Posts Tagged ‘ family ’

Read Across America Day 2015

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Celebrating Read Across America Day is a great excuse to be silly and act like a kid. Sometimes, I feel that these days even kids need an excuse to act like a kid. I love the zaniness of a Dr. Seuss book! I love that Read Across America Day is about reading for fun and being entertained by what you have read. There is so much required reading in school that kids have forgotten (or have never been taught) that reading is fun. So, go ahead and wear a silly hat, sing a silly song or
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The Day the Crayons Came Home

Feb 25th, 2015 | By

The Day the Crayons Came Home – Hardcover – August 18, 2015 by Drew Daywalt (Author), Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) I don’t know about my son but I can’t wait for this book to come out! I hope this group of crayons is as much fun as the crayon gang from The
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Play Ball!

Apr 24th, 2013 | By

Ball by Mary Sullivan I was drawn to this book based on the cover illustration. Don’t judge a book by its cover, right? Or wrong? This book was not at all what I expected – In a good way. I think… but I don’t know. This book is a great mystery to
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Earth Day 2013

Apr 19th, 2013 | By
Care for Our World

Monday April 22 is Earth Day! If anything has the power to unite all of the people of the world, it should be our very own planet. No matter our differences, we have at least one thing in common; we share the same home. We all live on planet Earth.
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National Grilled Cheese Day!

Apr 12th, 2013 | By
Grilled Cheese Please

When I heard that today is National Grilled Cheese Day, I had to check it out. A day for grilled cheese seemed too good to be true. But when you think about it, grilled cheese is one of the most popular comfort foods and certainly that makes it worthy of
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National Poetry Month

Apr 5th, 2013 | By
National Poetry Month

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? National Poetry Month was created in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. By creating a month of poetry recognition, the Academy hopes to increase the attention that poetry receives in the media as well as increase the usage of poetry
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International Children’s Book Day

Apr 2nd, 2013 | By
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy

Today is a day to celebrate books! Today is International Children’s Book Day. International Children’s Book Day began in 1967 and is usually celebrated on April 2nd, which is the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. International Children’s Book Day was created to bring attention to children’s books and to encourage
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Good Friday 2013

Mar 28th, 2013 | By
All Things Bright

Good Friday is tomorrow! Are you ready? If not, don’t be overwhelmed; there is still time to get everything that you need and pull off a fantastic holiday. The first thing you need to do is make a list. Take the time to think about everything that you may need;
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Easter Books 2013

Mar 25th, 2013 | By
The Easter Egg

The Easter Egg Jan Brett If you are a fan of Jan Brett’s books, this is a must-have for your collection. If you have never read books by Jan, this is a great way to get started. The classic beautiful illustrations will be enjoyed each time that the book is
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Palm Sunday 2013

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By
Humphrey's First Palm Sunday

If you are looking for a way to teach your child about Palm Sunday, reading a story is always a great conversation starter. Children enjoy stories about animals; making the donkey, in the Palm Sunday story, an easy subject to take center stage. Family Time Activities -Play some kids Easter
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