Good Sci-Fi Reads for Kids - Red Apple Reading

Good Sci-Fi Reads for Kids

I know I haven’t entered some sort of time machine that has catapulted me into 2019, but it sure feels like time is flying by at an alarming rate. Speaking of time travel, have you considered introducing your kiddo to science fiction? This exciting genre of literature might just be what makes your child a voracious reader this year. If you’re looking for some good sci-fi reads for your kiddo, check out the following!

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10 Christmas Books to Tickle Your Funny Bone

The holiday season is upon us again! Time for decorations, hot cocoa, family, and all of the many other good things associated with this magical time of year. Speaking of good things, nothing gets us more in the holiday spirit than a good book and some giggles. In honor of the holiday season, Red Apple Reading has compiled a list of 10 Christmas books that are sure to tickle your little one’s funny bone. Check these out!

10 Children's Books About Apples - Red Apple Reading

10 Great Children’s Books with Apples

Red apples are a popular symbol in early education, and Red Apple Reading is especially fond of them! Instead of sharing an apple with you today, we thought we would do one better and share 10 great apple themed children’s books. Just like the fruit, we think you will find these selections particularly enjoyable.

Children’s Books About Motherhood - Red Apple Reading

Children’s Books About Motherhood

Mother’s Day is May 13th. There are very few callings in life as special as motherhood. When I consider my own stint in motherhood, I often think of the Gretchen Rubin quote, “The days are long, but the years are short.” Parenting is a privilege but it is not for the faint of heart. During those times when the day is long and the energy is waning, it’s important to remember that our children won’t be little forever. So let’s take some time to slow down, snuggle up with our kiddos and enjoy a good book. This week, in honor of all the moms out there, Red Apple Reading has compiled a list of children’s books that celebrate motherhood!

Picture Books that Teach Math Skills - Red Apple Reading

Picture Books That Teach Math Skills

If you are looking for a fresh new way to reinforce math skills with your little one, consider picking up a book that works math into its story. While your child may balk at sitting down at the table to work math problems, he may enjoy hearing a story that engages him and encourages him to think critically. In fact, he may have so much fun that he forgets he is even engaging this part of his brain! Red Apple Reading thinks you and your kiddo are going to love these books that teach math skills!

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Books for Rainy Days

Spring has sprung! While the warmer weather and blooming flowers are a welcome change from the cold winter, the spring rain is often a bit harder to swallow. If the spring showers have you and your little one feeling a bit gloomy, check out these books. They make for great rainy day reading, and may even inspire you to go out and have a little fun in the rain!

ABC Books for Toddlers

ABC Books for Toddlers

Red Apple Reading is dedicated to helping parents nurture literacy development in their children. The love of literacy begins with little ones listening to mom and dad read aloud. Alphabet books make great selections for young children transitioning from infancy into toddler-hood.  These simple books allow toddlers to become familiar with letters in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Your toddler is sure to love the following ABC books!

Lucky Books for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner – time to be on the lookout for leprechauns and those lucky four leaf clovers. While you may or may not believe in luck, we’re sure you believe in literacy! However your family chooses to commemorate the day, be sure to make books a part of the celebration. Red Apple Reading has ten books to recommend for your family to enjoy together this St. Patrick’s Day.

Judy Blume Books for Every Age - Red Apple Reading

Judy Blume Books for Every Age

This month Red Apple Reading is celebrating the birthday of well-known author Judy Blume. If you and your children are looking to read a family-oriented book together, discover enlightening morals, and laugh uncontrollably, Judy Blume has a story for you, no matter what the age!