Holiday Activities for Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

“Mr. Willowby’s Christmas tree Came by special delivery. Full and fresh and glistening green – The biggest tree he had ever seen.” One of our family’s favorite holiday books as always been Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. Even this year as my 12 year old was unpacking the holiday decorations he stopped and read the fun […]

My Christmas Memory Journal (a Printable Ornament for Kids)

Today The Library Adventure is taking part in a fun project that a group of over 50 bloggers have put together. It is 20 Days of Kid-Made Ornaments! The other two blogs sharing a kid made ornament today are Something 2 Offer and Learn with Play at Home. Mama Miss is our hostess, be sure […]

The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing (a Review)

What a great book to read with your children during this busy Thanksgiving week! This book is in the collection of “Night before…” books that Natasha Wing has written. The reason I chose this book to review is because of how it’s written. It takes the familiar syntax and flow of the traditional “Night Before […]

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Bowl

The Thanksgiving Bowl by Virginia Kroll is perfect for the Thanksgiving season. Each member of the family in this story writes an anonymous “I am thankful for…” note as they arrive for Thanksgiving dinner. They put their notes in Grandma’s favorite Thanksgiving bowl. Then, it’s Grandma’s job to guess who wrote each note. In the […]

Enjoy a Practically Perfect Tea with Mary Poppins

Get ready to unpack your carpet bag because we are planning a visit with Mary Poppins! When we read Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers with our book club we had a lot of fun discussing how Mary, everyone’s favorite nanny, could turn any ordinary event into an extraordinary adventure.  Who wouldn’t want to jump into […]