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THE MOST INSTAGRAMMABLE CHILDREN’S BOOK EVER

September 18, 2019
Just Because Mac Barnett Instagram-Worthy Children's Book

My click-bait title worked! You are here, reading this post which must mean you love children's books, pretty things and the 'gram. Same! Now don't get me wrong, I'm not always advocating for people to judge a book by its cover...but when I saw this cute cover (and the fact that it was by one of my favorite children's book authors) I knew this was going to be a good one. Then I took off the book jacket and somehow…

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13 MODERN HALLOWEEN PICTURE BOOKS FOR KIDS

September 12, 2019
Right one for roderick modern halloween children's picture books for kids.

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. We love the costumes, the decorations, the candy...but until recently Halloween picture books have left something to be desired. This year I set out to find a list of the best Halloween picture books for kids. As with all of my book recommendations these Halloween books have beautiful modern illustrations, fun storylines and characters as well as rich text (bonus points if they can be used all year long!). This…

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PICTURE BOOKS ABOUT U.S. CITIES

September 12, 2019
best childrens books about U.S. Cities

These awesome picture books about U.S. cities are just what you and your family need to help prepare for your next trip! Whether the trip is for real or only in your imagination these twenty-two beautifully designed children's books will make you feel like you are right there in New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Boston! Children's books are a great learning tool to introduce and get kids excited about these major U.S. Cities.…

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DIY SCRATCH ART (WITH A CRICUT)

August 22, 2019

This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. For more information see┬áLegal. When I taught elementary school art one of my favorite easy end-of-the-year, "I don't feel like writing a lesson plan" activities was scratch art. I'd buy Scratch Art paper in bulk and cut the pages in half and let the kids draw whatever they wanted for half an hour. If you've never…

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IKEA KITCHEN ICE CREAM SHOP HACK

July 17, 2019

Our IKEA Duktig Kitchen hasn't been getting a lot of love lately. Teddy doesn't pay much attention to it anymore, and Scottie likes to open the cabinets and pull out all of the stuff and throw it all over the floor. I thought it was time for a little makeover to make the play kitchen exciting again and encourage more dramatic play. There are so many awesome IKEA kitchen hacks and makeovers on Pinterest, but none were exactly what I…

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