Wordless Children's Books
Work-at-home moms can't put aside work to read to their kids. So every WAHM and her kids can use a stash of books that kids, even non- and new readers, can "read" on their own.
About.com Children's Books
Elizabeth Kennedy, About.com's Guide to Children's Books, offers reviews and book lists for kids of all ages.
Create Your Own Summer Reading Program
When I decided my kids needed a little more incentive to read than just the local library’s summer reading program (or my nagging), I created our family summer reading challenge. And I was pleasantly surprised (actually more like shocked) by the more than 4,000 pages read by my three kids during the course of our summer reading program.
Find Summer Reading Programs
Summer reading programs at the local library are a great way to get kids to read during summer vacation--something work-at-home moms love to see kids do. But library summer reading programs are just one of many options, so don’t stop there. There are a variety of free summer reading programs--whether in the form of a club, contest, sweepstakes...
How to Make Reading Crafts and Activities
You may be asking, what is a 'Story Sack'? It's simply a bag or sack of some sort, which contains a story book along with related craft ideas, games, and other fun activities.
Summer Reading Challenge
Last summer, with some trepidation, I instituted a summer reading challenge for our family. I say trepidation not because I’m not a fan of summer reading for kids but because I thought a summer reading challenge could administratively be a, well, challenge for this busy work-at-home mom.
Get Kids to Read
Reading not only inspires kids to learn, but it is an independent activity that a child can do on his or her own. Reading transports kids to other places while mom is busy working. When kids love to read, it's a beautiful thing. But when they don't, what is a parent to do? How can you get kids to read? See submissions See submissions
Summer Book Report - Do Your Kids Have to Do a Summer Book Report?
If your child has to do a summer book report, it could be a great activity that keeps them busy reading for hours while you work. Or, it could be a nightmare finished the day before school starts. To a great degree, the difficulty of the summer book report depends on the book. What is your child this reading this summer? And what do you think of...
Riddles, Puzzles and Brainteasers for Kids
These book represent of a wide selection of riddles, jokes, visual puzzles and brainteasers for kids of all ages. Kids who can't yet read can enjoy some of these books or other wordless story books. There is something here for the preschooler to the pre-teen and beyond.