BOOK REVIEW: Mudpies to Magnets

Mudpies to Magnets, by Robert A Williams This is a terrific preschool science book! This book is divided into topic areas…”Science Center Activities,” “Construction & Measurement,” “Circle Time…” etc…Age appropriateness is mentioned, as well as words to introduce, things you’ll […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Good Earth Art

Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids, by¬†MaryAnn F Kohl This book has some really fantastic art projects for kids of all ages, all “earth friendly!” I especially love how the authors use symbols to help you quickly find the […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Sharing Nature With Children

Sharing Nature With Children, by Joseph Cornell This is a fantastic book to get ideas for activities to do with children, to teach an appreciation of nature. I’ve used some of these activities while teaching…but they are designed also for […]

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BOOK REVIEW: More Dribble Drabble

More Dribble Drabble, by Deya Brashears I love the projects in this book! Some fantastic art to do with kids…all focusing on the “process,” not the “product.” With children, particularly the very young, this is vital for their healthy development […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Sharing the Joy of Nature: Nature Activities for All Ages

Sharing the Joy of Nature: Nature Activities for All Ages, by Joseph Bharat Cornell The activities in Cornell’s books are just NEAT! I have used quite a lot of Mr. Cornell’s activities & they are great even with attitude-driven 6th […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Science is: A source of fascinating facts, projects and activities

Science is: A source of fascinating facts, projects and activities, by Susan Bosak Man did this book ever come in handy! This has every possible type of science activity you can imagine in it…most are very neat! (And for those […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Rain Forest: Interactive Geography Kit

Rain Forest: Interactive Geography Kit, by Robin Bernard Some of the activities in this book I had to adjust to make it more “hands-on” and less “teacher-directed, cookie-cutter art”…but there are some fantastic ideas in here if you are doing […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Playfair: Everybody’s Guide to Noncompetitive Play

Playfair: Everybody’s Guide to Noncompetitive Play, Matt Weinstein For those of you who remember “New Games,” you will see a LOT of similarity here! Including the fact that they both appear to be out-of-print. This is an awesome book for […]

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