Before my kids went to bed last night we read a book. I love reading to them and they love being read to. Lately we've been doing things a little differently. We've been having our reading time on our computer!

Big Universe is a website where you can read, create and share online children's books. They have a large library of children's books for all ages and levels. The website is full of fiction and nonfiction picture books that you can search through by age, grade, reading level, category and/or language. You can maintain a reading log and it's a wonderful homeschooling tool. Once you decide on one of the wonderful books you can read it full screen with your child and then you can even take a quiz afterwards and you can even assess progress from past tests.

Big Universe also allows you to create, print and publish your own books. This is a wonderful teaching tool that can be done as a class project or with just you and your child. Big Universe allows you to use their image database or upload your own. Once you have created a book you can share it with thousands of members and explore what books they have created.

I love the possibilities of Big Universe. It's user friendly and kid friendly. There are so many books to choose from and the extras are wonderful. Being able to read books on the computer is a big deal to me. It means more books to read but, fewer for my two year old to tear or color on. My five year old, rambunctious son who has recently shown more interest in action figures than reading is suddenly really excited about books again. The screen graphics of Big Universe are fun for kids and we both have a great time when we log on.

The affordable fees for monthly membership to Big Universe are beyond worth it. When you think about the money spent at the bookstore and library and the gas to get there, the small membership fees that go along with all the amazing features of Big Universe make it a total steal. If you are a mom, teacher, homeschooler, babysitter, nanny, grandmother, etc. I really recommend checking out Big Universe. You can preview samples of their books and see how the site works with their fun demos.

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