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In this Back to School Giveaway, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, Jenny Nanninga, shares a look into a series of stories to spark your children’s imagination. This post is sponsored, but as always the opinions […]

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Top 4 Chapter Book Series for Girls

Julia and Sophia love books with strong leading characters who are girls. These are their favorite chapter book series… Note: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. #1 – Junie B. Jones My girls screamed laughing […]

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Disclosure: I received a special code to purchase this iPad app and have been compensated for my time in writing this post. My daughter is 3 1/2 and loves books. We read every night before […]

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According to the International Reading Association, about 40 percent of high school students lack the literacy skills sought by employers.  In the U.S., an estimated 32 million adults are unable to read, and 780 million of the […]

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This is part of a sponsored campaign, written by 5 Minutes for Books managing editor Jennifer D. I love sharing books with my kids. They are old now (9 and 15), so we are past […]

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Music Together, the acclaimed international early childhood music education program for children birth through second grade, has enriched the musical lives of families around the world. Since its founding in 1987, Music Together has offered […]

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Love of Reading

This week’s tackle was submitted by Jim Denney. Some of my earliest memories are of my mother reading books to me. And some of my happiest memories are of reading books to my own children. […]

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This guest post was submitted by Sarah Normandie. There are so many great spring activities you can do with your young child, but my favorite is linking science, art, and reading with The Hungry Caterpillar […]

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As a teacher, I have known the benefits of early exposure to books for children. I read to both of my boys from the time they were very young and continue to do so now. […]

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I Love You, Little Bird by Jennaya Joy Monroe is an interactive 3D app for I Pad. The app is an interactive 3D story book written for children ages 2-5 years old.  The actual book […]

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