Greg Pizzoli’s Templeton Gets His Wish got us wishing for a magic diamond of our own! Here’s a diamond template for you to print, cut, and decorate! We used a ruler to fold along the dotted lines then carefully taped the edges. Take a lesson from Templeton: be careful what you wish for!
It’s been a week of sick kids at my house, so we’re running through all kinds of low-key activities. We’ve been keeping busy with stacks of stories, books on tape (does your library have playaways?? They’re amazing!), podcasts, and playdough, but they’re starting to get bored with all the things. Me too, honestly. I’ve been wanting to… Continue reading Egg Matching Game
Making your own weather vane just takes a couple of minutes and a few supplies you probably have lying around your house (or backyard!): 1. Divide your paper plate into 4 quadrants and label them North, South, West, and East 2. Poke a small hole in the bottom of your plastic container, then fill with rocks.… Continue reading North, South, East, West
Looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day without the sugar rush? The gorgeous book, Finding Wild by Megan Wagner Lloyd and illustrated by Abigail Halpin, inspired us to spread some ‘wild’ of our own during this season of love. I’d seen homemade seed paper floating around Pinterest for a while now, and I thought this… Continue reading Wild Valentines
After posting this toilet paper roll craft on instagram, I received some requests for a template. Here you go! sloth_template Print from the PDF above, cut out the little sloth, and trace the pattern on a toilet paper roll. Cut, color, and enjoy wearing this season’s best fashion accessory: sloths!
You can find this post also published on http://www.bookreviewmama.com as a part of her 12 Days of Guest Bloggers series Even those of us who love the holiday season know the stress of this time of year. So many things to do! Lists to make! Events to attend! Magic to sprinkle! What we too often forget is… Continue reading Walking in a Winter Wonderland
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman is a sweet story about a persistent little girl determined give back to a neighbor who is always thinking of others. G. Brian Karas’s illustrations perfectly complement the words of Michelle Edwards, making for a story as cozy as your favorite winter hat. Flip to the back of the book and you’ll even find instructions to… Continue reading A Hat for Mrs. Goldman