Category Archives: Book Ideas

Using Kids books as a springboard for learning

Brick Building 101 Review

My kids love Lego and I must admit I have often seen other people using Lego for STEAM activities and thought Wow what a cool idea we should do that and then I don’t.  Yip totally admitting to this – … Continue reading

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Does It Fart?

So there is a title I never thought I would write.  Ever.  But my husband bought this book for my kids and it is Honestly one of the BEST ones we have ever bought them.  This book totally engages the … Continue reading

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Myth Match Book

My kids have been in a very creative mode lately, they have been inventing all types of new dragons and other creatures so last week when the Myth Match book arrived it was a perfect fit for the current interest.  … Continue reading

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Toad in Troubled Waters

Both my kids love the Wind in the Willows.  We have an audio copy of the book and I have taken out a few different versions of the story from our local library for the kids to read.  They love … Continue reading

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Animal Planet Chapter Book on Snakes

I may have mentioned over a million times by now how much my son loves anything and everything to do with animals.  He loves playing games with animals, reading books about them and watching all kinds of documentaries on them.  … Continue reading

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Inky’s Great Escape

This has to be one of my new favourite story books that I have discovered – Inky’s Great Escape is all about an octopus escaping from an aquarium and is based on the true story of an octopus in New … Continue reading

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Viking Fiction makes fun learning

One of my son’s Christmas presents was a the set of How to Train your Dragon books written by Cressida Cowell.  I must admit that I when I ordered the set I was not sure if it was going to … Continue reading

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