Creating Lifetime Learners


November is…

National Adoption Month

Books about Adoption

American Indian Heritage Month

National Life Writing Month

November 9-15 is National Young Readers Week


First Readers

Young Readers

Chapter Books and Classics

November 9-16 World Kindness Week

Practice Random Acts of Kindness

November 20-26 National Farm-City Week

Books on Farms

November 22-29 National Bible Week

Bible Stories

November 22-28 National Game and Puzzle Week

Family Games and Puzzles

November 20 Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Books


October is…

Here are some fun activities and ideas to do with your kids during the month of October.

Choose from the following topics

October is…

National Book Month

Why not celebrate National Book Month by committing to read-aloud for 20 minutes everyday as a family?

Online Activities

Read Along online at Leading to Reading for Preschoolers or Reading Planet for 5+

Check out Oprah’s Book Club Kid’s Reading List

Celebrate Reading at Reading Rainbow (I can go anywhere! Take a look, it’s in a book…)

Top 100 Children’s Books– from NEA (National Education Association)

Top 10 Best Books to Read Aloud

Celebrate National Book Month by adding to your personal library. Discuss the importance of reading with your children and give them a book.

Babies & Toddlers

Preschool & Kindergarten

School Age

Ages 5+

Ages 9+


Online Activities

A site that has online games, coloring pages to print, party and costume ideas and even interactive pumpkin carving!

Our favorite site has some fun Halloween online reading

More printouts, coloring, crafts and alphabet and number worksheets related to Halloween

Books that you can get at the library or order for your home library.

Activities and Kits

Egyptian Mummy Model

Books for Young Children

Young Readers

Readers 10+

More Halloween Books and Activities