Another great post by Natasha Biebow:
Natasha explains what the brains of three to five year-olds do when they read a picture book. Their neurons do a kind of brain gym that develops their ability to experience things from other people’s perspectives..
This is because, at this age, children are acquiring a theory-of-mind – an understanding that other people have thoughts, beliefs, and desires that may be different from their own.
Follow the link to read more!
KINDLE PICTURE EBOOKS ARE FOR REAL!
Recently, K-Lytics.com, a site devoted to tracking eBook trends, found a major jump in the number of children’s eBooks being published and sold on Amazon. They point specifically to the introduction of Kindle Kids Book Creator as the cause!
Follow the link to find out more!
We now have three recipes on Amazon, all at 0.99 cents! Over the next few weeks we will be promoting each of these to free books on select days, so make sure you download them while they’re free!
Check out ‘COOKING WITH LITTLE TED‘, easy to follow recipes for the Kids Kindle software for PC and tablet, with enlarged pop-up text making the instructions easy to follow.
Have a go at making Sesame Stars, Gingerbread Men or Ted’s Cheese and Tomato Tartlets!
More recipes to follow!
Please send any feedback or photos of your food creations to our website
CONGRATULATIONS to Angie, Katie/Amanda, Abi and Judy on winning the Little Ted Giveaway! Enjoy!
Book App Alliance have their Grand Book Giveaway again. Check it out, folks!
September 7th sees the 4th annual list of Digital Storytime’s best children’s apps.
Looking forward to seeing these!
This Blog has a great article on using Picture Books to inspire children’s writing/art work. Jane Clarke makes regular school visits and uses picture books to inspire children.
“Before they read words, children are reading pictures.”
― David Wiesner, Free Fall
Picture books I am loving today……
Jonathan and Martha by Petr Horácek
House Held up by Trees by Ted Kooser