painting · paper crafts · yarn and weaving

“Let it Shine!” by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Summer is in full swing here in Ontario, the sun is shining, and the heat is on, and thankfully, patios are open again! Every month I like to rotate the kids' books, to keep things fresh and interesting, and to keep the kids engaged in reading. This Summer our reading list focuses on Summer Sails… Continue reading “Let it Shine!” by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

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“Little Green Peas” by Keith Baker

"Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Colors" by Keith Baker is a fantastic first colour book for little ones because it introduces colours through vibrant, bright illustrations and a simple rhyming story. We have been reading this book since my oldest was still in diapers (4+ years now) and my youngest now enjoys it… Continue reading “Little Green Peas” by Keith Baker

crafts · holidays

“Where are you Bear?: A Canadian Alphabet Adventure” by Frieda Wishinsky

Today is Canada Day, and in celebration of our nations birthday the girls and I made some fun Canadian maple leaf noise makers. There are so many fantastic Canadian themed books to choose from, not to mention some great Canadian authors and illustrators as well, but today our inspiration comes from this book called "Where… Continue reading “Where are you Bear?: A Canadian Alphabet Adventure” by Frieda Wishinsky