Scavenger Scout: Rock Hound Book Review + Spotlight

Have you heard of the children’s book Scavenger Scout: Rock Hound? This is a brand new release from Author Shelby Wild, illustrated by Yana Popova, and we have been having the best time with this book! With it’s beautiful illustrations, to its mix of realism and fantasy, your kids will find something to fall in …

Healthy Banana Cookies – A Book Inspired Recipe

Have you been looking for ways to make snacks with less sugar for your kids? Give these Healthy Banana Cookies a try, they are perfect to add to your kid’s lunches, and for snack time while you read Cami Kangaroo Has Too Many Sweets! We have been reading this book in our homeschool this month, and since …

Cami Kangaroo Has Too Many Sweets by Stacy C. Bauer + Rebecca Sinclair ~ Our Children’s Book Review + Author Spotlight

Do you have little ones who love sweets, just a little too much? Do they sneak candy while you are not looking? Meet Cami Kangaroo! She is an adorable little kangaroo, who also loves sweets, and finds them far too easily, despite all efforts from her mommy. We have enjoyed reading this children’s book which helps …

Loula and the Sister Recipe Book Review + Spotlight

Have you been to McDonald’s lately? We recently visited McDonald’s and were so pleasantly surprised to have purchased Loula and the Sister Recipe by Anne Villeneuve, an Award-winning Author, and Illustrator who lives in Canada. My daughter loved reading this book while enjoying her Happy Meal on our drive home from running errands. This book is so …

Autumn is for Apple Pie Book Review & Author + Illustrator Spotlight: Wendy Dunham + Michal Sparks

“Tales of Buttercup Grove” Early Reader Series has quickly become one of our favorites this season, and Autumn is for Apple Pie by Wendy Dunham and Michal Sparks is so much fun, with its friendly characters who teach us all about the importance of friendship, and kindness during what may seem like a bad day. This …

Apple Pie Playdough Kit with Magnet Apple Fractions – Inspired by Autumn is for Apple Pie

While reading Autumn is for Apple Pie we have been inspired to create a really fun Apple Pie Play Dough Kit, to go along with all the fun this book has to offer! Come to check out how you can easily make this too… We recently read the Children’s Book Autumn is for Apple Pie by …

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe Inspired by Autumn is for Apple Pie + Free Recipe Book Printable

  We have been reading Autumn is for Apple Pie by Wendy Dunham and Michal Sparks and it has inspired us to make Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake, which is an easy recipe which I was able to make with our 4-year-old. While it was baking we read about kindness and baking with friends. Let me …

Build a Glitter Fairy Playdough Kit

Looking for a fun, hands-on activity centered around fairies? We have been loving the Fairy Books by Bobbie Hinman, and the Knot Fairy has given us many ideas for play, in our homeschool! Check out our latest play dough kit all set up for fairy fun fine motor skill play! Glitter Fairy Playdough Recipe Ingredients …

Build a Monster Play Dough Kit

We have been reading A Monster’s Bad Rap by Kelly Grettler and Nataly Cohn, and we have been inspired to create this very fun monster building kit. My kids just loved this kit!   We love monsters around here, and when we found A Monster’s Bad Rap, I was so excited because I knew this …

Monster Cookie Recipe Inspired by A Monster’s Bad Rap

It’s Monster Week on the blog, and we are making our favorite Monster Cookie Recipe, inspired by A Monster’s Bad Rap by Kelly Grettler! Let’s get baking!   I just knew that making monster cookies was something we had to try while reading this book, and this time it turned out to be the BEST cookies …