Ten More Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

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TEN MORE VALENTINE'S DAY BOOKS FOR KIDS It's February friends!  The month of love, chocolates and cupid's arrows.  OR perhaps like me, it's also virtual school, endless lockdown and chocolate.  As long as there is chocolate I'm all good. Here are ten Valentine's Day books for kids.  Ranging from parental love, first crushes, best friends and even some jungle giraffe love. If you want even more books please check out Ten Valentine's Books for Kids from last year and my Ten Valentine's Day Books for Kids from 2019 [...]

20 Christmas Books for Kids

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20 BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS  Here are 20 books for Christmas for you! 2020 has been a bizarre year to say the least.  But it has its constants - like the holiday season and cozy reading with your kids. There really is no better excuse than a global pandemic to cuddle with a cup of cocoa and these great books: The Tree That's Meant to Be by Yuval Zommer First on my list of Christmas books [...]

Playground Survival: St. James Park

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PLAYGROUND SURVIVAL Playground survival is back - how we have missed you!  I never thought I would miss pushing my kids on a swing or watching them tumble down a slide as much as I have. It's finally time to get back to talking about great playgrounds.  Which means great coffee and food too! As you get back to going to playgrounds, I saw a great idea from another mom on how to keep your kids hands clean.  She fills up a jar with warm, sudsy water [...]

TEN VALENTINE’S DAY BOOKS FOR KIDS

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Valentine's Day is around the corner so here are ten books for Valentine's Day. It's a cheesy holiday but it's pretty cute to cut out hearts and print Valentine cards with kids. Here is this year's list of ten books about Valentine's Day and love we currently have out of the library. We read these while drinking hot chocolate, stuffing our face with popcorn balls and snuggling under blankets. It's the only way to beat mid-February right? Hug Machine by Scott Campbell [...]

Kids Books About China

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Kids Books about China! This month I wanted to take the kids to China. Via reading.  So I found every kids books about China I could find. For the month of January, it made sense to focus on China.  Why does it make sense?  Because Lunar New Year typically lands in January. You don't have to be Asian to celebrate Lunar New Year.  It's such a fun and inclusive holiday.  If you live in a major centre with a large Chinese community - I am sure you can find events around the two week celebration. [...]

Cozy Christmas Books for Kids 2019

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CHRISTMAS BOOKS FOR KIDS Kids books about Chrismast is the best way to get ready for the holidays. It's the most wonderful time of the year . . . . To get cozy on the couch with your kids and read some holiday books! This is a list of some re-reads and new books to us.  All were enjoyed, all were read by the fire while drinking hot chocolate (or more likely at the breakfast table where I do most of our reading) and all [...]

How to Take Your Kids To Australia Without Taking a Plane

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HOW TO TAKE YOUR KIDS TO AUSTRALIA Without leaving your city (and dealing with a horrendous long-haul flight) Like our 'trip' to India and Japan, we recently spent a month reading books that take place in Australia (basically all the books are about Australian animals rather than the country), colouring pictures of Australia (urm, once again Australian animals), trying Australian food and visiting our Australian friends at the zoo. Here are our fun picks if you want to learn all you can pretend to take a holiday to Australia: [...]

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