Astrid Lindgren: The Tomten
Wendy Pfeffer: The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
Chara M. Curtis: All I See Is Part of Me
Miriam Young: Miss Suzy
Robert Frost: Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
Mary Lyn Ray: Christmas Farm
Rumer Godden: The Story of Holly and Ivy
Sibylle Von Olfers: The Story of the Snow Children
Sarah Olmsted: Imagine Childhood: Exploring the World through Nature, Imagination, and Play
Susan Schwake: Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media-For Budding Artists of All Ages
Amie Plumley: Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make
Rae Grant: Crafting Fun: 101 Things to Make and Do with Kids
Marie Hablitzel: Draw Write Now, Book 1: On the Farm-Kids and Critters-Storybook Characters
Mona Brookes: Drawing with Children
Ed Emberley: Ed Emberley's Fingerprint Drawing Book
MaryAnn F. Kohl: Discovering Great Artists
Deanna F. Cook (editor): FamilyFun Crafts
Petra Berger: Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys
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04/29/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Gifts to Make, Group, Mother's Day Crafts, Needlework, Recycled Crafts, Textiles, Themes, Wearables | Permalink
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04/28/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Mother's Day Crafts, Paper Crafts, Recycled Crafts, Textiles, Themes, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Today is World Intellectual Property Day! How can you celebrate? Well you can start by reading this post at Zencrafting where she has helpful information about protecting your intellectual property (writing, photographs) that you share on your blog.
04/26/2011 in Community News | Permalink
image by Michael Brown from A Year In an Oak Tree's LifeMashable has compiled ten time-lapse nature videos that are absolutely amazing! Gather the kids and enjoy!
04/26/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, All Ages, Nature Crafts, Science | Permalink
Visit Fairy Dust Teaching for a nice lesson on drawing and labeling insects.
04/26/2011 in 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Drawing & Illustration, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Homeschooling, Science, Spring Crafts, Summer Crafts | Permalink
The Chocolate Muffin Tree shows you how to handprint the tree and bird background in this cute craft and then add a realistic nest.
04/26/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Nature Crafts, Paint, Printmaking, Science, Spring Crafts | Permalink
Check out this cute idea to make fish from rocks at El Hada de Papel.
04/26/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Nature Crafts | Permalink
You'll find a nice tutorial for this cute bird in a nest craft at Arts and Crafts for Tots.
04/26/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, Animals & Bugs, Collage, Crafts, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Nature Crafts, Spring Crafts | Permalink
I love this combination of paint and cut paper to create insects and their habitats. Art for Small Hands has a great detailed tutorial.
04/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Nature Crafts, Paint, Paper Crafts | Permalink
Who could resist these little meatball birds settled in their pasta nest?! Craftymoods has the directions.via Edible Crafts
04/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Animals & Bugs, Edibles | Permalink
Visit Preschool Daze to see how to make these adorable little turtles made from rocks.
04/25/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Last Minute, Nature Crafts, Party Ideas, Science | Permalink
Purple Petunia Life shares a tutorial for this sweet little bunny made from felted wool.
04/23/2011 in 12+ years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Easter Crafts, Felt and Felting, Gifts to Make, Parent Made, Spring Crafts, Textiles | Permalink
Jacqueline Briggs Martin: Snowflake Bentley
Robert Sabuda: Winter's Tale
Roger Duvoisin: Petunia's Christmas
Patricia Polacco: The Trees of the Dancing Goats
Al Dempster: Santa's Toy Shop
Aaron Shepard: The Baker's Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale
Sue Stainton: Santa's Snow Cat
Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Eve Bunting: Night Tree
Michael Brown: Santa Mouse
Lois Lenski: I Like Winter
Walter Rollins: Frosty the Snowman
Heather Conrad: Lights of Winter: Winter Celebrations Around the World
Jim Aylesworth: The Gingerbread Man
Robert Barry: Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
Margaret Wise Brown: A Pussycat's Christmas
A. J. Wood: The Christmas Hat
Chris Van Allsburg: The Polar Express
Colleen Monroe: The Christmas Humbugs
Alexandra Day: Carl's Christmas
Elsa Maartman Beskow: Ollie's Ski Trip
Nankichi Niimi: Buying Mittens
Clement C. Moore: The Night Before Christmas