Raggedy Ann Stories

Posted in Elementary, Kindergarten, Literature, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading on October 3, 2014

Who knows but that Fairyland is filled with old, lovable Rag Dolls—soft, loppy Rag Dolls who ride through all the wonders of Fairyland in the crook of dimpled arms, snuggling close to childish breasts within which beat hearts filled with eternal sunshine. Twelve Origional Raggedy Ann Stories I used to love Raggedy Ann stories as Read More »

Make Believe Stories by Laura Lee Hope

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading on September 25, 2014

The Make Believe Stories series, begun in 1918 under the pseudonym of Laura Lee Hope (best known for the Bobbsey Twins series) -Wikipedia Each of the story books tell the adventures of a toy from the toy shop. I would say they are similar in nature to the original Raggedy Ann and Andy stories. Most of the Read More »

The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith

Posted in American History, Elementary, Kindergarten, Public Domain on August 5, 2014

Long, long ago, when the Indians owned the land, there lived in Virginia, near the river afterwards called the James, a little girl, the Princess Pocahontas, daughter of the great chief Powhatan. Pocahontas was her father’s favorite child, and the pet of the whole tribe; even the fierce warriors loved her sunny ways. She was Read More »

The Seashore Book

Posted in Animals, Hobbies and Crafts, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading on August 5, 2014

Another book illustrated and written by E. Boyd Smith! Join Bob and Betty as they spend their summer at the seashore with Captain Ben Hawes. They will learn all about the goings on of a shipyard, how to dig for clams, and hear sailor stories about adventures at sea. With color and pencil illustrations. Written Read More »

The Velveteen Rabbit

Posted in Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Reading on March 21, 2014

Weeks passed, and the little Rabbit grew very old and shabby, but the Boy loved him just as much. He loved him so hard that he loved all his whiskers off, and the pink lining to his ears turned grey, and his brown spots faded. He even began to lose his shape, and he scarcely Read More »