Posts Tagged "children’s books"

Children’s Books for World Ozone Layer Day

September 16th marks World Ozone Layer Day. Understanding the effects that depleting the ozone layer causes may be a challenge for young children, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate this special ‘day’ with them. How can your little one acknowledge World Ozone Layer Day (without you having to get overly technical or lecture her on scientific concepts)? Help your child to understand about the environment, and our impact on it, with a few easy-to-read books that focus on global warming and climate change. Read the books with (or to) your child, and then start a discussion. Kids’ Climate Change...

Children’s Books for World Humanitarian Day

August 19th is World Humanitarian Day. While the concept may seem advanced for your young child to pick up on, you can help him to learn what a humanitarian is and how these very special people save, care for and shape the world. How? Through a children’s book or two! Check out these great reads for young kids on World Humanitarian Day. Who Was Mother Teresa? By Jim Gigliotti and Nancy Harrison. Elementary school-aged children can read about this famous humanitarian, her life and her work – in a way that’s entirely easy to understand. Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led...

5 Must-Read Children’s Books for National Aviation Day

Celebrating National Aviation Day doesn’t have to mean taking a flight. Even though you (and your family) can certainly fly away on this aviation themed day, you may also want to stay at home. If that’s the case, you can still celebrate. How? Check out these flight-focused reads that are sure to be a hot with the kids! Amazing Airplanes, by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker. Animals on a plane? That’s right! In this children’s nook, the animals are the crew and the passengers. This easy read is perfect for preschoolers, ages 3 through 5-years. I Am Emilia Earhart (Ordinary...