Have you ever just wanted to give someone a gift because it would make them smile? We will be reading a beautiful story about a little girl and her Abuela (her grandmother) and we get to see the thoughtful gift that the little girl makes out of something that was said to be ‘worthless’ and not… Read More Give Someone A Gift of Love
This week we will be learning a bit about the culture in Mexico! Did you know that there are 10 different pyramids in Mexico? There are so many amazing things to explore in Mexico!! I mean who doesn’t love Mariachi Bands and Piñatas to be a part of a celebration! So this is your FIRST… Read More All About Mexico / Todo Sobre Mexico
February 3rd is World Read Aloud Day – so much fun stuff involved (not to mention wearing your PJs)! All classes will be going to be “attending” their Virtual Author Visits – thanks to Kristy ❤️ 🙂 for arranging this great experience for the littles!! Here are some great resources to add to a fun day of… Read More Happy World Read Aloud Day!
Carter Woodson was a young boy who would read the newspaper to his father, and this made him love history. In 1926, he wanted to celebrate Black History for a whole week and he arranged it to be near the birthdays ofAbraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas. Fast forward to 1976, we have been recognizing Black… Read More Celebrate Black History Month Like These Trailblazers
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about treating people with kindness and respect, no matter the color of their skin – there are so many amazing facts about his life and how his steps of impact all began with a family that lived across the street!! That moment was when Martin decided he wanted… Read More Take a STEP into the future with Dr. King Jr. to remember his legacy!
We can look at books as WINDOWS and MIRRORS (and even more)… meaning when you look through a window, you are looking at something that you are NOT experiencing, something from someone else’s life or about a place you have never been to. But when you look at a mirror, you are looking at something… Read More A WINDOW looking forward to New Experiences and New Books in the New Year!!
Is it TRUE that Halloween is on October 31st? Are witches REAL? Are scarecrows really scary – or is that FICTION? Do you like to read about TOPICS that are REAL or a STORY with CHARACTERS? Let’s talk about NONFICTION and FICTION and what is the difference! If you want to hear Ms. Zatarga explain… Read More Library: It’s a FACT that Halloween is Coming!!
Global Read Aloud is celebrated starting October 5th and the book chosen this year is Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal! As the theme of the month of October is Communities are Inclusive – we know that everyone has a story! In this beautiful book, Alma finds out the true story… Read More Happy Global Read Aloud! What’s Your Name – Where Did It Come From?