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Fun with Kids Books and Winter Activities

Wonderful winter books with indoor and outdoor play activities for kids! Now that we’re in the throws of winter (and most of the holiday gifts have been played with over the past few weeks), it’s time to introduce some new ways to beat the winter doldrums.  Today we’re sharing some of your favorite winter books …

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Solar System Activities for Kids

 

Have your kids ever asked those amazing questions about the sky and space?  How far away are the stars?  What is life like on another planet?  And what about aliens?

Yep, full of curiosity and questions — such a good thing!  Our Discover & Explore linky featured rockets and space exploration last week and we had some really fun ideas that were shared.

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Fun on the Farm: Places to Learn about Farm Animals & Food

Have you ever taken the kids to visit a farm?  We have so many conveniences in our lives that most children don’t understand how their food is grown or where it begins.

Farm visits can be lots of fun for children — seeing the animals, learning how food is grown and gaining some knowledge about food and agriculture.

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Creating Your Own Dinosaur Dig & Learning about Paleontology

  Today we’re featuring our book/activity idea for the Poppins Book Nook, a monthly book club that introduces new books and hands-on fun for your kids.  This month’s theme is Dinosaurs and we’ll be connecting with a number of fun blogs that will each share a dinosaur book & project you can try at home. …

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