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Ein Tag auf... series

Lesemaus’ series “Ein Tag auf…” uses an engaging story to tell about a specific time and place in history. This paperback series is ideal for reading aloud with easy to understand texts, clear detailed illustrations, and stories that your child can relate to. It is recommend for children over 3 years old. Older children will enjoy the [...]


Winter favorites

Sind die Handschuhe, Puddlemützen, und der Schal dabei?
Jetzt ist Zeit für Schnee, Schneemannbauen, Schlittenfahren, Rodeln, Schlittschuhlaufen und….Skifahren! Jippee!

But when it’s too cold to play outside, why not curl up with a good book?

We have some new winter-themed books for toddlers, including:
Hurra, es ist Winter! – A small board book with pull up tags highlighting all [...]


Review: Mitmach Buch

If you are like me, you have times you wonder how much German your children are actually processing. Sometimes when it looks like their eyes are glazing over and they respond with “Ja” or “Nein” a little too much, I like to pull out the Mitmach Buch I recently purchased from Alphabet Garten.

This is such [...]


Let's get excited about School

Our first day of school is just around the corner. To help the kids get ready, we pull out the books that have a school theme. Here are a few suggestions for your library:

Conni kommt in den Kindergarten - Conni turns 3 years old and can finally go to preschool (German “Kindergarten” actually covers what’s called preschool in [...]


Preschool Activities in a Package

My youngest son turned 3 last week and one of his presents was Das grosse Vorschul-Paket. I needed something to keep him busy while his brothers are doing schoolwork and I thought this might do the trick. I’ve not been disappointed. What fun we’ve had! I took lots of pictures because you really [...]


Make your own German ABC Book

Our latest interviewee, Chrissy Leiberan-Titus, has posted a tutorial on how she created a one-of-a-kind German ABC book with her daughter. Here’s the tutorial.

German ABC Book

Wouldn’t this be fun to do with your kids? My two younger boys are going to love it.

Chrissy blogs at Muse of the Morning and has a ton of [...]