Little House on the Prairie

A New Chapter

We’ve started a new chapter at our house. Literally. We’ve started reading Chapter Books to Claire at bedtime! (Photos provided by The Casual Perfectionist.) When she turned 4-years old at the end of November, I thought it would be a good time to see how she’d do with a Chapter Book. Moving on to books that are more words than pictures is a big step. These books make you create the pictures in your own mind. Sitting still long enough to get the images to form is a skill, and I just knew she was ready to tackle it. And, she was! What books did I decide to use on our maiden voyage to the land of Chapter Books? The Little House on the Prairie series.  I loved these books as a child. My school district had a special reading rewards program (RIF = Reading Is Fundamental), and through that progr...