The night sky and its constellation are filled with legend, lore, science and wonder. This week we have three books and one activity which will help teach Constellations and Legends to parents and young readers alike. Enjoy! #Kidlit Books that Teach Constellations and Legends #Kidlit Books that Teach Constellations and Legends | The Story of Ursa… Read More Stories from a Night Sky: #Kidlit Books that Teach Constellations and Legends
It’s Frog Week at the Natural Nester Summer Camp. I was recently hiking in the mountains and spied a very small tree frog. He was so cute and it made me think of the book It’s Mine by Leo Lionni. ” On the island lived three quarrelsome frogs named Milton, Rupert, and Lydia. They quarreled and… Read More It’s Mine by Leo Lionni
As the bees start to buzz and the birds start hopping about, I’ve noticed a whole slew of delightful bloggers sharing wonderful nature-based activities. Just in time for summer vacation too. Here’s some of my favorites: This Miniature Fairy Herb Garden from Sun Hats & Wellie Boots absolutely stole my heart. Looking for a creative… Read More Weekend Links: More Fun Nature-based Activities
The much anticipated At-Home Summer Natural Camp e-Curriculum has BEGUN and Jump Into a Book is very proud to be a part of the summer campaign of fun and education for kids. Don’t have your eCirriculum yet? Click the link below and head over to Nature Nester for more details and ordering info: Click here… Read More IT’S TIME! The At Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum has Begun!
As part of our Natural Nester At Home Summer Nature Camp book jumps we’re jumping into a wonderful tale about a very endearing inch worm in the book Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni. Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came… Read More Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni: Book Jump and Craft Activities
I don’t know where you live, but where I live Spring came very late this year and it is still cold and rainy. We’re ready to see the sun. I know many of our friends in the Midwest United States feel the same way. What if we could bake bread in the shape of the… Read More Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven Review and Happy Sun Bread Recipe
As one of the camp counselors for the At-Home Summer Nature Camp eCurriculum (starts May 20) we are so excited to be creating book and media recommendations (“book jumps”) for each of the eight weekly themes of the nature camp. So when you embark upon At Home Summer Nature Camp’s “Sun Fun” week, or “Ponds… Read More An On-line Nature-based Summer Camp and a BIG Book Giveaway!
The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco Patricia Polacco is a very favorite author/illustrator so I decided to not only review her wonderful book, “The Bee Tree” , but to also bee kind, bee creative and muster up some fun honey bee activities! This charming book features a real life book adventure between a grandfather… Read More The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco (and Honey Bee Activities!)