Read It Make It: Women’s History Month

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March is Women's History Month and a great way to introduce Women's History Month to your child is with a book and an activity. Michelle's Garden written and illustrated by…

Read It Make It: St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! St. Patrick's Day calls for celebration and what better way to celebrate with your child, than to read a book and complete a craft. Jack and…

Read It Make It: In The Kitchen

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We are back in the kitchen and making Bear's Vegetable Soup. This picture book includes a simple vegetable soup recipe. Spring is around the corner, but it can still be…

Read It Make It : Unity Handprint Wreath

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Goin' Someplace Special written by Patricia C. McKissack and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney is the ideal book to read as we celebrate Black History Month. Goin' Someplace Special is a…

Read It Make It: Valentine’s Day Craft

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Valentine's Day is around the corner. It is the time of year to let those closest to you know how much you love them. Porcupine Cupid written by Jason June…

Read It Make It : In The Kitchen

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This edition of Read It Make It we will be spending time in the kitchen. We are going to make a recipe from Whopper Cake written by Karma Wilson and…

Read It Make It: Lion Craft

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Lubaya's Quiet Roar written by Marilyn Nelson and illustrated by Philemona Williamson not only addresses sensitive issues our society is facing today, but is a heartwarming story of a young…

Read It Make It: Snowflakes

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Reading The Snow Dancer written by Addie Boswell and illustrated by Mercè López to your child will have you feeling nostalgic for the snow days you had as a child.…

Read It Make It: Rocket Craft

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Get ready for all things that go. On The Go Awesome written by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Robert Neubecker will introduce your child to all vehicles that go.…

Read It Make It: New Year’s Craft

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We will be celebrating New Year's soon and Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas written by Gail Piernas-Davenport and illustrated by Marion Eldridge is just the book to share…

Read It Make It: Penguin Craft

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I Am Actually a Penguin written by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek is an sweet story about a little girl who never wants to take off her penguin…

Read It Make It: Snowman Craft

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Winter is here! What a snowstorm! Hopefully everyone was able to get out and enjoy the snowfall or at least enjoy the beautiful scenery outside your window. The best way…

Read It Make It: Rainbow Craft

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Share Your Rainbow is a truly inspirational book. Eighteen well known artists draw their hope for the future. Each page is more joyful than the last. The illustrations are colorful,…

Read It Make It: Apple Pie Craft

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Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration written by Jack Bishop and illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter will encourage your picky eater to try new things. Peyton is not…

Read It Make It: Bear Craft

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A Story for Small Bear written by Alice B. McGinty and illustrated by Richard Jones is the perfect fall picture book. Small Bear is preparing for winter and Mama Bear…

Read It Make It: Unicorn Craft

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Why Can't We Be Bestie-Corns? Kevin the Unicorn: Why Can't We Be Bestie-Corns?— written and illustrated by Jessika von Innerebner— teaches children you can still get along with one another…

Read It Make It: Cake Craft

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It all started with a cake, then a cookie and finally a pie. Sweet Street erupted in chaos and the Sweet Street inhabitants had to find a way to get…

Read It Make It: Troll

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There's A Troll On My Toilet written by Catherine Jacob and illustrated by Mike Byrne is a perfectly, silly rhyming story great to read around Halloween. Your child will be…

Read It Make It: School Bus

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School Bus, written and illustrated by Donald Crews, is just one of the many popular children's books written by Crews. Crews presents the simple story of the day in the…

Read It Make It: Snail Craft

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It seems we are all on computers, all the time. Our children are going to school online, playing video games or watching social media. Snail Mail written by Samantha Berger…

Read It Make It: Inspirational Cloud

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I Promise written by LeBron James and illustrated by Nina Mata is an inspirational picture book for all ages. The book is based on the I Promise school created and…

Read It Make It: Beautiful Bird

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Birds written and illustrated by Carme Lemniscates will keep your child entertained with colorful illustrations and an easy to understand story. Lemniscates uses simple words to convey the importance of…

Read It Make It: Breathing Wand

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I Am Yoga written by Susan Verde and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds is the perfect way to introduce mindfulness and yoga to a young child. It is never to…

Read It Make It: Blow Painting

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Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael López is a delightful story of a young girl bringing…