Tag Archives: winter

18 Wintery Picture Books

After the Christmas festivities subside at our house, three months of winter weather still loom ahead. The only way to approach this season is to embrace it — to head out into the cold with sleds, skis and skates and … Continue reading

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Children’s Books to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

While Valentine’s Day is still a month away, I wanted to share these book recommendations and valentine activities with you now. Valentine’s Day offers some warmth and cheer at a time when winter can feel like it is dragging on. … Continue reading

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9 Children’s Books About Trees

Occasionally I hit upon a theme that I would enjoy reading about with my kids and discover that authors have not been inspired to write about the theme. (Backyard wildlife in winter comes to mind.) I was concerned that the … Continue reading

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10 Children’s Books About Snow

Here are ten delightful books to share with your children when the first snowflakes of the season fall. These books describe the anticipation of the first snowfall and the joy of playing in the snow. You will also find inspiration … Continue reading

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12 Children’s Books About Birds

I am not a birdwatcher. However, I enjoy observing birds with my kids. We have birdfeeders hanging outside our dining room window. A visit by a goldfinch or downy woodpecker livens up an otherwise ordinary breakfast. We get excited when … Continue reading

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5 Books to Inspire an Indoor Gardening Project

Temperatures inched above freezing today! While we enjoyed the relative warmth, we know that outdoor gardening season is still several months away. It is hard to wait that long for greenery. Instead of waiting, we are reading about plants and … Continue reading

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10 Books About Backyard Wildlife in Winter

At this time of year, I get the urge to feed birds and water houseplants. I think I am drawn to birds and houseplants in late-winter because birds and houseplants are two signs of life at a time when the … Continue reading

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