Today's Get it Done! idea is another summer plan by the talented Stacy Julian. This time she used a tickets system to motivate her children to "get it done!" They earned a set amount of tickets for certain "jobs" and then were able to redeem them for sleep overs, going
Here are some other authors websites with fun activities for your little ones this summer. Roald Dahl – Register for fun online activitiesJane O'Conner & Robin Preiss Glasser (Fancy Nancy)– Quiz, games, print & playKevin Henkes– Character information, coloring sheet, mazes, dot-to-dots, word searches, puppetsJudy Schachner (Skippyjon Jones)– Coloring pagesLaura
With a sense of humor like Shel Silverstein has, you know he's going to have a fantastic website, which he does. Check out the "Let's Have Some Fun" section.Here are some examples from the Kids Section. Games & Puzzles: Matching titles to Shel's poems, memory, finishing Shel's poems correctly and
Robert Sabuda makes some of the most visually interested childrens books available today. I always love getting a new pop-up book from him. He has such talent. There isn't much variety in what's available on his website, but there is a lot of what he's good known for: pop ups!
Who doesn't love the enchanting artwork in Jan Brett's many childrens books? She has written and illustrated some of my favorite books including "The Gingerbread Baby," "The Hat," and "Hedgie's Surprise." Jan Brett's website has a multitude of resources! It's hard to know where to start. I'll break down some
Mo Willems is the author of "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!," "Knuffle Bunny," and "Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed," as well as many other charming books. Young children, especially, tend to love the silly stories and playful pictures in Mo Willem's books. My copies of his book were
Welcome to Authors Week here at Second Story Window. We're going to take time to highlight some of our favorite childrens book authors each day this week. It's incredibly hard to narrow the list but we're specifically choosing our favorite author's who also have great websites with fun activities for