Fire Truck Song for Preschoolers! – sing and read story

Unfortunately this sing and read story is out of print.  Enjoy it here with your preschooler. Ivan Ulz performs his “Fire Truck!” song to the illustrations of Jill Dublin.

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Owl Babies- Animated Story

Every child struggles with separation anxiety at some point.    Owl Babies addresses this fear in a lovely and reassuring way.    This classic is definitely worth adding to your little one’s book shelf.

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Caterpillar Dreams- Signing Time!

Sign language is a communication tool that every young child can benefit from.  Whether it’s used with preschoolers as a second language, a non-verbal child with special needs or a pre-verbal infant, Signing Time! is the best of the best!! In this video Rachel Coleman, the founder of “Signing Time!” is singing/signing while her daughter Lucy the butterfly, drives along in her wheelchair.   Read the inspirational story of Signing Time’s founder and her daughters at signingtime.com.   My preschoolers deeply […]

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Five Little Snowpeople – interactive poem

This interactive poem is a fun way for young children to gain experience with early math and pre-reading skills.  As you can see, it’s easy to make too.

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Are You My Mother?- Animated

Young children are learning to trust that just as loved ones “go away” (to another room, the store, to work, etc.) they will also return.  Are You My Mother?  explores this important theme, and strikes just the right balance between concern and comfort.

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  • Fire Truck Song for Preschoolers! – sing and read story

    Fire Truck Song for Preschoolers! – sing and read story

    Unfortunately this sing and read story is out of print.  Enjoy it here with your preschooler. Ivan Ulz performs his “Fire Truck!” song to the illustrations of Jill Dublin.

  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?- song

    Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?- song

    Greg and Steve set this beloved picture book to a simple tune, and transformed it into a lullaby.  The repetitive pattern invites the pre-reader to join in with the reader, easily predicting the next rhyme. Children familiar with the book love to point out the fact that I’m introducing the animals in the wrong order; they’re sure to love the fact that I forgot the gold-fish as well this time around:) If you’re in the market for new children’s music […]

  • It Looked Like Spilled Milk- Story

    It Looked Like Spilled Milk- Story

    Young children are engaged by the simple repetitive format of this classic concept book.    They love being able to identify the shapes, and will be proud to “read” this story back to you!

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  • Fine Motor Fun – Pre-writing Activities

    Fine Motor Fun – Pre-writing Activities

    Fine Motor skills involve the use of hands and fingers. They enable us to write legibly, fasten clothing and use a variety of tools including every preschoolers favorite: scissors!  First they must be able to separate the movement side of their hand (thumb, index and middle finger) from the stabilization side (“ring” and “pinky” fingers).  That’s tricky business for young children. Sing “Where is Thumbkin” with your little one and you’ll see that (developmentally speaking) “pinky” may not be ready to stand alone. […]

  • 5 Green & Speckled Frogs – Song

    5 Green & Speckled Frogs – Song

    Use this fun song as an introduction to ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.) and to reinforce the fact that everyone (including grown-ups & speckled frogs) must wait for their turn.

  • Owl Babies- Animated Story

    Owl Babies- Animated Story

    Every child struggles with separation anxiety at some point.    Owl Babies addresses this fear in a lovely and reassuring way.    This classic is definitely worth adding to your little one’s book shelf.

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  • The Olive Branch “Sleep”- animated 1min.

    The Olive Branch “Sleep”- animated 1min.

    The Olive Branch videos help teach young children the importance of learning to balance their own needs with the needs of others.  In this episode two friends must find a way to overcome an important problem they are having in the branches of their olive tree.   Learning to

  • Caterpillar Dreams- Signing Time!

    Caterpillar Dreams- Signing Time!

    Sign language is a communication tool that every young child can benefit from.  Whether it’s used with preschoolers as a second language, a non-verbal child with special needs or a pre-verbal infant, Signing Time! is the best of the best!! In this video Rachel Coleman, the founder of “Signing Time!” is singing/signing while her daughter Lucy the butterfly, drives along in her wheelchair.   Read the inspirational story of Signing Time’s founder and her daughters at signingtime.com.   My preschoolers deeply […]

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    Little White Duck

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  • Five Little Snowpeople – interactive poem

    Five Little Snowpeople – interactive poem

    This interactive poem is a fun way for young children to gain experience with early math and pre-reading skills.  As you can see, it’s easy to make too.