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Book A Day December:  The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

Book A Day December: The Nutcracker Papercut Pop-Up Book

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Nanotechnology

STEM for Science Saturday: Nanotechnology

Super Gear: Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology! Engineers manipulate nanoparticles – so small that they can’t be seen without a special microscope – to invent new materials with astonishing properties. This is the cutting-edge science of nanotechnology, and(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Nola the Nurse

Holiday Gift Guide: Nola the Nurse

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Locomotive:  Polish Tales to Enchant Young Readers

Locomotive: Polish Tales to Enchant Young Readers

Three beautifully illustrated classic Polish tales that will enchant the young readers of today In the late 1930s renowned Polish poet Julian Tuwim, was asked to write three poems for children. The publisher Przeworski connected the three poems into one book, Locomotive, and commissioned illustrations from celebrated Polish illustration duo Lewitt and Him.  Locomotive was the beginning(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Masked Fairy Tales

Holiday Gift Guide: Masked Fairy Tales

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Family Storytime:  Thanksgiving in the Woods

Family Storytime: Thanksgiving in the Woods

What is Thanksgiving like at your house?  What do you think it was like for the original settler’s and indians?  Can you imagine having Thanksgiving outside?  Today, we introduce you to Thanksgiving in the Woods from Spark House Family Publishing. This charming book is beautifully illustrated and may have your kids asking for the next(…)