Pantone Colors and Words

Pantone Colors and Words

New Colors, New Words! Pantone Board Books and Stickers for Kids   “School Bus Yellow, Macaroni and Cheese Orange, Pepperoni Red, Worm Pink!” Don’t know about Pantone and it’s fabulous color charts? Start with these books and learn more colors while you expand your young child’s vocabulary! Pantone is a company, formed in 1962, that … Continue reading »

Literacy Activities ~ Actividades de Alfabetización

Literacy Activities ~ Actividades de Alfabetización

Literacy Activities ~ Actividades de Alfabetización By/Por Connie Goldin, MA, MFT Talk, Read, Sing, Write, Play Hablen, Lean, Canten, Escriban, Jueguen Literacy begins at home… and in the neighborhood. Here are some ideas for creating “Literacy Boxes.” Fill boxes with supplies that reinforce literacy skills–learning letters and numbers, writing, recognizing print, counting, identifying shapes, and … Continue reading »

March Art & Literacy

March Art & Literacy

Literacy Party Galleries   March Family Literacy Parties Shamrocks, Rainbows, and Pots of Gold     By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT   Mom to Madre is delighted to be able to bring Family Literacy Parties to different groups each month. We always bring books for children of different ages to take home for their own … Continue reading »

Early Literacy

Early Literacy

  Early Literacy Creating a Strong Base for Language Development, Reading, and Writing   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT Imagine being able to help your child have success in school (and later, life!) through fun little activities you begin at their birth. All the beautiful bonding you naturally do with a newborn– touching, hugging, kissing, … Continue reading »

Basket of Baby Books

Basket of Baby Books

Basket of Baby Books A perfect gift for the new baby in your circle!   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT Do you have a new baby coming into your circle of family and friends? A perfect gift for that new baby is a nice basket of classic baby books to start the family on its … Continue reading »

Books for Babies

Books for Babies

Books for Babies Enjoy reading them with your little one!   By Connie Goldin, MA, MFT It’s important for parents to talk to their children from birth. Ways you can communicate vocally include talking, singing, saying nursery rhymes and little prayers, and reading out loud. Babies love listening to your voice, watching your face and … Continue reading »