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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¬†Legal. 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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BEST OUTER SPACE BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOLERS

July 2, 2019

Teddy is fascinated with outer space and the planets. I always try to make an effort to support and expand on Teddy's interests, and a great way to do that is with children's books. It was really difficult finding high quality outer space books. I'm picky with children's books and don't mess with bad cheesy illustrations and then to make sure the books were up-to date (R.I.P. Pluto!) with age-appropriate information seemed like an impossible task. As if an answer…

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