Who doesn’t love to look at the pictures in a book and guess what’s going on? Children almost always seem to, and for that reason wordless picture books can be a fantastic resource to help develop early literacy skills.
With the busyness of December behind us, families are gearing up for kids to return to school. While not as big an occasion as the beginning of the school year, back to school in January is another time of change and adaptation. Check out this blog post from the New York Times for tips on navigating the midwinter back to school routine.
Zora Neale Hurston
January 7, 1903
Born in Eatonville, FL, Hurston became part of the Harlem Renaissance, the black literati in New York City. Continue reading Happy Birthday, Zora Neale Hurston, born today in 1903