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CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS ABOUT GARDENING

June 19, 2017
garden themed children's books, flowers and vegetables

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is seeing my plants and gardens grow. Teddy loves being outside. It relaxes him, entertains him, gives him a little dose of Vitamin D, but on of the best parts is the opportunity for sensory learning experiences. There are so many colors, textures, smells, tastes and sounds you can hear in the garden. Teddy loves to point at the flowers and I will tell him what color it is and…

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BLACK AND WHITE BOARD BOOKS FOR BABY

May 19, 2017

Nothing is more stylish than good ol’ fashioned black and white.   Modern Scandi nurseries with black and white decor are clean, trendy and totally pin-worthy. I love decorating with books because they are cute, inexpensive and educational.   Here are my five favorite black and white board books to adorn your nursery shelves. FAVORITE FIVE: BLACK AND WHITE BOARD BOOKS HELLO, ANIMALS by Smriti Prasadam This book has a sparkly foil element on each page, and who doesn’t love something sparkly? ART FOR…

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EXTRA YARN REVIEW + ACTIVITIES

May 10, 2017
EXTRA YARN + CROCHET TOY FLATLAY

EXTRA YARN BY MAC BARNETT This book is by Mac Barnett and one of my favorite illustrators Jon Klassen. A little girl named Anabelle finds a magical box of colorful yarn. She knits herself a sweater but she has leftover yarn. She knits more and more and more and eventually transforms her dull gray town with her colorful knitting. BEYOND THE BOOK ACTIVITIES: YARN BOMBING- look at examples of yarn bombing like the work of Philadelphia street artist Ishknits .…

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BUNNY BOOKS FOR EASTER

May 9, 2017

I love holiday books, but it makes me sad putting them away at the end of the holiday. Why not get creative with this year’s Easter basket books and choose books that can stay on the shelf all year round! Here are ten of our favorite bunny themed books.   Bunny Roo, I Love You by Melissa Marr I usually discover my newest adorable children’s books in museum gift shops or on illustrator’s websites, but this one I actually found in…

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BABYLIT SERIES: CLASSIC NOVELS FOR BABIES

May 9, 2017
Teddy with rainbow grasper, starmilk kids fox socks and babylit books

TITLE: BabyLit® Classic-Lit book series AUTHOR: Jennifer Adams ILLUSTRATOR: Adison Oliver PUBLISHER: Gibbs Smith BEST FOR: Age 0- 5 BUY ON: Amazon    Your “Little Master” or “Little Miss” will love these colorful simplified adaptations of your favorite classic novels. Babylit adapts Moby Dick, Pride and Prejudice, The Odyssey, Les Miserables, Wuthering Heights, A Christmas Carol and other classics. These adorably illustrated board books teach different vocabulary words based on the theme of the book such as types of flowers, french words,…

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