Simple bedtime tip: have a go-to bedtime story in your library. Add a new one each week, and before you know it, the whole family shares new stories, vocabulary, and memories.
The close of the day, the prequel to sleep, is one of the sweeter times for a parent.
Starting this week, Sleepytime Club is offering 8 weeks to build your bedtime playlist:
a recording of a new poem, story, or lullaby with an accompanying coloring page. So sign up to get your free downloads here. More quiet bedtime stories in your family library is a simplifies bedtime – and who couldn’t use more bedtime tips?
Wynken, Blynken, & Nod is a classic poem by Eugene Field from 1889 and has been quite popular over the past 125 plus years inspiring illustrators and musicians. Generations have been entranced by the adventure of the three sea travelers ….or are they sky and dream travelers?
Wynken, Blynken, & Nod is an enriching addition to your family’s tuck-in time repertoire. And Em Grosland (her design site is Plaid Goose) has drawn a coloring page that captures the spirit of the poem and is a perfect quiet pre-bedtime activity.
Remember – children love repetition. After 7 evenings of reading, listening, coloring, and pondering the story of this trio, Field’s poem you might find everyone in the family memorizing this delicious tale.
So take this bedtime tip home! Download the free coloring page and recording of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod to build your family’s bedtime playlist.
What special poems, lullabies, and stories do you most enjoy sharing at tuck-in time?