Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Toddler Story Time: Trains

Even though my "little boy" is now 12 years old, his eyes still twinkle when his younger cousins or neighbors come to our house and ask him to help them build a train track on our playroom floor. The wooden tracks and metal trains we bought him for Christmases and birthdays when he was 3, 4, and 5 years old are still well-loved toys in our house! I honestly don't think it is a love many boys out-grow, as my dad and his older brother are still model train enthusiasts! 

Two summers ago we were able to take a train along the coast of Washington state, and it was a marvelous way to travel! I don't know who of our family was most excited to be at a real train station and traveling on a real train! It was a great memory to make together. I loved it as much as my little conductor did!

So this edition of Story Time is dedicated to the train-lover in all of us! All aboard!
Today's Books:
How to Train a Train by Jason Carter Eaton; Illustrated by John Rocco

Shark vs. train
Shark vs Train by Chris Barton and Tom Lichtenheld

Two little trains
Two Little Trains by Margaret Wise Brown

Today's Videos:
Kids Love Trains
I've been working on the railroad by Miss Nina
Blue Zoo Train by Choo Choo Soul

Until next time, keep reading!

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