The Best Books About Space for Kids

World Space Week is a UN-declared celebration of space held annually, every October 4 to 10. It is the largest space event in the world and an ideal time for teachers and educators to use space-based activities to excite students about science and technology. What will I be reading in the classroom for World SpaceContinue reading “The Best Books About Space for Kids”

The Fire Wombat by Jackie French

The Fire Wombat – Notable for the 2021 CBCA Book of The Year The publishers say…   As the flames of a bushfire approach, one small wombat shelters with other animals in her burrow. But that is just the beginning of their journey to safety.Based on events witnessed by Australian Children’s Laureate Jackie French duringContinue reading “The Fire Wombat by Jackie French”

First Day of School with The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a classic Back to School book for many Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade Classrooms.  If you’re yet to discover this heartwarming book this is what the publisher says… School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares aContinue reading “First Day of School with The Kissing Hand”

Ellie’s Dragon by Bob Graham

Ellie’s Dragon – Shortlisted for the 2021 CBCA Book of The Year: Early Childhood. The publishers say… No friendship is imaginary.  When Ellie is very little, she finds a newborn dragon fresh from the egg on a supermarket shelf, and calls him Scratch. He is quite the sweetest thing she has ever seen! From thatContinue reading “Ellie’s Dragon by Bob Graham”