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Book Review: The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm

If you’re a fan of the classic children’s show Reading Rainbow, then you’ll be happy to hear about today’s book review. It comes from first time author LeVar Burton, yes, the host of Reading Rainbow, for the new children’s book The Rhino… Continue Reading →

Book Review: The BFG by Roald Dahl

I’m thrilled to officially introduce you to my superhero son, Matt. He’s been part of this blog since it’s beginning with kids crafts, and a craft video as well. He’s my little bookworm and I’m happy to have him sharing… Continue Reading →

9 Creative Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

What would the world of children’s books be like if it wasn’t for Dr. Seuss? We are celebrating his 110th birthday coming up on March 2nd. Can you believe it? When I was little, I had One Fish, Two Fish,… Continue Reading →

Eric Carle Caterpillar Clothespin Craft

You already know caterpillars are super cool creatures. Well, I spotted this over at the MT Spotlight by Evelyn of The Bottomsup Blog! She’s created this darling caterpillar clothespin to craft and celebrate Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The kids… Continue Reading →

Paint Chip and Pom-Pom Bookmarks

There is nothing that makes me happier than seeing my children enjoying a good book! Well, almost nothing. A simple craft project that has a great purpose is also one of my favorite things! Today’s craft project (which can be for your kids and you) is… Continue Reading →

We Can Help “Oh, Sully” Become a Published Book

Since we are knee deep into our Storybook Summer series, I thought it appropriate to share something fun from writer, designer, and author, Kevin Gard. Through the Kickstarter program, Kevin is hoping to raise enough money to help him publish… Continue Reading →

Scrambled States of America with Paging Supermom

Storybook Summer post by Aimée and Bettijo of Paging Supermom It’s Aimée and Bettijo here from PagingSupermom.com to share one of our favorite books. If you’ve never read the Scrambled States of America book then you’re in for a real… Continue Reading →

Pete the Cat’s White Shoes with In Lieu of Preschool

Storybook Summer post by Genny of In Lieu of Preschool We were given the book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and the accompanying audio CD for Christmas this past year.  Let me tell you, if it were… Continue Reading →

Addictive Summer Reading Lists for Kids of All Ages

Guest Post by Melissa of Imagination Soup. Want to get your kids addicted to reading all summer?  Sometimes it just takes finding the right book or series of books. I’ve rounded-up my favorite books, ideas beyond Harry Potter. Many are… Continue Reading →

Guess How Much I Love You

This cute little storybook, Guess How Much I Love You, is one of our family’s favorites. I’ve written about it before and how we love to come up with new ways to say I love you. “I love you to… Continue Reading →

Crafty Monster Bookmark

This fun and simple bookmark came out of inspiration from Kari at UCreate and Becky at I Show Off Crafts. We all attended the CBC conference a few weeks back and got to talking about how people come up with… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and we’re celebrating with some fun Dr. Seuss inspired activities! From the Cat in the Hat to Green Eggs and Ham, his stories are a perfect jumping point for all kinds of crafts. The… Continue Reading →

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