The Best STEM Toys and Gifts for Kids

Posted on October 9, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on The Best STEM Toys and Gifts for Kids

Are you shopping for the best STEM toys and gifts for your kids this holiday season? Here you’ll find what’s new and recommended for 2020 as well as the best classic STEM ideas for kids. Discover robots, building blocks, science kits, circuitry, math games, and much more! This is the best list of science, technology, engineering, and math toys and gifts curated by a teacher for parents who want double-duty gifts that are both fun and educational. 2020 STEM Gifts … Continue reading “The Best STEM Toys and Gifts for Kids”

Children’s Books about Elections and Voting

Posted on October 7, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Children’s Books about Elections and Voting

I firmly believe it’s our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. (Even though you might dislike election time and the drama that comes with it!) Election season gives us an opportunity to teach children about elections by reading kid-appropriate children’s books like these… Try incorporating at-home activities about voting. For example, vote for the best jack-o-lantern. Or vote for a chores manager. Or have everyone pick a platform and a party, then … Continue reading “Children’s Books about Elections and Voting”

Interview with Kwame Alexander About His New Book, Becoming Muhammad Ali

Posted on October 5, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Interview with Kwame Alexander About His New Book, Becoming Muhammad Ali

Do you love Kwame Alexander’s books? His latest book, Becoming Muhammad Ali, is written with James Patterson, and one of his BEST EVER. After I read an early review copy, I had a chance to interview Alexander via Zoom. In our chat, we talk about the book, figurative language, collaborating with James Patterson, and more! Scroll down for the video recording. You won’t want to miss it. Publisher Synopsis Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid … Continue reading “Interview with Kwame Alexander About His New Book, Becoming Muhammad Ali”

The Latest Nonfiction Picture Books, Fall 2020

Posted on October 3, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on The Latest Nonfiction Picture Books, Fall 2020

Ready for an eclectic assortment of new nonfiction picture books? Below, you’ll find good books about animals, tea, yoga, voting, ecosystems, and more. And, they’re all new! If you have older readers, visit New Nonfiction Middle-Grade Books for Ages 8 – 12. Also, I’m finally doing something I’ve thought about for months — adding a Bookshop link to my posts. (It will be a work in progress updating all my older content.) Bookshop is an online bookstore that supports independent … Continue reading “The Latest Nonfiction Picture Books, Fall 2020”