not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
We were browsing at our local farmer’s market last weekend, when I came across a vendor selling winter bird feeders in the shapes of stockings, wreaths, and other festive motifs. They reminded me of the spring bird feeders M and I made over a year ago, and I thought to myself, I could totally make those! So, a few days later, we did :).Read More
One of M’s favourite stories is The Gingerbread Man, so it’s no surprise that he really enjoyed the book The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School, by Laura Murray as well.Read More
Across Alberta we’ve had to contend with mountainous snow drifts, skirling winds, and frigid temperatures dipping below -20°C; the last thing I’m dreaming of right now is snow! Nevertheless, after reading Eric Carle’s beautifully illustrated book, Dream Snow, I couldn’t help but be inspired for an art project for the boys.Read More
Ever since I introduced M to the story of The Gingerbread Man last winter, he has listened to it over and over on his iPad, retold the story in his own words, and recited it by memory to his little brother B. This year, I decided to create some felt board characters for M and B to retell and act out the story of The Gingerbread Man with. The felt characters turned out to be a real hit!Read More