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
Another snow day yesterday left us cooped up at home with three very energetic girls and no real agenda at hand. We decided to read this new favorite again, which was a recent gift from Grandma. I have to admit, I’d seen rave reviews on this title from many of my favorite Instagram accounts, but … Continue reading What Do You Do With a Chance?
Happy Easter friends! I hope by now you’ve devoured your fair share of Cadbury eggs. We read this wacky book twice yesterday and again before bed in anticipation for the Easter Bunny’s arrival and it did not disappoint. The silly story, repetition, and funny rhyming words were just what my girls needed before nodding off. … Continue reading There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick
We’ve been eagerly waiting for a convenient time to dive into some festive Easter crafts this week, however with a few sick kiddos home from school those plans quickly went out the window. We improvised by pulling together a craft with items we had on hand, and turned this off-kilter day into something special. Using … Continue reading Ollie’s Easter Eggs
To combat the dreariness this week, we’ve pulled out all the rainbow books we own. Maybe the crayons can save the weather in Michigan this week too. After a falling out between the sun and clouds, a forgotten box of crayons saves the day by bringing color back to a dull and drab world. The … Continue reading How the Crayons Saved the Rainbow
Seek and find books are well-loved in our family, but this one is extra special because it has an adventurous story to accompany the big, beautiful illustrations. Papa Bear and Little Bear travel around a bustling city looking for a place to hibernate. Little Bear gets lost and Papa Bear spends half the book looking … Continue reading The Bear’s Sea Escape
This bright little board book has been well-loved by all three of my little ladies. We enjoy it because it appeals to our current range of reading levels and attention spans. My kindergartener, Miss I, practices many of her sight words and can read just about the entire book without help! Miss A, my preschooler, … Continue reading Ten Apples Up On Top!