Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are tall and some are small. Some Heroes have two legs, some have four. Some Heroes have hair while others have wool. Heroes can be firemen, astronauts and your next door neighbor. You can be a hero, too.
Margaret Wise Brown is famous for her night-time tale Good Night Moon, but you may not be as familiar with her other work. She has written over 25 books. Below is a selection of tales both you and your little one will enjoy along with some rhymes to make bedtime an easy transition.
Everyone likes Mother Goose! Children like Mother Goose because the rhymes are fun and easy to learn. Educators & parents like Mother Goose because those same rhymes help children develop phonemic awareness skills that they will need to become good readers.
Around their first birthday, many young children get anxious when parents leave them at day care or with a babysitter. Games like peek-a-boo, good-bye songs and rhymes, and books that feature comings and goings can help.
Halloween is great time of year to share slightly spooky stories and play peek-a-BOO! At ages two and up, children may begin to find some stories scary. If they do, save these for them when they are older.
Winter’s chill is in the air – time to curl up indoors and share a good book with your child. Or warm things up by trying one of our action songs and rhymes. Either way, you’ll stay warm while having fun together!
Movement and music are great tools to help young children learn the rhythm of language and build early literacy. Share a good book with your child, or try some of our action songs and rhymes together – and don’t forget to dance!