Tag: play

Book Review: The Patch

My six year old daughter chose this book from her school library last week (probably because of the pink tutu, so I say, “well done illustrator Mitch Vane”). The Patch, by Justina Chen Headley, is an adorable story about Becca, who has a lazy… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Patch”

Book Review: Christina Katerina and the Box

Here’s a blast from the past! Patricia Lee Gauch’s 1971 classic Christina Katerina and the Box. It is actually older than I (barely :)).  I enjoyed the story as a girl, it’s one that I have really clear memories about.  Now my daughters love the book.… Continue Reading “Book Review: Christina Katerina and the Box”

No Budget Birthday Bash

My daughter’s 5th birthday loomed, and try as I might, I had absolutely no money.  Please don’t think that I’m being modest, I literally had nothing after our check went to bills and necessities. I thought to myself – “Ok, I’m a creative woman,… Continue Reading “No Budget Birthday Bash”

Moon Sand

My daughter just got Moonsand for her birthday.  It was fun to play with and molded well.  In doing some research before she played with it, I found a recipe for homemade moonsand which seems like it would be really easy to make.  The ingredients are… Continue Reading “Moon Sand”

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