Reading List

October Reading List

October was an extremely busy reading and activity month in our house. It is one of my favourite times of year, especially with the changing seasons and October festivities, there was not only so much reading variety but an assortment of activities as well. So, in short, here was our October reading list ... in… Continue reading October Reading List

Collage · Colouring · crafts · painting · paper crafts · seasonal · STEM

“Apples A to Z” by Margaret McNamara

One of my favourite things about Autumn is apple season! Here in Ontario it lasts from August to October and we love apple picking. Along with our many annual Fall traditions and farm visits, I wanted to read more Fall themed books to the kids this year. To start, I found the sweetest, most informative… Continue reading “Apples A to Z” by Margaret McNamara

Environment · seasonal · STEM

“Summer Walk” by Virginia Brimhall Snow

Ever since our bug, bees, and butterflies reading list back in April, my oldest has become obsessed and fascinated with all kinds of bugs. She is constantly seeking them out when we play outdoors. "Summer Walk" by Virginia Brimhall Snow is a perfect book for bug-obsessed kiddos like mine. Through clever rhymes, the story takes… Continue reading “Summer Walk” by Virginia Brimhall Snow

Environment

“We are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom

"We are Water Protectors," by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade, is one of the most important picture books of our generation. Not only are the illustrations absolutely stunning, but it tells the real story about the many indigenous-led protests that occurred in 2016 across North America, people who stood up against the Dakota Access pipeline… Continue reading “We are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom

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