Create Your Own Declaration of Independence

By Felicity LuHill February 20, 2017   In honor of President’s Day, create your very own Declaration of Independence! With your early reader, either at home or in the classroom.   What you need: 3 Black Tea Bags Plain White Paper or Paper with the Declaration of Independence text*** Black Pen or Marker (a calligraphy […]


Murder in A Children’s Book: Is It a Bad Thing?

Violence is as American as apple pie.  Teaching my seven-year-old students about the Civil War was a powerful and rewarding experience. The Civil War was one of the bloodiest moments in the history of our young country. We often sanitize history and the world for children, even as some children’s lives scream instability and danger. […]