What’s so great about board books? They are wonderful for little hands with stiff page that are easy to turn and are more durable than books with paper pages. Reading board books to your child develops a love of learning early and introduces him to new vocabulary. It is also a great time to build relationships. Here are our favorite board books.
My family loves to travel. Whether we add time onto a business trip or take a trip purely for fun, we have all learned so much on our travels. Not all of the learning has been academic. Character training and relationship building have also been a big part of our travels, too. Check out these 100 ways you can continue learning while traveling.
These living books about Ancient Greece will bring history to life. Books About Ancient Greece for All Ages Big Buildings of the Ancient World: X Ray Picture Book by Joanne Jessop In Search of Troy by Giovanni Caselli It’s Greek to Me by Michael Macrone The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Peter A Clayton The Stuff They Left Behind Portfolios Books About Ancient Greece for Grades 1-3 A City
The history of Ancient Egypt is rich and vibrant–stories of Pharaohs, tomb robbers, and advances in science with mummification, pyramid building, and new farming techniques. Enjoy these living books about Ancient Egypt and learn about the culture and daily life of that time. Books About Ancient Egypt for All Ages Big Buildings of the Ancient World: X Ray Picture Book by Joanne Jessop Pyramid by David Macaulay (must have book) Pyramids by
A lot happened from 1946 to the present. Here are suggestions for living books about the modern era to learn about the people and events of this time. Books About the Modern Era for All Ages We Interrupt This Broadcast by Joe Garner (Listen to the actual broadcast of important events in history) YouTube video of the first moon landing Books About the Modern Era for Grades 1-3 Book Series Childhood
The effects of World War II were far reaching. The following list of books includes stories of people from Europe and America. One story, Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot, even sparked my desire to learn more about the chocolate pilot and I found two other books on the subject. Books About World War II for All Ages The Sound of Music Movie Check out the von Trapp family website with more information about the
The time between World War I and World War II (1920-1939) was a difficult time for many. The United States experienced the Great Depression. Europe was trying to recover from World War I. Read some of the stories and learn about this challenging time period. Books About Pre-World War II 1900’s for All Ages We Interrupt This Broadcast by Joe Garner (Listen to the actual broadcast of important events in history)
Learn about World War I with these living books. Books About World War I for Grades 1-3 Book Series Childhood of Famous Americans Series Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents by Mike Venezia Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. President Once Upon America A Long Way to Go: A Story of Women’s Right to Vote by Zibby Oneal Hero Over Here: A Story of World War I by Kathleen V. Kudlinski Spine A Child’s
The early 1900’s was a time of discoveries and inventions. It also saw record numbers of immigrants come to the United States. Learn about this fascinating time period with these living books. Books About Industrialization for Grades 1-3 Book Series American Girl Samantha & Nellie Rebecca Childhood of Famous Americans Series Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents by Mike Venezia Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President William Howard Taft, 27th U.S. President
The Reconstruction Era (1866-1900) was a time of rebuilding for America. It was also the time of some amazing inventions and discoveries. Books About Reconstruction for All Ages Hats are for Watering Horses by Mary Blount Christian Books About Reconstruction for Grades 1-3 Book Series Childhood of Famous Americans Series Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents by Mike Venezia Andrew Johnson, 17th U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, 18th U.S. President Rutherford