Drawing

Inspire the Artist Within

Inspire the Artist Within

My daughter and I have a craft room that is utterly amazing.  We do a lot of self-discovery in this room and amazing projects are born.  If you are looking to discover the artist within, try these fun books fro Hachette Publishing. Stick it To ‘Em Color and create your own personalized stickers! Stick it(…)

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Hot summer days have kids wanting to play outside but at the same time have them sweating from the sun and heat. Cool things off with this fun toy and let keep the kids moving, laughing and having a good time. Whirly Whale Sprinkler This new ocean-themed sprinkler is compatible with standard water hoses. The(…)

Boredom Busters:  Activity Books for Kids

Boredom Busters: Activity Books for Kids

Mazes, doodling, puzzles…and more! The Big Book of Amazing Activities is jam-packed with hundreds of activities perfect to keep kids entertained on rainy days and long road trips. The Big Book of Amazing Activities will keep young minds sharp while sparking creativity. Age Range: 5 – 9 years Grade Level: Kindergarten – 4 Paperback: 128(…)

Book a Day December:  Post 8

Book a Day December: Post 8

I have recently been made aware of a wonderful December tradition for families and that is giving your children a book a day leading up to Christmas, starting on December 1st.  Maybe I have been living under a rock, but this is the first I’ve heard of this tradition.  As many of you know, we(…)

Build & Imagine launches the Draw & Build Dollhouse

Build & Imagine launches the Draw & Build Dollhouse

Laurie Peterson, Founder and CEO of Build & Imagine, has created a unique twist on her whimsically themed magnetic play-sets: allowing children to illustrate their own scenes with dry-erase markers.  A cottage? A ski cabin? A store? A doghouse? The tooth fairy’s lair? Kids aren’t limited to one design—they can draw new scenes and quickly(…)

All You Need is a Pencil

All You Need is a Pencil

The Weird, Wacky, and Unusual Activity Book Kids will be enticed to look up from the screen and pick up a pencil with these weird, wacky, and sometimes disgusting activities. Draft texts between yourself and a werewolf, learn weird trivia, draw bodies for monster heads and monster heads for their bodies, and play a gross(…)