Learning to Grow Food

Typically, I write about book deserts. However, due to COVID-19 shutting down so many venues where food is available, I decided to write about growing food in a food desert. There are many economical ways to grow food that it is imperative to share these ideas. Below are a few ways people are using recycled…

Activities to do with children…

Dear parents, I know many of you are looking for economical and fun ideas to do with your children at home. Below are some activities that will keep children engaging for hours. Making homemade bubbles Making slime Basic Gardening for Children   Cardboard Boxcar for Children   DIY Chalkboard for Children   I hope this…

Covid-19 Resources for Children

If you are a parent, teacher or caregiver, it is important that you have as many resources for children as possible. I found the following resources on the Unite for Literacy e-book collection. Below are two good resources for children. The first one is a book explaining Covid-19 to children. The second is a book…

Snack Ideas for Children

Each day, I receive questions from parents about books, ideas for learning, schedules, and tips for learning at home. More recently, the posts regarding ideas for feeding children are beginning to increase. After working in a daycare setting for several years, I learned a great deal about healthy and economical snacks for children. If your…

The Listening Tree

Dr. Flowers discussing books in the community at The Listening Tree bookstore. This is a great store for those looking for African American books to read with their children grades Prek – Grade 12.