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Happy Thanksgiving!

The MayflowerIt is hard to believe we just celebrated Halloween and Thanksgiving is two weeks away. There is so much to teach children about the history of Thanksgiving.

Happy Halloween

mummyHalloween is Tuesday.  Hopefully everyone has their costumes planned and will be attending some fun parties this weekend.  In between the festivities or for some much needed down time, share a story and craft

Monsters!

Ghosts, Skeletons and Monsters! Oh My! Halloween is around the corner and we are seeing creative costumes everywhere. It is fun to see children in the spirit of the holiday and having fun.

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Apple Pie

AppleIt is apple picking season and the local orchards are welcoming visitors of all ages.  Whether you are picking apples for an apple pie or to have as a snack a trip to an orchard is great family time.

Crazy Hair

crazy hairCrazy Hair Day written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg is a heartwarming story of Stanley, a young hamster, who confused picture day with crazy hair day.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

MouseIf You Give a Mouse a Cookie written by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond has sold over a million copies. This story is a huge hit with young children and can bring back fond memories for adults. Numeroff and Bond have written several entertaining books following If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. If You Give a Moose a Muffin, If You Give a Pig a Pancake and If You Give a Dog a Donut are all written in a similar format that children love.

Back To School

school busIt is back to school time.  The kids are organizing their school supplies.  Parents are just trying to get organized.  It is an exciting time of year.  Take a break and read Monsters Love School written and illustrated by Mike Austin.  

Hawaii

LeiWe all dream of a tropical vacation in Hawaii.  Froggy Goes to Hawaii by Jonathon London and Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz is a fun tale of a frog and his family going on a trip to Hawaii.

 

Let's Go Camping!

This is the time of year for camping. Most children love to this summer activity. Setting up camp in the back yard is a non-threatening and easy introduction to camping.

Summer is Here!

Beach BallSummer is in full swing and many families are heading to the beach.  Whether your beach is near or far, you are bound to have a wonderful time.  Kids can spend hours playing in the sand.