• audiobooks,  book lists,  elementary

    Eight Read Alouds & Audiobooks for Grade Two

    Grade two is such a fun age for read aloud novels! The books I’m sharing in today’s list are really good for a variety of ages. We’ve actually listened to six of them on audio this year while Raeca is in grade one, she enjoyed them and so did I. Some of the themes went a bit above her, but that’s okay, I have a feeling we’ll be re-listening to a number of these, or she’ll read them on her own in awhile. There are some great classics on this list and some of these are new but are definitely going to go down as classics in the future. Let’s…

  • How to Incorporate Audiobooks into Your Homeschool Day and Your Everyday
    audiobooks,  books,  real homeschool stories

    How to Incorporate Audiobooks into Your Homeschool Day – and Your Everyday

    I have mentioned before that I’m not the greatest at reading novels aloud but I love to read so as a result we listen to a number of audiobooks. But even though I’m not that great at reading novels out loud I still held onto the belief that if we owned the book I needed to read it out loud. Where this idea came from, I have no idea. But last week we started listening to The Invention of Hugo Cabret and if you know anything about that book, it’s 533 pages long, but most of the pages are pictures. It’s the perfect mash up between a picture book and…