Our dandelions have been thriving, and I have embraced the so-called ‘weed’, that so eagerly wants to grow in my back yard. What about you? Have you been curious to try to make Jelly out of the yellow petals scattered across your yard? I gave it a try! Check out this recipe, and how we… Continue reading Dandelion Jelly Recipe
We have enjoyed the children's books that Author Becky Cummings has written, and I was really delighted to be gifted the book “The Magic of Me” by Becky Cummings and we are making our way through it’s pages, and healing lessons for kids and parents to enjoy together. Becky Cummings is an author, teacher and… Continue reading “The Magic of Me” by Becky Cummings Book Review
My son recently began reading “The Dragon Masters" by Tracey West in his free time, and I found a fun Novel Study Guide to use along with it. There is more joy in my heart about this topic than this post can share. I did not see this coming, but my son is reading for… Continue reading Dragon Masters Novel Study Guide: Book 1
I love children’s books so much, and when I find one to include in the Build Your Masterpiece Class Adventures, I get so excited. That's what happened with the book, “A Poodle in Paris" by Connie Kaldor. I was able to interview her about her creative process, and she offered to share a copy of her… Continue reading Author Spotlight: A Poodle in Paris by Connie Kaldor
Whip up a batch of Booger Slime, inspired by the children's book Don't Eat Your Boogers (You'll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance that your kids will love! All kids love the concept of boogers! The book Don't Eat Your Boogers (You'll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance has gotten our kiddos interested in reading books that are… Continue reading Booger Slime ~ A Book Inspired Activity for Kids!
Celebrate Father's Day with our Top 10 Books Kids and Dad's will love to read together! I cannot believe it is already June, boy did the school year fly by! And Father's Day is this weekend, and I wanted to share with you our 10 favorite books to read around this time. If you… Continue reading Top 10 Books for Father’s Day Kids Will Love!
Make Rainbow Seed Paper at home with your kids, while learning about springtime, seeds and planting a garden and read-aloud of The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle! We have been loving Rainbows lately, and since painting 100 Rainbow Rocks for counting and reading our favorite rainbow themed books, and after picking our 10 Favorite Activities for Earth… Continue reading Rainbow Seed Paper Craft for Kids & The Tiny Seed Read-Aloud
Try our Easy Cheese Biscuits while reading Water the Baker by Eric Carle, for your next storytime with your kids, for a hands-on learning activity about baking with milk! We pulled out a great book we had in our home library, that we had been meaning to read; Walter the Baker by Eric Carle, and… Continue reading Easy Cheese Biscuits + Walter the Baker by Eric Carle for Storytime with kids!
We are keeping it simple for Canadian Thanksgiving Story-time today, so we whipped up a yummy batch of our Easy Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Squares, topped with Melted Chocolate, and a dash of sprinkles, all the while reading a fun story about Pig, Elephant, and thankfulness! Sometimes it's awesome to bake up the most complicated… Continue reading Easy Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Squares & Thankful Book
Miss8 is back at the slime today and has created some really fun slime, she calls Monster Eye Slime! Make this simple slime with your kids today. Monster Eye Slime Recipe 1 bottle of Blue Glitter Glue Red Acrylic Paint 1 tsp of baking soda 1 tsp of Saline Eye solution Googly Eyes of multiple… Continue reading Monster Eye Slime – A Book Inspired Recipe for Kids!