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Book Inspired Popsicle Stick Puppets

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: The anchor text: We love reading books and have fun creating book-inspired activities and crafts. One of our favorite ways to make books come alive is by making puppets. Puppets are fun to create and a fabulous way to help kids practice retelling stories and learning about…

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9 Picture Book Treasuries for Your Home Library

I love children's books with a passion, but I especially love picture books! When I first began adding treasuries to our library almost 10 years ago (many of them recommended by Sonlight), I wasn't sure I was a fan. These anthologies took my beloved picture book from a light, easy-to-hold-while-juggling-babies-and-toddlers book to a thing that…

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From Picture Books to Chapter Books: Transitioning Read Alouds

The following guest post is from Haley of Carrots for Michaelmas: I couldn’t wait for the day when our firstborn was ready to enjoy some of my most beloved books. I daydreamed about snuggling up at bedtime reading The Chronicles of Narnia, while my little one was transfixed by the story--sitting still, imagination whirring. But…

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