DIY Pretend Play Cookies

Make some yummy pretend play cookies with this simple DIY project and accompany it with the VBC for kids book of the month, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.



diy: Paint Chip Bookmarks

Paint Chip Bookmarks – a simple & inexpensive way (it’ll only cost ya about 28¢) to create a pretty little bookmark! Bookmarks for everyone – let’s READ!!



Cat In The Hat Bracelet

A Cat In The Hat Bracelet – with it’s quirkiness, it is a fun little wearable craft to accompany the book! Let’s read & craft today, with VBC for kids!



Triangle Tessellation Puzzle

Inspired by the book Mouse Shapes – here is a free printable extension activity. Create a Triangle Tessellation Puzzle for an early geometry lesson.



kid-made diy: Nutcracker Ballet

Celebrate the season with this SUPER SIMPLE Nutcracker Ballet & Ballerina kid-made craft and free printables!



8 Personalized Last Minute Kid-Made Ornaments

Fancy up those family gifts with last minute kid-made ornaments containing heartfelt kid-made memories. Beautiful wrapped as a gift, or tied atop a gift!



week two: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

This last week we’ve had all these amazing kid-made Christmas ornaments – 36 ornaments all inspired by 36 children’s books – come check it all out!



10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – Melted Bead Ornament

It’s the last day of 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – today we are making a Melted Bead Ornament to go along with the children’s book “Santa’s New Jet”.



week one: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

This past week we’ve had all these amazing kid-made Christmas ornaments – 36 ornaments all inspired by 36 children’s books – come check it all out!



10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – Elmer Ornament

This Elmer Ornament is a perfect COLORFUL addition to your tree. Part of 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – 70+ ornaments inspired by children’s books!



coming soon: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

It’s a Kid-Made Christmas! All inspired by books – each participant will create an ornament with their kiddos & provide us a tutorial to make one too!!



Inspired By Julia Donaldson – Fancy Stick Crown

This Fancy Stick Crown is fun to make and fun to wear! Spark their imaginations with an easy craft you already have the supplies for – right in your yard!



craft, activity, and snack: Sheep Trick or Treat

Join us for a themed craft, activity, and snack to along with Sheep Trick or Treat, by Nancy Shaw – our Halloween book pick for Halloween Read & Play!



Inspired By Mo Willems – Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus

Inspired by Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems, a literary favorite of ours – create a one of a kind pigeon hand print to follow the book!



kid activities: 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books

With summer almost here, what a perfect time for some star gazing. Check out these 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books!



backyard summer camp: Starry Night Sky Painting

Starry Night Sky Painting art activity – a kiddo masterpiece from the Backyard Summer Camp eBook.



book and craft: Peach Blossom Necklace

Follow along with us for a book & craft – we’ll read Travels with Charlie and create a lovely Peach Blossom Necklace to represent our state.



summer fun: Backyard Summer Camp

Backyard Summer Camp, an amazing resource for you to run your own Summer Camp – right in your own backyard!!  Hours and hours of fun and learning!



kid crafts: Washi Tape Snowflakes

Grab some colorful washi tape and paper to make these Washi Tape Snowflakes – the best part – just like a snowflake – no two are alike!



Creativity Inducing Gifts For Preschoolers

A comprehensive guide for Creativity Inducing Gifts, primarily for preschoolers, but ideally can be enjoyed at any age.



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – Creepy Crawlies

A fantastic-bombastic list of NINETY plus (that’s 9-0-plus!!) kiddo-centered non scary Halloween crafts and activities – all creepy crawlies!



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – pumpkins

A fantastic-bombastic list of SIXTY non-scary kiddo Halloween crafts and activities – all with a pumpkin theme!



learning monkeys: Butterfly Life Cycle Activity

A four-part preschool/kindergarten project, including a craft, a handwriting activity and a coloring/cutting page for learning the butterfly life cycle.



book and craft: Feathered Duck Handprint

We’ve upped the handprint craft ante!  It’s a handprint duck with an added bonus of feathers and a googly eye, making the duck come to life in three dimensional fun!



book & activity: Booking Across the USA–Delaware {beach mobile}

Along with several beach themed book recommendations, here is also a relate-able activity – a super cute, simple, beach inspired mobile.



book & craft: Snowflake Stained Glass Mobile

It has been snowing a great deal here lately, so what better way to celebrate this winter wonderland than a book and a little craft to go along with it!



KBN Series: The ABC’s of Printables from U to Z

U-Z, each Alphabet Card is a 4-part learning tool…designed with colors & composition that is suitable for learning & decoration, for boys & girls alike.



KBN Series: The ABC’s of Printables from F to J

F-J, each Alphabet Card is a 4-part learning tool…designed with colors & composition that is suitable for learning & decoration, for boys & girls alike.



My {FAVORITE} Books and Toys for Preschoolers

Around the holidays I often get asked by friends about gift ideas for kiddos.  My favorite gift is ALWAYS a book, but I will let in the educational toys every now & then ;)  So, today I’ve complied for you, with visuals of course, my favorite books & toys that are currently scattered about our […]



book and craft: Little Pea Sensory Bin

As part of the Virtual Book Club this month, we read Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. This is our second month participating in the Virtual Book Club.  Each month we head to the library and check out every book from that author that we can get our hands on.  This month we read MANY […]