Once Upon a Star: a poetic journey through space

Once Upon a Star: a poetic journey through space By James Carter A beautiful book.  Children and adults alike will appreciate the spectacular images.  The pictures clearly describe the words on each page, providing much opportunity to point out and discuss the shapes, colors and objects of the universe with younger children; yet, are thoughtful […]

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A Leap for Legadema: The True Story of a Little Leopard in a Big World

A leap for Legadema : The True Story of a Little Leopard in a Big World   By Beverly and Dereck Joubert Both preschoolers and those in early elementary school can enjoy this as a read-aloud.  It’s a picture book.  It’s a documentary.  It’s a coming of age story.  Best of all, it’s a wonderful […]

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Gardening Lab for Kids. Starting a Garden: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

  Gardening Lab for Kids. Starting a Garden: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play By Renata Fossen Brown Parents, don’t let the “for Kids” fool you, this book can produce a “real” garden, full of beauty and healthy edibles, while providing fresh air, exercise, and focus for kids.  Not to mention that […]

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Tangrams for STEAM Skills!

A tangram is a puzzle composed of 7 flat shapes, called tans. Tangrams are said to have originated in China, and brought to Europe in the 19th century. When doing a tangram puzzle, the objective is to create a specific shape with the pieces, having been given only the outline or silhouette of the goal […]

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