Category Archives: winter

The Story of Snow, “Let Science & Art Give Your Snow Day a Fun Start”

In Dallas, Texas, we do not get to enjoy much snow, but after living in other colder states like Virginia, New York and Ohio, I still love snow and so do our kids (except for our youngest because he’s never seen it!). … Continue reading

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Wonderful Winter Book for Each Grade Level (K-5)

Each book featured per grade level is appropriate for independent reading and selected based on standard reading skills. Very fun to read together as a class too, especially with cups of hot cocoa! Kindergarten: Pip and Posy The Snowy Day by Axel Scheffler Two friends … Continue reading

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The Mitten, “One Size Fits All”

Jan Brett takes a Ukrainian folktale and adds her own ideas to make it one of her most loved stories. After visiting the Ukrainian section of NYC to learn more about their culture, she created her endearing drawings.  Since 1989, kids … Continue reading

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The Hat, “Animals Wear That?!”

  Jan Brett is one of the most well known and loved children’s book author illustrators with thirty nine million books in print. We have read most of her titles and among them, The Hat and The Mitten are two of our … Continue reading

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The Lonely Scarecrow, “Cold Snow Warms Hearts”

The Lonely Scarecrow The Lonely Scarecrow has kept us company for three years as we discovered this book when my older son was in Kindergarten. We read it over and over again, intrigued by seeing the world from a scarecrow’s … Continue reading

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