activities for kids

Folding and Poem-ing: National Poetry Month Activities for Kids

National Poetry Month is almost here! Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poets and their craft. Various events are held throughout the month by the Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations With this in mind, I decided to share two amazing ways to keep …

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Downloadable pirate activities, crafts, patterns, and pirate-y facts

Ahoy matey! It\’s National Talk Like a Pirate Day! And we\’ll let you in on a little secret… …the children\’s book-inspired ebook *The ABCs of Bookjumping* has some SUPER COOL downloadable pirate activities, crafts, patterns, and pirate-y facts that are so darn unique, your little Scalleywag won\’t even realize they are learning history while they …

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Our Pollinators need our help: Let’s Make a Bee Watering Hole

Though sometimes viewed as a “pests,” bees play a key role in the productivity of agriculture and the beauty of our world and are responsible for the pollination of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers. But our cherished bees are facing peril in the form of the disruption of natural habitats. This disruption is in the …

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Spring is Coming! Let’s Make Robin Cakes!

Happy Spring to You! Easter is just around the corner and along the celebrating, feasting, remembrances, and family togetherness; we would like to send out one small reminder… Stock up on Cadbury Milk Chocolate Eggs! Why? Because these little beauties are not only nummy, they are part of a fun “unplugged” activity that the whole …

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