Enjoy the insights and ideas of our teaching team on child development, parenting, and how to incorporate the arts at home.
Bubbles Academy Book Recs for Grown-Ups: The Yes Brain by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
GAME. CHANGER. That is all I can say! The Yes Brain does such an amazing job of synthesizing research about brain development, children's behavior, mindfulness, play, parenting and more and translates it into actionable steps parents can take to...read more
Abuela, by Arthur Dorros and illustrated by Elisa Kleven is a colorful celebration of imagination and family. This beautiful bilingual picture book provides a glimpse into a day in the life of Rosalba and her grandmother (Abuela), who "speaks...read more
The Week of the Young Child™ April 16-20, 2018 is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. Our team at Bubbles...read more
Chalk, by Bill Thomson, is one of my all time favorite books to share during story time. There is no text in the book, just beautifully photorealistic illustrations and a captivating visual storyline. I love this book for the room it provides for...read more
The Power of Play, by David Elkind, is a must-read for anyone who is curious about the ways that screen time and early academic pressure have impacted childhood and children's ability to engage in spontaneous, self-initiated play - and the...read more
The human brain is hardwired to communicate through language. Infants are born being able to orient their gaze toward faces, and turn their heads to look for the familiar voices they might have heard while in the womb as a reflective instinct....read more
One by Kathryn Otoshi. This beautiful book brings a lump to my throat every time I read it. "Everyone Counts!" And sometimes "it just takes one" to speak up and make a difference... Otoshi uses simple text and watercolor to express this tale of...read more
"How do our experiences in childhood make us the adults we become?" How Children Succeed is Paul Tough's insightful & highly readable compilation of decades of research on what it is that enables some children to thrive into adulthood while...read more
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