Tag Archives: Books We’re Reading Now

I Found Mrs. Wishy-Washy!

I’m guest posting over at Hameray Publishing about one of my favorite Mrs. Wishy-Washy books.  My original post is below and the fancied up version is over on the Hameray Blog.  Enjoy!! If you teach in the younger grades, pre-k through 2nd grade, I’m sure you’re familiar with the beloved Mrs. Wishy-Washy.  Twenty years ago,

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Those Darn Squirrels!

We have a squirrel problem at my house.  I fight with those darn squirrels every year when I plant my sunflower seeds.  I plant hundreds every year and I never have a single flower to show for it.  I haven’t given up on my planting, but every year I cringe as I watch them digging

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The Mitten: A Felt Story Retelling

I think every early childhood teacher in the country uses Jan Brett’s books in the Winter.  I love The Mitten!  It is one of those absolute-must have  books for the kindergarten classroom.  A few years ago I was lucky enough to have a wonderful parent in my classroom who was incredibly talented.  She saw that

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My Favorite Gingerbread Books

Thanksgiving is here, which means that Gingerbread Season has officially begun!  I truly believe that if there was a title of Gingerbread Queen, it would be mine.  At home and in the classroom, December is filled with gingerbread. (Side note:  I think part of the reason I love it so much is that it’s not

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