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Size Relativity & Bear Hugs: Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Jez Alborough

The featured author for this month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids is Jez Alborough.  A brand new author to us.  We really enjoyed all the books we checked out of the library by him.  I loved the fact that many of

The Bicycle Book, by Gail Gibbons – Virtual Book Club for Kids

We missed out on last month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids … just got too busy (… and the kids weren’t too into the activities I could come up with!)  So, we definitely didn’t want to miss THIS month.  BUT, we’ve

Utilizing the Books of David Shannon in Play Therapy and as Parenting Resources

David Shannon is one of my favorite children’s author and illustrator.  I love is simple, child-focused pictures and story contact that is fun, yet usually has a great message for kids.  For this reason his books are also wonderful to use

Be True to Yourself … “A Bad Case of Stripes” activity

I was very excited that the Virtual Book Club for Kids picked David Shannon to be the featured author this month.  He is one of my favorite authors and illustrators of children’s books.  And my favorite book of his is ..

Utilizing the Books of Julia Donaldson as Parenting and Therapeutic Resources

One of the things I have really enjoyed about being part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids is finding authors I haven’t read before and discovering how I can incorporate sharing these books with the kids I work with in

A Comprehension Matching Game: The Spiffiest Giant in Town

The kids and I have been checking out books written by Julia Donaldson as part of this month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids blog hop event.  Yesterday I posted an activity to go along with Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book.  Today I’d like to share

A Fun Activity to go with “Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book”, by Julia Donaldson

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Julia Donaldson.  I wasn’t familiar with this popular, award-winning British author … so I was very pleased to be introduced to her wonderful stories. The kids enjoyed all the books by

Wacky Day – Virtual Kids Book Club featuring Dr. Seuss

One of my kids’ favorite Dr. Seuss book (actually favorite of ANY books) is Wacky Wednesday.  We have read it a countless number of times.  My kids love to find all the wacky and misplaced things on each page.  Since the

Anonymous Joy Bombing – Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring David McPhail

As I’ve said before, one of the main reasons I love participating in the Virtual Book Club for Kids is because I get to exposed to new authors and have the opportunity to explore each author’s works in depth.  This month

DIY Gingerbread Baby … for “keeps” not “eats”!!!

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is feature the AMAZING books of Jan Brett.  She has an amazing collection of books that highlight beautiful illustrations of all kinds of animals. Widgets We love SO many of them, so

Utilizing the books of Tomie dePaola as parenting and therapeutic resources

Participating in the Virtual Book Club for Kids has been a great way to study different authors not only with my kids at home … but to also introduce me to more children’s book that I can use at work and

This Plus That: Customized Task Sheets for Kids

It’s been a struggle since the school year began … how to get Henry to accomplish the tasks he needs to do after school.  Especially when I’m not there to supervise. This year marks a first for us.  The first year