Literacy ideas, crafts and activities to enhance reading with kids
A Cambridge student who created a picture book to help young children understand more about the refugee crisis has won a prestigious award at the world’s leading museum of art and design. Kate Milner received the £3,000 Student Illustrator of the Year prize at the V&A Museum’s Illustration Awards 2016 in London for her book My Name is Not Refugee which follows a mother telling her son a story about what is going to happen once they are forced to leave their home country.
During Thanksgiving and the holidays is when most families approach the concept of gratitude, but it is important to share these simple lessons throughout the year. Reading Gratitude books for Kids with your children is an easy way to cultivate and encourage thankfulness in children. Each of these books provides simple lessons for nurturing gratitude in the home year round. Reading them with your kids is an effective way to inspire thankfulness every day.
Mr. A is a reader, much like his mama was/is. The only problem with that is I’m constantly scrambling for appropriate reading material – for both his age and his interests. Thank goodness for Facebook and other blogs to tell me what other kids his age (and older) are reading. Right now he’s eight and... [Read More]