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Socks, Hats and Ooops!

My first experience of ‘Blue Hat, Green Hat’ by Sandra Boynton was ten years ago, reading with my then two year old nephew. The predictable text, repetitive cycle and sheer silliness of the book obviously appealed to him. 306 more words

Not those gummies: monologue for a two-year-old

Toddler: Mom! Mom? MOM! It’s time to get up! I know that sounds kind of weird, since usually we get up when the sun gets up? 510 more words


Joke of the Day.

Three tomatoes are walking down the street: a papa tomato, a mama tomato, and a little baby tomato. The little baby tomato starts lagging behind. The papa tomato gets mad, goes back to the baby tomato and smooshes him and says, “Catch up.” 114 more words


Pi Day

Because I work at that great Mecca of Nerdiness, MIT, I celebrate Pi Day, March 14, i.e., 3.14. Last year they got very happy when it was actually 3.1415. 261 more words

The Going to Bed Book

Written and Illustrated by Sandra Boynton Simon & Schuster, 1982

The sun has set not long ago.

Now everybody goes below.

The plot in a nutshell:

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Bedtime Books

Reader's Advisory: Can't Sit Still

These books are not new. I am not breaking new ground by telling you that children like Sandra Boynton or Al Perkins. What I am here to say is – I have an insanely precocious 20 month old. 293 more words

Reader's Advisory

February Book Selections

Have you read The Grapevine Newspaper yet?

If you have, you’ll know that Kaelyn’s Book Club is part of the Seedlings Content for Kids (p.13).  IF you haven’t had the opportunity I’ll share it with you here… 489 more words

Picture Books