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
Are you curious how to make this cute toucan from a paper plate? Visit Pink Stripey Socks to find out!
09/25/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Group, Paint, Paper Crafts | Permalink
What a lovely way to say goodbye to summer with these gorgeous spin art butterflies. I love the metallic paint and stick body details. Get all the directions at Make It Your Own.
09/11/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Art, Crafts, Family, Group, Nature Crafts, Paint | Permalink
These cute pompom bunnies at Ikat Bag are a little bigger than your typical pompom and make a wonderful gift or party favor.
09/11/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Gifts to Make, Group, Parent Made, Party Ideas, Toys to Make, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
The Art Room shared an adorable slot cardboard elephant made by her daughter. I think it's charming! To get started making some of your own check out this post at Mr Printables.
09/08/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Art, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Paper Crafts, Recycled Crafts | Permalink
Visit Parenting.com for directions on how to make these cute shell birdies!
08/15/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Group | Permalink
glowing owl lanterns via Minidrops plastic egg fireflies via Matsutake pierced tin foil lanterns via The Tiny Funnel glow in the dark bowling with glow sticks via Sit A Spell paper lanterns via Willowday animal face lanterns via Bookhou Crafts campfire cupcakes via Willowday outdoor movie night via Chasing Fireflies glow-in-the-dark process art via Babble Dabble Do glowing water blob via Paging Fun Mums glow-in-the-dark sand via Growing A Jeweled Rose plastic bottle firefly via Crafts For All Seasons
08/01/2014 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Animals & Bugs, Art, Building/3 Dimensional, Candles & Lanterns, Crafts, Family, Group, Outside, Paint, Party Ideas, Recycled Crafts, Themes | Permalink
make pebble flowers as an introduction to land art via Land Art For Kids make a backyard bird guide from recycled cardboard via Alina's Adventures make these journey sticks to help learn about our five senses on a nature walk via C & NN Connect make land art using mud for printmakingvia Land Art for Kids make one of a kind wood rings via Alisa Burke print out this scavenger hunt list and go on a nature walk via kokokoKids make pressed seaweed art via Gardenista make land art that incorporates shadows via Kedublock (inspiration only) make a sundial via Learn Play Imagine make pine cone bumblebees via Kleas make a nature collage weaving with sticks via Rhythm of the Home make a golden nature mobile via El Hada de Papel make a snail habitat via scrumdilly-do! print out this nature journal and record your adventure in the great outdoors via Artchoo!
07/10/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Animals & Bugs, Art, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Experiential, Family, Group, Nature Crafts, Outside, Science, Wood Crafts | Permalink
Meri Cherry shares how to make these animal magnet toys from cardboard and paint. So cute!
06/25/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Group, Recycled Crafts, Toys to Make | Permalink
Craft Foxes has a tutorial on how to make a snake from a knee sock that makes a great beginning sewing lesson. The cute little snake can be kept or be given as a gift.
06/02/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Sewing & Stitchery, Toys to Make | Permalink
MaryMaking was inspired by this lesson at Deep Space Sparkle to make these beautiful paper bird collages based on the work of artist and author Lois Ehlert.
05/14/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Art, Collage, Group, Literature Based Projects, Paint, Paper Crafts | Permalink
Find out how to make these snakes from recycled fruit packaging at Blog Me Mom.
05/12/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Family, Group, Paint, Recycled Crafts | Permalink
Imagination Station shares a fun way to craft with plastic Easter eggs by making them into all sorts of animals and any other creature you can imagine.
04/14/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Easter Crafts, Family, Group | 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