Janis Herbert: Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
Bill Martin Jr.: I Love Our Earth
Gail Gibbons: Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids
Andrea Alban Gosline: The Happiness Tree: Celebrating the Gifts of Trees We Treasure
Shel Silverstein: The Giving Tree
Lynne Cherry: The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
Margaret Wise Brown: Home for a Bunny
Margaret Wise Brown: The Golden Egg Book
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
Peter McCarty: Little Bunny on the Move
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I love this photo and ink jet printer techinque at Gingerbread Snowflakes that uses rain or a spray mist! Plan this for your next rainy day activity :)
07/12/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Fall Crafts, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Photography, Spring Crafts, Story Hour | Permalink
Visit Chez Beeper Bebe for a tutorial on how to make a nature explorer bag and ideas of items to put in it!
07/12/2011 in Gifts to Make, Homeschooling, Nature Crafts, Parent Made, Textiles | Permalink
Reciclando en la Escuela popsicle stick river houses Pure and Noble popsicle stick magnets Ikat Bag popsicle stick baskets Good + Happy Day making choices with popsicle sticks Katherine Marie Photography popsicle stick coin matching activity Suzy's Artsy Craftsy Sitcom popsicle stick bracelets Our Little Corners popsicle stick lamp Almost Unschoolers popsicle stick house Ikat Bag popsicle stick easel
07/11/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Building/3 Dimensional, Candles & Lanterns, Crafts, Family, Group, Summer Crafts, Wood Crafts | Permalink
Roxaboxen written by Alice McLerran illustrated by Barbara Cooney The Raft written and illustrated by Jim Lamarche Art & Max written and illustrated by David Wiesner The Curious Garden written and illustrated by Peter Brown Children Make Terrible Pets written and illustrated by Peter Brown The Quiet Book written by Deborah Underwood illustrated by Renata Liwska The Imaginary Garden written by Andrew Larsen illustrations by Irene Luxbacher
07/11/2011 in Story Hour | Permalink
This is a great way to recycle those mesh bags from the produce section - make a collecting bag with the directions at One Inch World!
07/08/2011 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Earth Day Crafts, Family, Parent Made, Recycled Crafts, Summer Crafts, Textiles | Permalink
Find out how to make sand candles at Such Things!
07/08/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Candles & Lanterns, Crafts, Family, Group, Outside, Summer Crafts | Permalink
I love these simple wood boats shared at Plain and Joyful Living!
07/08/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Summer Crafts, Toys to Make, Wood Crafts | Permalink
Making sculptures from scrap wood is a great summer art experience! This is a good project to set up outside in the shade and works for all different ages. Get the details at Lilla A.
07/06/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Homeschooling, Outside, Paint, Recycled Crafts, Sculpture, Summer Crafts, Wood Crafts | Permalink
Smoothpebble made prints for stationery from foam meat trays. This craft uses an exacto knife so it's best for older kids.
07/06/2011 in 12+ years old, Art, Crafts, Gifts to Make, Paper Crafts, Printmaking, Recycled Crafts | Permalink
Visit Stitch-Craft to get directions on how to make these simple game folios that are perfect to take on long, or even short, trips!
07/06/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Games, Homeschooling, Paper Crafts, Recycled Crafts, Travel Activities | Permalink
Visit Masketeers for a free printable 4th of July mask!
07/03/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Fourth of July Crafts, Printables & Downloads | Permalink
I love this festive 4th of July garland designed by Jessica for Craftzine!
07/01/2011 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Fourth of July Crafts, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths, Paint, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
Martha Stewart Living (COR): Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids: 175 Projects for Kids of All Ages to Create, Build, Design, Explore, and Share
Margaret Bloom: Making Peg Dolls and More: Toys That Spin, Fly and Bring Sweet Dreams (Crafts and Family Activities)
Jean Van't Hul: The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity--Includes over 60 Art Projects for Children Ages 1 to 8
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
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