Gallagher Girls Giveaway

The Gallagher Girls series is a New York Times best-selling series about girls attending a special high school where they are training to be spies. If you’re a fan of the books you’ll be excited about this giveaway! Check out the great prize pack: PRIZE...
Free Original Stories Online- Read by Kids

Free Original Stories Online- Read by Kids

I just discovered a lovely site called Smories. Smories are free original stories for kids, read by kids and 50 new ones are added every month. The stories are categorized by age range and read by the cutest little girls and boys with sweet British accents. Check it...
Read Books Free Online

Read Books Free Online

Penguin Publishing has a wonderful new reading website that has a variety of books available to be read online, and donates a book to a child who needs one every time a book is read! Through the WeGiveBooks.org website, you’ll be helping to donate books to other...
Meet Winter the Dolphin Essay Contest

Meet Winter the Dolphin Essay Contest

Encourage your young readers to enter for a chance to win a visit with Winter the Dolphin at her home in Clearwater Marine Aquarium by telling Scholastic about their favorite animal hero. Download the contest details (PDF) here. ABOUT THE CONTEST Winter the Dolphin...

Tower of Books Indoor Preschool Game

February is generally a snowy, icy, wet, yucky time of year wherever you live, which means a lot of your time is spent indoors. Being cooped up inside can be difficult, especially with busy little kids so here’s an indoor game from PreschoolRock.com to play with...

Children’s Book Illustrator Offers Free Coloring Pages

Elizabeth Dulemba is a wonderful children’s book illustrator, and she is now offering free coloring pages every Tuesday on her web site. The last picture was a cute dragon. If you scan and send back the colored page she’ll post it on her site for everyone...

Free book download – Oz series by Frank Baum

I’ve mentioned downloading books for kids before, and here’s another site that has books for the older set. Librivox.org has over 400 works of fiction available for download (they also have non-fiction, poetry and other works), and they have some of my...

Mary Englebreit Kids Site

Mary Englebreit artwork is some of my favorite, and now her website has an area just for kids.  There are online games, coloring pages and crafts, as well as music and videos with her beautiful artwork.  Click here to check out all the fun...

Free children’s book downloads

Looking for entertainment for those long car trips? Check out Storynory– they have an extensive collection of children’s stories that you can use in all sorts of ways. You can play them on your computer, transfer them to your iPod, or burn them to a CD....

Make your own pop-up book

Freelance illustrator Clay Cantrell has a great web site, with some really nice illustration work as well as some fun stuff for kids. I loved these simple pop-up book instructions. It would be a great project for a creative child of almost any age from preschool on....