November 29, 2013

Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share part two of her Christmas booklist series… There are so many beautiful Christmas titles for children based around the story of the nativity.  Below are just a few that I have encountered and grown to love.  Please share any holiday stories you love during the Christmas period! Wombat Divine by Mem Fox. An absolute favorite which makes me cry every reading!  It is the…

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November 7, 2013

Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share an inspiring holiday booklist… Over the coming weeks on Playful Learning I will be sharing some fun filled Christmas picture books and Christmas classics.  It might seem a little early, but Christmas is not far away! I love to gather all my picture books out of storage and purchase new titles for our collection so I am ready once December arrives.  This first series…

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November 5, 2013

Monique of Green Acorns is with us today to share some thoughtful tips on helping our children to ponder life’s big questions. As we approach this holiday season, many of us may be having conversations about what it means to give and why it’s important.  We will be seated with family and friends discussing what we are thankful for.  We will be sharing ourselves and what we have to offer with those we love.  Giving,…

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October 11, 2013

Seeing the natural world through the eyes of a child is an enlightening experience. Their innate appreciation and fascination for all living things is a quality that that can lead to many fulfilling learning experiences. The universe provides parents with unlimited opportunities for connecting and growing with their children. Whether you are examining a grain of sand, veins on a leaf or the parts of a flower—all it takes is some time spent together in…

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October 2, 2013

Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us to share a lovely list of fun chapter books to read together with your children. In our home, we have a few family rhythms that take place every day.  One of these is reading, often in many different forms.  Picture books are read throughout the day (I adore picture books, they are my weakness!). We have a basket in the car in which new picture books are…

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