Tips for At-Home Moms Doing At-Home Learning

Tips for At-Home Moms Doing At-Home Learning
May 14, 2020 by Tracey Hecht
First, let me be clear—I am a terrible tutor, a lifelong resenter of housework, a decent but wildly disinterested cook, and yet I, like many of you, am in week eight of quarantine. But I am surviving! Not thriving, but surviving. Here are my tips:

Celebrate Earth Day with the Nocturnals!

Celebrate Earth Day with the Nocturnals!
Apr 22, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
Each year, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd—a tradition that started in 1970, when the public began to realize the serious ecological problems threatening our planet. 2020’s campaign is focused on climate action. In honor of Earth Day, we have created a Nocturnals’ matching activity for you and your child. Match the endangered animals to their geographic location, then check out the following resources to discover how you can help save these unique species!

Write a Poem for National Poetry Month!

Write a Poem for National Poetry Month!
Apr 22, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
Celebrate National Poetry Month by writing a poem with the Nocturnals!

Learn to Be Your Best Self With The Best Burp

Learn to Be Your Best Self With The Best Burp
Apr 15, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
In The Best Burp, Bismark, Tobin, and their new friend Bink listen to Dawn when she asks them to reflect on the etiquette of their burp-off. Together, all the friends help each other grow into their best selves.

Play The Nocturnals Bingo over FaceTime or Zoom

Play The Nocturnals Bingo over FaceTime or Zoom
Mar 25, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
Looking for ways to connect with friends and loved ones while maintaining social distance? Try playing The Nocturnals Bingo over FaceTime or Zoom!

9 Ways To Avoid Cabin Fever and Keep Spring Break Fun!

9 Ways To Avoid Cabin Fever and Keep Spring Break Fun!
Mar 13, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
The Nocturnals by Tracey Hecht follows the after-dark adventures of Dawn the fox, Tobin the pangolin, and Bismark the sugar glider as they work together to solve the mysteries of the night. Join the Nocturnal Brigade this Spring Break (and avoid cabin fever!) with The Nocturnals Spring Break Boredom Busters Activity Kit.  Using the kit, you can read the books, discuss them as a family, and use captivating word games and crafts for individual quiet time or family engagement with your children.

3 Riveting Middle Grade Books for Women’s History Month

3 Riveting Middle Grade Books for Women’s History Month
Mar 06, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
It’s Women’s History Month! We’re celebrating by filling our March to-read lists with middle grade books that highlight the accomplishments and experiences of inspirational women. Here are three recommendations for 2020:

Join Us for World Read Aloud Day 2020

Join Us for World Read Aloud Day 2020
Feb 05, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
Today is World Read Aloud Day! Learn more about the benefits of reading with your family and gather around to hear few chapter books read aloud.

3 Compelling Reads for Black History Month

3 Compelling Reads for Black History Month
Feb 04, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
February is Black History Month! We are celebrating with three books—a collection of short stories, an award-winning graphic novel, and a linear novel—that provide compelling and diverse perspectives, which are much needed among children’s literature today.
 

No Name-Calling Week: Kindness and Empathy in The Nocturnals

No Name-Calling Week: Kindness and Empathy in The Nocturnals
Jan 17, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press

Next week is No Name-Calling Week, which brings awareness to the problem of bullying and teaches kids to respect other people’s differences—something that can be difficult for many children to grasp. When someone looks or acts in a way that seems strange or different, it can feel scary for kids and make them want to call that person names, especially if they think that person might be threatening or might take something away from them.

3 Types of Read Aloud Books

3 Types of Read Aloud Books
Jan 10, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
Have you joined our New Year’s Goal to read aloud together this year? Not sure where to start? We have three types of read aloud books for you that will invite your kids to engage with the books— and you!

Need a New Year’s Resolution? Read Aloud More with Your Family in 2020!

Need a New Year’s Resolution? Read Aloud More with Your Family in 2020!
Jan 03, 2020 by The Editors of Fabled Films Press
It’s the time of year for making resolutions, whether your goal is to start a regular workout routine or to try more teas in 2020. This year, we have a resolution for you that will strengthen your relationship with your children, encourage reading and learning, and motivate you to spend quality time with your family: read together!