Unplug for the Holidays

With so much tech in our everyday lives, it can be refreshing to step away from the digital world and get hands on. Try out some of those Pinterest crafts for kids; there’s tons! One of my current favorites is the Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art. This project really helps develop eye-hand coordination, fine motor […]

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Blizzard Night

Blizzard Night By:  Marlane Kennedy The I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis is so popular that I was glad when some new survival books arrived at the library.  If your child enjoys that popular series, you might try the Disaster Strikes series written by Marlane Kennedy.  Blizzard Night had just the right amount of action […]

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App Time: Winter

MarcoPolo Arctic Developed by: MarcoPolo Learning Price: Free Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.   Developer’s Description: Explore one of the most fascinating places on Earth – the Arctic. Learn about 30+ animals and play with them in an interactive land/sea environment. Feed the animals, throw snowballs, drive an amphibious vehicle, and […]

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Fox’s Garden

Fox’s Garden by Princesse Camcam In this wordless picture book, a lone fox travels through the cold night to find shelter from the blowing snow. In the village, fox is shooed away from windows and doors by unwelcoming townsfolk. A young boy watches from his bedroom window as fox sneaks into a nearby greenhouse. Wishing […]

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Brownie Groundhog and the Wintry Surprise

Brownie Groundhog and the Wintry Surprise by Susan Blackaby illustrated by Carmen Segovia This picture book is a cute winter read.  The illustrations in this book highlight the snowy white and blues that accompany winter.  After hanging out with his friends Fox and Bunny all fall, Brownie the Groundhog needs his long anticipated nap for […]

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