Resource Round-up: Magic Tree House Home Adventures

WHAT: Each week, Magic Tree House Home Adventures features videos from Mary Pope Osborne, activities, craft ideas, themed recipes, cross-curricular lessons, Family Trivia Night game ideas, fun surprises, and much more! WHY: Join Jack and Annie on exciting adventures—come face to face with animals in strange lands, do battle with warriors across time, get sweptContinue reading “Resource Round-up: Magic Tree House Home Adventures”

Mindfulness Moment with Molly

This week’s mindfulness moment is inspired by something called GISH. It stands for Greatest International Scavenger Hunt and was started by a man named Misha Collins. Here’s the link for folks who would like to know more: There was a mini hunt last Saturday and my family got ‘together’ as a team to joinContinue reading “Mindfulness Moment with Molly”

Resource Round-up: Everywhere Book Fest

WHAT: The Everywhere Book Fest is a virtual gathering of kidlit authors, illustrators, and books that will bring the book festival experience to young readers everywhere. It’s only happening today and tomorrow (May 1st and 2nd), so jump over to their website now! WHY: Now is your chance to hear from award-winning author Jason Reynolds,Continue reading “Resource Round-up: Everywhere Book Fest”

Parent-to-Parent: My New Coworkers

Have you seen the influx of all the new tweets and posts and memes from parents hilariously recounting the antics of their new “coworkers” as they switch to working at home? I couldn’t let this opportunity pass me by, so I’ve started sharing with my real coworkers at the library updates from my house. HereContinue reading “Parent-to-Parent: My New Coworkers”

Resource Round-up: 501st Storytime

WHAT: The 501st Legion is committed to doing good, while wearing screen-accurate replicas from the Stars Wars universe. Now they’re offering Stars Wars themed storytimes on their YouTube page! WHY: Who doesn’t want to see their favorite Bad Guys Doing Good now as Bad Guys Staying Home?! WHO: For Star Wars fans of all ages.Continue reading “Resource Round-up: 501st Storytime”

Activity Time: Skittle Science

Let’s have some fun with candy! Today we have two experiments with Skittles! If you don’t have Skittles, jelly beans will work.   Experiment #1 Make a Rainbow Supplies needed:  A plate or bowl  Skittles or Jellybeans Warm water You will want to use a plate or wide bowl that has a flat bottom and has enoughContinue reading “Activity Time: Skittle Science”