Mimi’s Fun Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-29-2017
Mimi's Fun Day Reading with Your Kids Podcast Interview with Jamie Dawuni Jamie Dawuni is the teacher and author of the children's book Mimi's Fun Day and its bilingual education editions in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Japanese. When we were drumming up ideas for who to have on the podcast for this episode, We knew one thing for sure: We wanted to talk to Jamie Dawuni. The younger your children are, the better it is to introduce them to a foreign language. Experts agree that foreign-language learning can give kids…
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Kubrick’s Game
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-27-2017
Jedlie's Magic Circus is fun for the whole family. Please visit www.jedlie.com to find out how to bring this inspiring show to your community. Kubrick's Game Reading With Your Kids Podcast Interview with Derek Taylor Kent Have you ever finished reading a great book that you enjoyed so much you have to tell everyone about it? Well, prepare to feel that way when you pick up Kubrick's Game. It’s a thrilling adventure packed with symbolism, conspiracy theories, adventure, romance and more. Today we’re welcoming Derek Taylor Kent and talk about his…
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Things That Float and Things That Don’t
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-26-2017
Things That Float and Things That Don't Book by David A. Adler Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com   Why is it that a piece of metal doesn't float but a huge ship made of steel does? This book answers all your questions about density and flotation. STEM books are in high demand as it's a unique way of knowing and exploring the world and this book by author David A. Adler provides a clear explanation of why some things float and others do not. This is a fun book…
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Caterpillar and Snail: Go on a Big Adventure
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-25-2017
Caterpillar and Snail: Go on a Big Adventure Reading With Your Kids Podcast Interview with Author Ellen Jenny Watkins NO DREAMER IS EVER TOO SMALL, NO DREAM IS TOO BIG! Blog post written by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, Reading With Your Kids Podcast I believe parents have the toughest job they’ll ever love. Their duty as a parent is not only to provide the basic care, love and affection for their children but also to prepare their children to enter the world. In my opinion, that is the toughest, most challenging aspect of parenthood possible.…
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No Ordinary Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-24-2017
No Ordinary Day Book by Deborah Ellis Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com I enjoyed reading No Ordinary Day! This book took about an hour to read and has become one of my favourite books on Epic. Once I started reading, I could not put the book down and instantly felt a connection with the main character “Valli”. She is a wonderful character who is bright, brave and outspoken. This book is a realistic fiction novel written by Deborah Ellis that teaches the heroism of people around the world who…
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Let’s Celebrate Earth Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-19-2017
Let’s Celebrate Earth Day By Barbara deRubertis Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Earth Day is an annual event celebrated Worldwide on April 22 and various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. With Earth Day just around the corner, this wonderful book is just what you need to make your kids proud to take care of our planet Earth! Lets Celebrate Earth Day encourages young readers to learn about why this important holiday was created and about the many little things we can do to make big changes in the…
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You Are Not My Friend, but I Miss You
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-17-2017
You Are Not My Friend, but I Miss You By Daniel Kirk Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Anyone who lives or works with young kids knows that sharing is one of the most difficult concepts for children to grasp. Learning to share is an important life skill that every child must learn. Simply put, kids see themselves and their difficulties in books, and by reading them or being read to, they come to learn that they are not alone, and possibly even how to cope. So today we have decided to review a picture book…
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Delicious India!!!
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-15-2017
  Foods Of India Reading With Your Kids Podcast Starring Fatima Khan I remember growing up folks used to joke "the quickest way to a man's heart is through his stomach." It may not be politically correct to assume that a woman has to be a good cook to find a husband, but I think we would be safe to say that a great way to open our kids' hearts to people from other cultures is to explore foods from different parts of the World. Our associate producer Fatima Khan…
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We’re Amazing, 1, 2, 3!
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-12-2017
We're Amazing 1, 2, 3! by Leslie Kimmelman Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com April is Autism Awareness Month so this is a great time to educate your community about autism. Spreading autism awareness is a great way to celebrate April and promote inclusion and acceptance in the classroom and beyond. And we are going to celebrate April by  reviewing  We’re Amazing 1, 2, 3! It is a great book which focuses on Autism which may affect as many as one in forty-five children. This book celebrates the differences among children wonderfully through a beautiful…
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Attack of the Centipede!!!
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-11-2017
Sammy The Centipede Reading With Your Kids Podcast Interview With Author Maria Luchsinger Parents face many challenges. One of the hardest is preparing our kids for a visit to the doctor, or the dentist. Visits to these caring and helping professionals can be confusing and terrifying for our young ones. If only there was a series of books that parents could use to help explain and prepare for these visits. Enter Maria Luchsinger, author of the Sammy the Centipede series of children's books. Maria is a teacher, speaker, and certified…
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