Steven M. L. Aronson: Presidents: Fandex Family Field Guides
Otha Richard Sullivan: Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors
Faith Ringgold: Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
James Daley: Great Speeches by African Americans
Christopher Paul Curtis: Bud, Not Buddy
Chrisanne Beckner: 100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History
Les Beletsky: Bird Songs: 250 North American Birds in Song
Thornton W. Burgess: The Burgess Bird Book for Children
Carol Lerner: Backyard Birds of Winter
Poetry for Young People: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Joanna Foster: George Washington's World
Jeanne Bendick: Along Came Galileo
Peter Sis: Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
Peter Sis: The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin
Kristan Lawson: Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities
Doreen Rappaport: Abe's Honest Words
Genevieve Foster: Abraham Lincoln's World
Laurie Carlson: Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Collection Box Set
Robert Burleigh: Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
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The Mother Huddle has a free printable for a Halloween Theater made from a cereal box. Kids can have fun using their imagination to create their own Halloween stories.
10/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Homeschooling, Paper Crafts, Pretend Play, Printables & Downloads, Recycled Crafts, Theater | Permalink
Check out the beautiful results of drip painting on pumpkins at The Imagination Tree.
10/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Art, Experiential, Fall Crafts, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Paint | Permalink
Omiyage has a tutorial that shows you how to fold and cut spider webs from paper - if you can make a paper snowflake you can make these colorful paper spider webs!via Craftzine
10/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Halloween Crafts, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
I love this simple mummy doll craft at Nora and Soren! This is a great activity for kids of all ages.
10/25/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Crafts, Dollmaking, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas, Textiles | Permalink
Learn how to make Halloween salt dough magnets at Dinosaurs and Octupuses.
10/25/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Doughs, Paints, Mixes, and Concoctions, Family, Garden, Group, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
Curly Birds shows you how to make these cute mummy cards that would also make a good Halloween party craft.
10/25/2011 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Card Making, Crafts, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
felt pumpkins Forest Fairy Crafts bat softie Hello My Name Is Heather black cat softie Etsy Blog mummy doll softies 5 Orange Potatoes zombie softie Diana Schoenbrun Check out Diana's newest book, Beasties, for more mischievous monsters! felt ghost, monster, and bat softies Activity Village
10/24/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Dollmaking, Fall Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Gifts to Make, Group, Halloween Crafts, Needlework, Parent Made, Sewing & Stitchery, Textiles, Themes | Permalink
jet pack tutorial for a space man, astronaut, or futuristic costumeSewing in No Man's Land paper costume ideas Laugh Paint Create Jack Sparrow or pirate wig made from a t-shirtKara's Creative Place prince costume with felt medals tutorial Revel Designs tiger or other animal tail tutorial One Charming Party tree costume We Wilsons iridescent wings tutorial At Second Street cat ears tutorial We Wilsons felt fake beard tutorial Craftzine aluminum foil fairy princess costume accessories Filth Wizardry king, queen, or knight's robe costume Here We Are Together costume gloves tutorial The Brooding Hen how to make a play microphone Indie Tutes robot costume printables Meyamo bear ears tutorial Create Celebrate Explore
10/22/2011 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Halloween Crafts, Parent Made, Pretend Play, Recycled Crafts, Sewing & Stitchery, Textiles, Themes | Permalink
Day of the Dead art with free skull printable Art Projects for Kids Dia de Los Muertos sun catcher craft Bookhou Crafts Day of the Dead lantern craft Julie Adore Dimanche Dia de Los Muertos skull printing art project Teach Kids Art Last year I did a big round-up of Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos art projects, crafts, printables and party ideas - be sure to check it out!
10/21/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Art History, Candles & Lanterns, Crafts, Cultural & World Crafts, Dia de Los Muertos Crafts, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Homeschooling, Printables & Downloads, Printmaking | Permalink
New City Arts shares an art lesson for 1st graders focusing on tree rings that results in these lovely examples of faux bois!
10/20/2011 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Drawing & Illustration, Earth Day Crafts, Fall Crafts, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Nature Crafts, Science | Permalink
Check out these beautiful twig books at The Handmade Adventures of Captain Crafty. If you want to make some of your own visit Playful Learning for the tutorial.
10/20/2011 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Bookmaking, Crafts, Fall Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Nature Crafts, Summer Crafts | Permalink
Visit That Artist Woman for instructions on how to make these beautiful plaster leaf prints!
10/20/2011 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Fall Crafts, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Nature Crafts, Printmaking | 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