We are so excited to join in the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. This was one of my absolute favorite books as a child and was the first book I bought the day I found out I was pregnant with my first
1. The House that Santa Built by Dianne de Las Casas W New for 2013, this is a Christmasy spin on that old favorite The House that Jack Built. The author tries hard to work in lots of sound words: creak, clap, stomp, squeak, etc. 2. The Little Red Elf by
It’s a classic poem. We’ve all heard it. We can probably recite it. But how can you not love it?? And with such beautifully illustrated versions available, you’ll want to make it part of your Christmas library. Of course, it’ll be hard to narrow it down to just one. Every
#1 Dinosaur Christmas by Jerry Pallotta W Have you ever wondered how Santa delivered all the presents before the reindeer? Dinosaurs of course! #2 How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas? by Jane Yolen W A festive installment in the great “How do Dinosaurs?” series. There’s also a Hannukah version. #3 Dear Santasaurus
Some people shop for shoes. Some people love purses. I couldn’t care less about either of those, but when it comes to holiday books, I’m a junkie! Christmas books are my drug of choice, but I’ll take a hit off a St. Patrick’s Day book or back-to-school book (or Groundhog’s
I’m sharing some experiences and ideas from the recent busy bag exchange I posted. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. You can see the rest of the ideas I gathered for the swap on this google doc. Today I’m sharing the preschool aged busy bags from
This is part 1 in our 3 part busy bag series. Read Part 2 and Part 3. Recently I hosted a busy bag exchange with 20+ of my friends (and their friends). It’s an idea that I’ve seen around the web lately, especially getting inspiration from here and here.