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“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

painting · STEM

“Hey Water!” by Antoinette Portis

In this fun nonfiction picture book, "Hey Water!" by Antoinette Portis, a young girl explores the many ways that water appears to her in a playful game of hide-and-seek. "In the morning, you wink at me from blades of grass; dewdrop." It is a lovely and simple picture book for early readers that includes information… Continue reading “Hey Water!” by Antoinette Portis

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