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Slightly Bird-Brained

"How did you get my daddy to go to sleep when he was little?" asked my young granddaughter.  "Oh, dear one, let me tell you a story. . ."  And my mind wandered back many years, to The Trumpet of the Swan, and how Louis … Read More

Feathers for Lunch

Author & Illustrator:  Lois Ehlert This is a book that is never read once, for as soon as it is finished you will hear, "Read it again!"  PLEASE We have a very hungry cat on the loose, determined to make … Read More

I HEART bird feeders

A Fireflies' Family Activity - Gather the materials and together create these adorable feeders for the birds in your backyards.  They are easy to make and mold into endless possible shapes.  Consider using Jello molds, … Read More

The Ugly Duckling

As you know by now, Jerry Pinkney is one of our favorite author-illustrators and we even consider him a friend.   It is therefore no surprise that we chose his adaptation of The Ugly Duckling as our pick for Birds & … Read More

A Nest is Noisy!

Our next theme is for the birds - literally! Birds & Feathers We begin with our focus book, A Nest is Noisy by one of our favorite author/illustrator teams when it comes to informational books.  Each page is … Read More

Baseball Memories Collage

Memories are precious gifts from God.  Memories made with our children, even more endearing.  Engaging your little one's skills with cutting and coloring, you can also save his/her hand print and their "signature" as … Read More

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