Having Fun With the Penderwicks

The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, please see our policies for more information. Let’s Start With a Review We’ve spent a lot of time lately at the Blount County Library in Maryville, Tennessee. When asked which book we should present this time, all of the kids gave a resounding “The Penderwicks”. The Penderwicks: A summer […]

Stellaluna Themed Mixed-Media Art Project

The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, see our policies for more info. I’m a sucker for a good picture book that can inspire fun hands-on activities. Many years ago, I discovered Stellaluna by Janell Cannon.  What a precious story this is. A young fruit bat, Stellaluna, is separated from her mother and tries to adapt to […]

Fun Family Activities for Mr. Popper’s Penguins

One of my favorite books as a child was Mr. Popper’s Penguins.  The thought of penguins living in the refrigerator and performing on stage always brought a smile to my face.  I was excited to share this classic story with my own children but I knew that just reading about these silly penguins was not […]

A Day With Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking is perhaps my first childhood book friend. Pippi is the ultimate kid’s kid and free spirit. She is able to lift strong policemen, climb tall houses and trees, rescue children from burning buildings and adults from their boring chatter. Pippi lives all alone in a large yellow and pink house, her mother died […]

Hands-On Activity for Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins

 The Library Adventure uses affiliate links, for more information see our Policies. The leaves are starting to turn colors here in Indiana. My children and I have enjoyed taking walks and collecting leaves, sticks, and acorns. Recently we read Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins and then did a fun hands-on art project. Autumn Leaves is […]