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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 →

Crazy Paper Hats Inspired by Dr. Seuss

We’re huge Dr. Seuss fans in this house – aren’t you? We love the over-the-top, zany worlds and characters that fill the pages of his books. Since Dr. Seuss’s birthday is coming up on March 2, we decided to turn… Continue Reading →

4 Crafty Projects to Celebrate The Lorax

We love to celebrate our storytime reading with fun crafts and activities to further our learning and exploration of our books. With Dr. Seuss’s birthday coming up on March 2nd, I’m highlighting 4 activities to craft for one of my… 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 →

Silly Story Time With Dad

I have to say Jordan, my husband, is pretty good at storytelling. He gets very animated and his silly voices come out! There’s one funny Veggie Tales book we’ve been reading to our kids for years and each character has… Continue Reading →

Join the Virtual Book Club for Kids

I love this idea for a series I found over at the M&T Spotlight. It’s a Virtual Book Club for Kids from The Educators’ Spin On it, Toddler Approved and Mommy and Me Book Club. Each month they will have a… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Reading Corner – 4 Family Favorites

Gather the kids, it’s time for Make and Takes Reading Corner. I’m starting a new monthly series where we share some of our favorite children’s books. Today it’s all about our family favorites. Watch our latest video sharing what books… Continue Reading →

Stuck the Story with Creative Playhouse

Storybook Summer post by Katherine of Creative Playhouse I just want to say I’m thrilled to be guest posting here at Make and Takes! Its such a fantastic website. Although I rarely blog about them on my own blog, we love… Continue Reading →

DIY Family Spooky Stories Book

We’ve been on a writing-kick lately, for homeschool.  Remember my A Fun Way to Encourage Handwriting post??  I’ve also raved about how great journals are for kids.  Yep, I’m still on one.  And, with Halloween coming up, my thoughts turned… Continue Reading →

Giveaway & Interview with Fablehaven Author Brandon Mull

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #11 Sarah E. #42 Janelle, #76 Anne. Have fun finding out what happens in this final book!! Yes, it’s here! Can you believe it? The 5th and final… Continue Reading →

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

Can I just tell you how magical the Timpanogos Storytelling Fesitval was this last weekend? I’m sad to say that I had never been before and it’s practically in my back yard! This was the 20th year of the festival… Continue Reading →

Storytime: Is That You Winter?

I’m happily now contributing a children’s storybook & activity once a month over at 5 Minutes for Books (they’re a sister site of 5 Minutes for Mom). Today I’m sharing one of my favorite Winter books, Is That You Winter?,… Continue Reading →

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