once a year. So, here’s this years’ pitch… Picture books offer so many things to so many…

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Celebrate! Rosh Hashanah Activities for the Family

  Celebrate! Rosh Hashanah Activities for the Family   Here are some sites that offer Rosh Hashanah activities for the whole family.   What is Rosh Hashanah? from Board of Jewish Education Information, sites and activities   Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Activities and Printables from Our Jewish Homeschool Blog Activities and printables   Rosh…

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Rosh Hashanah Books to Start the Holiday Season

  Rosh Hashanah Books to Start the Holiday Season   Rosh Hashanah is September 13-15, just two weeks away. Here are some books to help you prepare. The first two are also about Yom Kippur   Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar by Deborah Heiligman This book from National…

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Labor Day Activities for Kids

  Labor Day Activities for Kids   Labor Day is on September 7 this year. Click here for Monday’s Labor Day books. Below are some more ideas for getting your children thinking about jobs and the people who work to make our lives better.   Labor Day Activities for Kids – Community Helpers from Apples…

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Just in Time for Labor Day: Books about Occupations

  Just in Time for Labor Day: Books about Occupations   Labor Day in on September 7 this year. Do you ever think about jobs you might enjoy? Here are books with all sorts of ideas!   I Can Be Anything by Jerry Spinelli, illustrated by Jimmy Liao Pumpkin grower, dandelion blower, puddle stomper, apple…

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