Ten Picture Books Every Preschool Teacher Must Have!

Today is #10pbfor10 day!  This is the day to pick 10 picture books you cannot live without.  Here are mine!     And…I have some exciting news!  In my upcoming giveaway, I’m giving story stretcher ideas for all of these beauties!  I hope you’ll enter!  Giveaway starts here August 14th.  You can enter via FacebookContinue reading “Ten Picture Books Every Preschool Teacher Must Have!”

Wednesday Writing Update

Hello Lovely Readers! Welcome to my Wednesday writing update.  This is where I let you know what I’ve been working on this week in my writing life.  Summer is a time where I shift my focus to more picture book writing as I do not have to teach for a couple of months. Below areContinue reading “Wednesday Writing Update”

Happy Monday!

Welcome to Monday!  I know that Monday probably not your favourite day.  But, as I’ve learned, it is all in your attitude. Every Monday I’m sharing a little story about myself.  You need to know that this is not an easy task for me as an introvert.  Today, I’d like to share a little storyContinue reading “Happy Monday!”

Katie’s Perfect Pancake Recipe

Hey! Would you like a free recipe card?  I’ve created these cute recipe cards with an image out of my picture book, Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker!  Send your mailing address to authorcynthiamackey@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to send you one 🙂 Want to show your appreciation?  Follow me on Facebook!

Raise a Reader Series: Tip #1

Welcome to my Raise a Reader series where I share tips on encouraging your young child to get into reading!  Stop by weekly for simple tips. Tip #1 Make reading part of your routine. It doesn’t matter when but make it part of your day.  Every day.  You could do this first thing in the morning.Continue reading “Raise a Reader Series: Tip #1”