Monthly Archives: October 2009

The kids’ holiday baking book : 150 favorite dessert recipes from around the world

by Rosemary Black. ( Catalog Listing ) Synopsis From Scottish Scones and Cupid’s Cupcakes to Grandma’s Hamentaschen, Halloween Haystacks and Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie — this a wonderful collection of fun, family-friendly dessert recipes from around the world. Rosemary Black, … Continue reading

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Kids’ fun & healthy cookbook

by Nicola Graimes ( Catalog Listing ) From the Publisher Put the fun back into healthy eating with this bright and colorful cookbook. This lively collection encourages kids to consider what they eat and how it affects their bodies, without … Continue reading

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Maisy bakes a cake

by Lucy Cousins. ( Catalog Listing ) Synopsis Let’s get cooking! Step into Maisy’s kitchen for a pull-the-tab, lift-the-flap adventure that has all the right ingredients for a fun introduction to science. Maisy is donning an apron, washing her hands, … Continue reading

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Quick & easy kids’ cakes : 50 great cakes for children of all ages

by Sara Lewis. ( Catalog Listing ) Synopsis Leave those expensive bakery cakes behind; now anyone can easily create kid-friendly cakes! Accessible for novices, yet inspiring enough for seasoned cake decorators, these 50 original cake designs are shown in color … Continue reading

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Snake cake

by Harriet Ziefert ( Catalog Listing ) Synopsis A cat turns into a bat, turns into a rat, turns into a hat! Just flip the pages and—presto-change-o!—a different word and picture appear. This bright, bold, friendly book uses phonics to … Continue reading

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Wopper Cake

Whopper cake by Karma Wilson. ( Catalog Listing ) Annotation Grandad bakes Grandma a whopper of a birthday cake. Includes recipe and directions for chocolate cake. Publishers Weekly Wilson (Bear Snores On) and Hillenbrand (Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the … Continue reading

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Kids Web Sites age 6-8

Learn Dolch Sight Words with Macromedia Flash Games What’s that Snake? What’s that Tree? FunSchool Games Boona & Kwala Kiddo Net Sesame Street Pauly’s Playhouse Matching Hats Seussville Peter Rabbit and Friends Coloring Pages Li’ll Fingers Coloring Pages NASA Coloring … Continue reading

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Kids Web Sites age 3-5

Learn Dolch Sight Words with Macromedia Flash Games Literacy Center Up – Down Julia’s Rainbow Corner PBS Kids The StoryPlace.org Barney & Friends Toddler Town Li’ll Fingers Coloring Pages Bob the Builder Nick Jr. Playtime CBeebies Children’s Television Workshop Kid’s … Continue reading

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October Craft Fall Wall Hanging

Materials: Burlap 7”x14” Large-eyed needle Scissors Sticks, beads, twine Feathers, small pinecones, acorn tops, pine needles, grasses, feathers, etc. Fray the sides of burlap by pulling long vertical threads from edges.  Keep the threads. Fold top of burlap over stick.  … Continue reading

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