Tangrams for STEAM Skills!

A tangram is a puzzle composed of 7 flat shapes, called tans. Tangrams are said to have originated in China, and brought to Europe in the 19th century. When doing a tangram puzzle, the objective is to create a specific shape with the pieces, having been given only the outline or silhouette of the goal […]

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I Am NOT a Dinosaur!

I Am NOT a Dinosaur! By: Will Lach Illustrated by: Jonny Lambert Everybody knows kids love dinosaurs but there is more to prehistoric life than good, old T. rex and his dino-pals.  This book introduces a host of animals found in the fossil halls at the American Museum of Natural History that are definitely NOT […]

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New Preschool Science Kits!

In addition to the many wonderful Science Kits we have available for checkout for kids aged 8 and up, we now have Preschool Science Kits geared for kids ages 3-6 as well! Each kit introduces basic science concepts through hands-on exploration and discovery, in accordance with the TEA guidelines for cognitive development. We currently have three […]

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Feathers: Not Just for Flying

There are so many great new books about birds! I was enamored with Feathers: Not Just for Flying by Melissa Stewart.  This picture book nonfiction title shares some of the unique qualities of feathers.  With a scrapbook-like illustration style, each page provides a line of bold text, with smaller text to give more detailed factual information. […]

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