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Weekend Links: Fizzy Lifting Drinks, Anyone? #RoaldDahlDay Fun

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Can you guess what my most popular Pin on Pinterest was last week?

It was the one celebrating Roald Dahl Day (9/10) with a ton of fun activities, recipes and crafts for kids!

{Followed closely by the perrennial favorite of my Kindness Booklist for kids}


If you’d like to indulge in some Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-inspired Fizzy Lifting Drinks and much more, head over to Jump Into a Book HERE.

Roald Dahl


In the same of Roald Dahl magic, his The BFG book has made a comeback this year thanks to the movie by the same name {whizzpoppers anyone?}. So if your favorite Roald Dahl Book is The BFG, then you will LOVE this Dream Catcher Jar craft HERE.



With Halloween rapidly approaching now might be a good time to revisit my past post on another Roald Dahl classic, Witches.

This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches.” -The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Witches

And don’t forget the witches brew! It might come in handy if you meet a thirsty witch who needs something to wash her down Mouse-Turning-Chocolate-Balls !

Roald Dahl

This is also a great time to discover why my enhanced digital e-book The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory is appealing teachers and parents because of the ebook’s many extensions that relate to today’s criteria for common core. This unique ebook is a collection of inventive and creative book extensions inspired by the classic tale with the benefit of Common Core activities. Learn more about The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory HERE.

Happy Reading!

If you are in the mood for another and interactive 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.
  • 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