children's books about wearing a mask

5 Children’s Books About Wearing a Mask

With mask-wearing not going away anytime soon, especially for children, having your child understand the importance of wearing a mask is crucial. Whether your child is a little nervous about wearing a mask or is just curious as to how they protect us, this list of books can help make your child feel a little … Continue reading 5 Children’s Books About Wearing a Mask

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10 Best Back to School Books for 2021

The 2021-2022 school year will be like no other for your child. Possibly, it's the first time your child will be back in the school building in a very long time. Depending where you live, your child may have to wear a mask during the school day or may be facing other unique challenges due … Continue reading 10 Best Back to School Books for 2021

5 /D/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the /D/ sound appropriately, then reading books with this sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, please … Continue reading 5 /D/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

halloween books for speech therapy

5 Best Halloween Books for Speech Therapy

Reading books with your child or students is an excellent way to work on improving vocabulary skills, as well as receptive and expressive language skills. Check out some of these books to read with your child during Halloween time Remember to ask your child questions about the story to check for comprehension. You can also … Continue reading 5 Best Halloween Books for Speech Therapy

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5 /R/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the /R/ sound appropriately, then reading books with these sounds is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, please … Continue reading 5 /R/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

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10 Best Easter Books to Encourage Language Development

Reading books with your child or students is an excellent way to work on improving vocabulary skills, as well as receptive and expressive language skills. Check out some of these books to read with your child prior to Easter. Remember to ask your child questions about the story to check for comprehension. You can also … Continue reading 10 Best Easter Books to Encourage Language Development

children's books about penguins

The Top 10 Children’s Books About Penguins

The winter is a great time to read about penguins with your child or students. There are so many great books about this cute black and white animal, but this list will give you the top 10 children's books about penguins. The list includes fiction and non-fiction books. Top 10 Children's Books About Penguins 1. … Continue reading The Top 10 Children’s Books About Penguins

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5 Best Children’s Books for January

Happy New Year! Thank you to my readers who continue to follow this blog for another year. January is the perfect month to snuggle up with your child and read some books about the new year, snow, and all things winter. Remember to ask your child questions about what's happening the story to check his … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for January

children's books for december

5 Best Children’s Books for December

With this busy time of the year upon us, it's important to remember to slow down at times. A wonderful way to do this is to read stories with your child. Reading books is a great way to spend time together and also practice improving your child's language skills. Remember to ask your child questions … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for December

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5 Best Children’s Books for November

Welcome November! There is finally a crisp feel in the air and colorful leaves on the trees (and ground!). With the cooler weather, it's the perfect time to stay in, cozy up, and read a book with your child. Continue reading for a perfect list of children's books for November. Remember to talk about what … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for November

5 Best Children’s Books for October

Happy October! Although it's still feeling like summer here in NJ, apparently it really is fall. With hopes of cooler weather, colorful leaves, and all things pumpkin, I have complied a fantastic list of children's books for October. In addition to the list, I have added a short synopsis of each book and recommended ages. … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for October

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5 Best Children’s Books for September

Happy September! It's back to school and time to start thinking about all things fall related. Reading books with your child is a great way to spend time together while also working on language skills. Your children will be reading and listening to books at school or daycare, but it is also very important for … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for September

Back to School Books

5 Perfect Back to School Books to Read to Your Child

Summer is winding down and your child will soon be in school. Maybe this is your child's first time going to school or maybe he's a seasoned veteran. However, getting your child ready to go back to school is important so he feels less anxious about the changes in routine. Back to school books are … Continue reading 5 Perfect Back to School Books to Read to Your Child

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5 Best Children’s Books for August

Happy August! The dog days of summer are here. Hopefully you've been able to enjoy time outside with your family and relax a bit. School will be back in session shortly, so please remember to keep your child's brain stimulated by reading books together. August is a great time to read about outdoor activities, water … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for August

best children's books for July

5 Best Children’s Books for July

Happy July!! Schools out and hopefully you get to spend some extra quality time with your youngster. As you already know, reading is a fantastic way to improve a variety of language skills. July is a great time take a break from the heat and read about outdoor activities and ice cream. Take a look … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for July

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The 5 Best April Books to Read to Your Child

It's finally April and the springtime is here!  The days are longer and the flowers and trees are coming back to life. Celebrate the new season by reading springtime books to your child. Here are 5 April books to help increase language development. 1. Spring is Here (Bear and Mole Story) This book is right on … Continue reading The 5 Best April Books to Read to Your Child

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8 Best Flap Books for Your Toddler

There are so many wonderful flap books out on the market for your child. In this post, I will narrow the list down to the best ones for your toddler that help increase language skills. Flap books are great for language development since the exciting flaps motivate your child to attend to the books. These … Continue reading 8 Best Flap Books for Your Toddler

5 March Books

5 Wonderful March Books to Read to Your Child

As we know, reading books with your child is an important activity that helps with language development. Reading can help increase vocabulary skills, stimulate imagination, and offer opportunities to practice answering questions. Take a look at my previous article for more specific examples on how to increase language with books. Below are 5 recommended March books … Continue reading 5 Wonderful March Books to Read to Your Child

5 Books to Encourage Language Development

Reading to your child is one of the best and easiest way to promote language growth. Books help children increase vocabulary and also encourage asking questions and commenting. As a speech language pathologist, I begin many therapy sessions with books. Children are encouraged to label objects and actions, answer questions (i.e. "Where is the rabbit?"), … Continue reading 5 Books to Encourage Language Development