I think we probably all agree that children are natural explorers, mine included! It seems like they’re always testing the boundaries and letting their imaginations run wild with assumptions about “what made that hole?” Or “how deep does that pond really go?”. There is so much to experience in this amazing world and many things … Continue reading Above and Below
Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own. This eccentric little book arrived in the mail last week and I had planned on reading one chapter each night with my 5 and 7 year old girls; however they immediately fell in love with Dory and begged … Continue reading Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds
We’re so blessed to have an amazing nature center less than 2 miles from our home. During our last visit we spotted this book, which is new to us, but was actually published in 1974! The simple title and eye catching illustrations made way to a tale about two friends; minnow and tadpole, and how … Continue reading Fish is Fish
Mary Blair is an inspiration, so it’s no surprise that a book about her life would curate such vivid feelings about making art. Can I just say; my girls LOVE this book! The story, the illustrations, the ending!? Colors come alive inside this story and make you really look closely for the beauty in your … Continue reading Pocket Full of Colors
Raindrops, rubber boots and umbrellas are a sure sign of spring around here. And although Mother Nature has been a bit confused these last few weeks, we’re still in the spring mood with our wardrobe and reading choices. Miss A has a fun green frog rain jacket that happens to be her favorite regardless of … Continue reading Rain!
The snow is finally disappearing from our backyard with the help of a few sunny days. We broke out our red wagon this morning for some fresh air and then snuggled up with this cute book before rest time in the afternoon. This book has been in our little collection for quite some time; originally … Continue reading Red Wagon
Introducing art history to my girls is not always an easy task; there are so many questions about why and how. So when I found this book at the library that touched on the life of Vincent Van Gogh, I swiped it off the shelf like a wild woman. This gentle story highlights important milestones … Continue reading Vincent Can’t Sleep