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Teach Kids How to STOP Negative Thinking

“I can’t”                  “I’ll never be able to …”                                                  
what's your favorite animal

What’s Your Favorite Animal? – Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Eric Carle

This month the Virtual Book for Kids is featuring the beloved author/illustrator Eric Carle. I have loved his work for as long as I can remember … and The Very Hungry Caterpillar was one of the first books I read to
How to utilize the books of Mem Fox in play therapy and as parenting resources

Utilizing the Books of Mem Fox in Play Therapy and as Parenting Resources

I’ve said this time again, one of the reasons we love participating in the Virtual Book Club for Kids is because it exposes myself and my kids to children’s authors that we might not otherwise explore.  This month’s featured author, Mem
fun ways to eat a rainbow

Eat a Rainbow: Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Denise Fleming

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring author/illustrator, Denise Fleming.  Her books were new to the kids and I … and we had a ton of fun exploring them. Amazon.com Widgets  One book, however, really fit into another
The Rainbow Fish series by Marcus Pfister is a great resource for learning social  skills.

The Rainbow Fish series, by Marcus Pfister: Great Resource for learning social skills

Teaching social and emotional regulation skills through picture books is a wonderful way open a discussion and illustrate important topics with kids.  It is much less threatening for a child to address concerns from the viewpoint of a fictional character, especially
The Three Little Kittens LOST their alphabet mittens … playful learning activities from PlayDrMom

The Three Little Kittens LOST their ALPHABET MITTENS: Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Paul Galdone

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring books by Paul Galdone.  He is known for creatively illustrating many classic children’s tales and rhymes such as The Three Bill Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk,
"If You Give A ..." Mad Lib created by PlayDrMom

“If You Give a …” Mad Lib

I always loved doing Mad Libs as a child … and have continued loving them ever since.  Now that I’m a mom, I shared my love with my kids.  Not only are they lots of fun and a great way to
if you give a pig a party ... family fun from PlayDrMom

If You Give a Pig a Party … Family Fun Night

This month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids we are featuring Laura Numeroff, author behind the series “If you give a …” series, plus many more fun titles.  Our family’s favorite book by her is “If You Give a Pig
Learning Homophones with Bear Says Thanks

“Bear Says Thanks”: Learning Homophones

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Karma Wilson.  The kids and I had only read of couple of her books before, so it was a lot of fun to explore her books in my depth his month.
PlayDrMom brews up a fun activity to go along with Nick Sharratt's book, "What's in the Witch's Kitchen?"

What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen? – a Fun Menu activity to go along with Nick Sharratt’s book

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Nick Sharratt!  Once again I collected all the books I could by him at our library … and a couple that we had around the house.  Here are some of that
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Football Themed Learning: Activities to go along with “Little Granny Quarterback” by Bill Martin, Jr.

This month’s featured author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids is Bill Martin, Jr.  Being that he has authored over 300 children books it’s pretty tricky to narrow down which one to focus on for the blog hop, but one
Bill Martin Jr. Virtual Book Club for Kids Starts September

Announcing September’s Virtual Book Club for Kids Author: Bill Martin, Jr

  Another amazing year for the Virtual Book Club for Kids is starting!  And we’re kicking it off with prolific writer, Bill Martin, Jr.  He has authored over 300 books for children … including many illustrated by those your may be