Puzzle Books for Kids

Puzzle Books for Kids

I love a good word search, a sudoku puzzle, or even a spot the difference book.  Growing up my favorite magazine was “Games.”  Today we bring you intriguing puzzle books for kids. Crossword Puzzles for Clever Kids Perfect for trips, rainy days, or downtime, these crosswords will entertain kids for hours. You’re never too young(…)

Scripps National Spelling Bee Books

Scripps National Spelling Bee Books

It’s the Scripps National Spelling Bee’s mission to help students improve their spelling abilities, increase their vocabularies, and develop confidence and skills that will benefit them wherever life takes them. The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest and longest-running educational promotion, inspiring millions of students across the country and around the globe to(…)

Intriguing Stories for Elementary School Children

Intriguing Stories for Elementary School Children

A beautifully illustrated retelling of Oscar Wilde’s classic story Originally published by Oscar Wilde in 1888, The Happy Prince is the much- loved story of a gilded statue, a kind- hearted Swallow, and generosity of spirit. Bound for Egypt, a Swallow takes refuge at the feet of a golden and bejeweled statue of a prince erected in(…)

Books About Friendship & Gratitude

Books About Friendship & Gratitude

Friends can be a hard thing for kids to understand.  Friendships are hard to get, keep and maintain for many.  Here are books that explore friendships and help kids to understand them better. Mango Delight What happens when your BFF becomes your EFF . . . EX-Friend-Forever? When seventh-grader Mango Delight Fuller accidentally breaks her(…)

An Out-Of-This-World Adventure

An Out-Of-This-World Adventure

To the Moon – A Sydney & Simon Adventure Synopsis The chance to meet astronaut Kris Kornfield is a dream come true for twins Sydney and Simon. But first they have to come up with the most creative project about the Earth’s moon. While Sydney’s work is all about the art, and Simon’s is all(…)

Cool Projects with Smithsonian Maker Lab

Cool Projects with Smithsonian Maker Lab

Welcome to Science Saturday.  Here at Mom-Spot, we love STEM and projects you can do at home.  Today, we’d like to introduce you to a fantastic book from DK – Smithsonian Maker Lab.  With this book you can build, invent, create and discover. The materials for all of the activities are easy to get and(…)