Browsing Category:

Learn

Learn

INCREDIBUNDLES BABY GIFTS REVIEW + GIVEAWAY

August 7, 2017
Incredibundles Gift Box

I received a gift card to Incredibundles.com in exchange for my honest review. This post also contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. See full disclosure here.  Tired of the same old boring baby gift basket? Incredibundles makes it easy for you to send the perfect gift basket to the babies, toddlers or mamas-to-be in your life. There are gift bundles in all different themes like…

Continue Reading

Learn Live

BABY NAMES INSPIRED BY PICTURE BOOKS

July 22, 2017
BabyLit Board Books Classic Novels for Babies and ToddlersBaby Names inspired by Children's Picture Books

Choosing a baby name is a difficult task. A name is so important to a person's identity and you don't want to make the wrong choice. It is hard to pick a name for someone that you haven't even met yet. Baby naming is even more difficult when you are a teacher. Teachers know way too many kids and way too many names. You know the "good kids" and the "bad kids" and you DON'T want to pick a bad…

Continue Reading

Learn

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…

Continue Reading

Learn

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…

Continue Reading

Learn Make

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 .…

Continue Reading