Weekend links is Jump Into a Book’s top picks for great blogs, projects, crafts, ideas and recipes for families to enjoy over the weekend
The November crispness is in the air, and you know what it makes me want to do?
COOK! CRAFT! READ!
(shocking, I know 😉
Fun November Food Ideas for your kids: MemeTales knows eating healthy is not always easy with kids. They have so many more exciting things to do like play and eat candy Thanks to some wonderfully creative folk who have shared their ideas, they have a resource with some great ways to make healthy eating fun and appealing for kids. Most of the links are with fruits and vegetables – and we chose these ideas especially because most of these are incredibly easy to do!
The Magic Craft Box: This is an amazing collection of crafts for you and your children to do together. 4 times a year, Donni of The Magic Onions Blog and the fairies in her garden, select wonderful crafts and activities for you to share with your family. Everything you need to complete the crafts come in the box. I’ll be ordering a few of these for the holidays for my crafty family and friends.
Imagination Childhood visits Tinkerlab: Imagine yourself as a child, running through a wide open meadow, making your own magic wand from a found twig, and building forts in thick woods, and you’ve caght the spirit of Sarah Olmsted’s book, Imagine Childhood: Exploring the World through Nature, Imagination, and Play.
20 Books about Thanksgiving Blogging friend Bernadette from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas has this wonderful collection of Thanksgiving books. Looking for some fun Thanksgiving themed books to read with your kids and/or students? Here are some of our favorites ranging from picture books for the Preschool level to chapter books for 1st/2nd Grade.
Teaching Kids: How to Give to Others Great tips on teaching our kids how to give, plus readers share their favorite charities. Go get inspired, I sure did.
The Birthday Tree A wonderfully inspired new family tradition of creating a birthday tree for each child in the family.
Keeping with the tree theme here is a great way to start a gratitude practice in your family or school by creating a Tree of Thanks