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Weekend Links: Weekly Recap of Book-Related Fun

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Weekend Links

Welcome to weekend links! This is my opportunity to share all the wonderful links and book-related ideas I have come across along with a sprinkling of JIAB news. First, here’s some fun ideas and links from my wonderful blogger friends:

How many times have you had to remind your kids to “pick up their books!” Nicolette from Powerful Mothering has a great post on How To Teach Kids To Care for Books.

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The Owl’s Skull has a wonderful and unique post that explores maps from our favorite children’s books: Sketching the Imagined World: Maps in Our Favorite Children’s Books

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Dolen Diaries has a great Halloween Booklist to help your kiddies get in the mood for the season.

Halloween Children's Stories

And if you care to have a fun snack while you are map readin and book readin, Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails has an adorable Yogurt Cup Monsters idea!

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This week has been a super busy month at Jump Into a Book as usual and I have some fun things I’d like to share.

This week I was lucky enough to be a contributor at Library Adventures! My post was inspired by one of my favorite fictional characters Pippi

Longstocking so I shared an activity to make …..

Pippi Longstockings

LONG STOCKINGS! Read more of this fun guest post and activity on Library Adventures.

Bloggers Unite! Don’t forget yesterday was the kick off of yet another Saturday Book Club Linky Party! If you have book-related or Halloween-related crafts, activities and recipes, feel free to link them up on our Linky Page. The more the merrier!

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 Be sure and visit BookBoard this week as well. BookBoard is a excellent book subscription service with over 400 unlockable books, Bookboard’s goal is to create motivated readers — as kids read, they’re rewarded by unlocking new books to add to their collections. This system is carefully designed, and proven to motivate and engage. In the words of one parent, it’s “shockingly effective,” so take a look at some of our favorites below and start reading, today or check out their latest bookshelf.

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