With the holiday season at hand, many of us our gearing up to do our Christmas shopping. It can be intimidating trying to find that just right present for each person on our list. Plus, hitting the stores and surfing the internet for hours can put a damper on the merriest person’s holiday cheer. Skip the Christmas present stress this year. Red Apple Reading has the perfect gift idea for everyone on your list: books
With the Thanksgiving season at hand, our thoughts naturally turn toward gratitude. No matter our current circumstances we all have something for which to be grateful. In fact, we often take our most precious gifts for granted. For instance, have you ever considered the advantages that being literate affords? Red Apple Reading would like to take time this holiday season to remind our friends what a privilege it is to read!
Do you have children who like a good scare? During the spooky month of October we celebrate a mysterious author’s birthday: R.L. Stine. Stine is best known for his spine-chilling children’s book series: Goosebumps.
The 4th of July weekend is upon us and summer is in full swing. If your kids are like mine they are really enjoying their vacation from school. While it’s good to have a break from the daily grind of schoolwork, kids can lose some of the progress they made over Read more…
Now that you know a little more about this national holiday, why not share some of our flag’s history with your little ones? Red Apple Reading recommends these 7 “flagtastic” books for you and your children to enjoy together!
Now that “The Force Awakens” is making an impact on today’s kids, here are seven favorite Star Wars themed books they will enjoy.
There are several ways to incorporate Earth Day into the school day. Whether you teach in a traditional classroom or homeschool your kids, you’ll love these different activities that allow you to instruct while using an Earth Day theme. If your little ones attend a public or private school, you can choose an activity from the list to do when they arrive home in the afternoon. We know that however you choose to include these activities in your day, you and your kiddos will have a blast and learn a lot in the process!
We hope everyone is enjoying their long President’s Day weekend! Even if you and your kids don’t get the day off from work and school, President’s Day is still a great time to remember past and present Presidents! If you’re looking for a way to commemorate this holiday with your kids, Red Apple Reading has five great President’s Day activities for children. Check them out!
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Red Apple Reading has a few suggestions for sneaking a little literacy into the holiday! Check out these ideas for promoting literacy love this February 14th.
The 4th of July is filled with all sorts of fun activities: block parties, fireworks, barbecues, and parades to name a few! Little ones enjoy participating in these events; but do they realize what they are celebrating? Unfortunately, many children don’t understand the significance of Independence Day. This year give your kiddos a tutorial about this important holiday using these fun activities!