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Weekend Links Earth Day, Garden and Other Assorted Book Fun

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Welcome to Weekend Links!

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So far this month has been jam-packed with insightful education, booklists, outdoor activities and cool nature resources for kids and parents interested in raising global citizens.  I would like to share them this weekend as my Weekend Links Round-up. Enjoy!

Check out my guest post at Kid Lit Celebrates Women’s History Month; The Mother of Trees Wangari Maathai -so honored to be included!

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This was shared by one of our dedicated readers Donna Marie and the it’s from the author of the Secret Garden’s house. Bookish Illuminations; Entering The Secret Garden at Great Maytham Hall. It’s fantastic!!

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How to Find Children’s Books in Spanish in One Easy Step from Spanish Playground

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5 Amazing Multicultural Novels in Verse and the Kid Lit Blog  via PragmaticMom

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10 Simple Ways Kids Can Celebrate Earth Day-via Multicultural Kids Blogs

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We Need Diverse Books Tells AWP 2015: Write Diverse Books That Sell  via Publishers Weekly


Reading: It’s good for their health.  Harper Collins Children’s Books

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Grab it before it’s GONE! My Free Curious George Gets a Medal Rocketship Craft and Activity!

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Get Out in to the Garden! Have you missed the last few Secret Garden Wednesdays? These are too much fun not to read!

If you are in the mood for another and inactive story, check out the enhanced digital eBook for kids, The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory!

The Ultimate Guide To Charlie And The Chocolate Factory is a step by step roadmap to this magical world.   Just some of the fun includes:

  • A story filled with beautiful graphic illustrations including tantalizing Treasure Maps and vibrant tutorials.

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  • Over 20 Crafts and activities that not only entertain, but educate.
  • You get to jump inside the book and enjoy creating the adventures yourself (Templates, maps, and more are included.)
  • Ever wonder where chocolate comes from? Or how gum is made?  Wonder no more. Now you get to make your own.
  • Conduct activities in the areas of crafting, cooking, and game-playing as well as exploring many facets of candy production.
  • The option to take Charlie’s journey over the course of several days or take shorter journeys if you wish.
  • The creation of a new ritual of reading time with your family and the opportunity to experience the reading of this imaginative tale as a group activity, not a solitary event.

Go HERE to learn more and grab your copy from iBooks!

The Ultimate Guide to Charlie

 

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