Category: Reading

The Best Book Series According to a Second Grade Boy

We are starting spring break this week which means the end of another school year is around the corner. Gavin turned eight last week and loves finding a new book series. I asked him to tell me what his top book series are and what he would recommend to any other second grade boy. (more…)

What we’re reading in March

A couple of weeks ago, I pulled out all of our spring and Easter books from our storage closet. I try to rotate books in and out to keep things interesting. We’ve also checked out some really cute spring books from the library as well. We are always looking for new books so feel free to leave suggestions in the comments for us.  (more…)

Scholastic Book Orders – $1 Books!

scholasticI am a huge supporter of the Scholastic Reading Club. As much as we enjoy a trip to the library, we love it even more when that book order flyer gets sent home! I love being able to support our school and help our teachers earn free books for their classrooms. (more…)

Creating a Reading Nook

I’ve always loved the idea of creating a reading nook for my kids. When we moved last summer, we had to rethink our play area. What would have been the playroom in our old house was now the first room you saw when you walked into the front door. I am still working on this area, but it has come a long way. I wish I had a before picture. One project that went into this room was a reading nook. I found an idea on Pinterest that I really liked. The only problem was I didn’t know how to go about finding what was used. That is why I am going to provide you with details of what went into the creation of our reading nook. (more…)