Build Character & Patriotism with WWII Veterans

One aspect of my book launch with World War II veterans is how it can build character and patriotism, especially in students. I never would have thought patriotism -- love for one's country and those who defend it -- would have come under attack as it has in recent years. These two little guys attended... Continue Reading →

Teach Your Preschooler to Love Reading by Building

To encourage a preschooler’s interest in books about buildings you can use everyday items to build a small sculpture. You need a paper plate, toothpicks, graham crackers and gumdrops. The candy serves as Tinker toys for tiny fingers. An alternative is using pretzel sticks for toothpicks and colored marshmallows for gumdrops. Show your child how... Continue Reading →

Share with Your Preschooler about God’s Love

Play: Assemble these objects—feather; cork; penny; stick; metal paper clip; bowl ¾ full of water. Talk: Look at these items and tell me which ones you think will sink or float in the water. (After child shares guesses, have child place each item one at a time into the bowl). Some items sink (stick, penny,... Continue Reading →

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