Tag Archives: literacy

Reading Leads to Seeing the World in New Ways

Reading with your child is a seed you plant again and again. One of the most fascinating things about watching a young mind develop is seeing how one thing leads to another, how seeds are planted and how they grow … Continue reading

Yum! Read for the Record

This Wednesday, October 26, and Thursday, October 27, young children, parents, caregivers, and educators can bite into some delicious reading fun at Read for the Record story times. The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach is this year’s Read … Continue reading

Oh Baby! No Money, No Car Activities

Baby Activities for When You Have No Money or Transportation When we lived in the Caribbean, my son and I spent many days without many kid-friendly resources. We had to stay close to home because nap time was school time … Continue reading

Weird Things My Son Likes (And Doesn’t Like)

It’s insane how quickly a child’s personality emerges after they are born, and how quickly they develop personal tastes. While one toddler can be chatty and social, others (like my own son) show more their introverted side. But, regardless of … Continue reading

Take 10 and Read for the Record

Wattcha doing with the kiddos this week? I know – reading at least 20-minutes each day, right? But there’s extra reading fun afoot in Shasta County. You can join in a special READ FOR THE RECORD STORY TIME (Click for … Continue reading