Children’s Book, Koala Lou, Including Three Activities

  Mem Fox does such an amazing job in her writing.  I cannot help but come back to Koala Lou over and over again.  I will be sharing the children’s book Koala Lou with three activities and extensions that you can use in the future.  I find myself constantly saying,  ‘Koala Lou, I do love you’!   Activity One– Cork Art Before I put out…

Caps for Sale, Children’s Book Activities

    We have been reading Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina for a few months, and the kids really enjoy it.  They laugh at the monkeys every time we read it!  Below you will find Caps for Sale activities to easily use with your children. Dress Up My son had a “Dress Like a Character Day” at school recently.  He was thrilled to be able to choose…

Popular Children’s Book, Thunder Cake, with Activities

  Yesterday was Mother’s Day and the sun was shining!  The news said rain was expected, but the sky was clear.  I snuck out for a little Mom time and made it home just before the sky turned dark!  The clouds came fast, lightning, big claps of thunder and giant rain drops.  My boys were very nervous.  Every time the thunder clapped, they jumped.  As we sat on…

4 Ways Friendships Change As You Get Older

Friendships change as you get older.  I am very lucky to have wonderful women in my life.  There are friends I have known since I was a child, others since high school, college, professionally, through marriages, and so one.  I do not know what I would do without my friends.  My life has had good times and bad, and I can honestly say that these women have absolutely been there…