Guess what, friends? My debut book, The Wonder of Under has just clinched the #1 spot as a New Release on Amazon in the competitive children's concept book category!
This achievement is unexpected but so exciting, especially considering the book outshines titles from heavyweight publishers like Golden Books and Candlewick Press. I was not expecting this as a self-published author.
Hey there! Black History Month has rolled around again, and what's a cooler way to celebrate than mixing up some reading fun with artsy projects and tasty snacks? All this, while soaking up the amazing stories and achievements of African American culture.
As someone who writes for kids, I'm all about turning learning into an adventure. So, I've whipped up a bunch of fun ideas to get you and the kiddos into the heart of Black history, making some sweet memories along the way. Ready to jump in? Let's go!
Here’s another awesome way to spice up reading time for your kiddos. Today I am going to share about transforming those beloved books into mini theater plays. Not only is it a blast, but it’s also a fantastic opportunity for kids to engage with stories on a deeper level. Here are the steps to create your very own mini theater production right at home. Lights, camera, action – let’s get started!
1. Choosing the Perfect Book
First, pick a book that captivates your family’s imagination. It should be something with lively characters and a story that can be easily acted out. Picture books work great for younger kids, while older children might enjoy bringing a chapter book to life.
So here’s a fun family reading adventure I’ve been dying to share! Are you looking for a fresh, fun way to engage your family's imagination and create something memorable together? Well, you're in luck! Today, I'm going to show you how to create storyboards with your family. This isn't just about drawing; it's about storytelling, bonding, and unleashing your collective creativity. Whether you're artistically inclined or can barely draw a stick figure, this activity is for everyone. Let’s get those creative gears turning!
Cindy Lynn Sawyer is an author with a passion for helping to build better futures for kids through reading (and writing) adventures.