How to make a fun (and super easy) firefighter hat!
This morning we hosted Art and Play at the Busy Genie Etobicoke, and our theme was fire trucks! So much fun making the sounds of the truck and singing about firetrucks, and especially making our own firefighter hats! Here is what you need to make a paper plate firefighter hat: a paper plate (preferably the cheep, flexible kind) red paint yellow constructon paper a black marker glue scissors 1. Paint a paper plate red, and allow to dry: 2. While plate is drying, cut a crest shape out of…
Picture Books About Community Helpers - No Time For Flash Cards
Books about community helpers for kids give them a new perspective on the people in the jobs that are true heroes in our communities.
Rocket Straws By A Little Tipsy
Today is the beginning of my summer series! This crafty series will be full of fun kids crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer! You won’t want to miss a day of these fun
25 Picture Books About Cars And Trucks
If you have a child who is nuts about cars and crazy for trucks you have to read this list of 25 picture books about cars and trucks. Read the reviews and then make a list for your next library visit.
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Honk! Books for Your Truck/Train/Car-Loving Child - Modern Parents Messy Kids
After the popularity of Princess Books You’ll Actually Want Your Daughter to Read, Janssen and I knew we had to do a list for the boys. We settled on vehicles because that’s what the little guys in our lives are into (and my little girl as well – of course this list is for both …
Excellent books about rockets for kids. Fiction and nonfiction rocket books for space theme, rocket theme, or preschool science.
Fire Safety Week
Favorite fire safety books and activities for teaching and learning about fire safety preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
Sink or Float
This project tests student ability to predict whether an object would sink or float. As an extension, have students see if they can make an object change depending on how they drop it or place it in the water. ...
Construction Work Picture Books Kids Will Request Over and Over
10 of the best picture books for kids about construction work, trucks and diggers. Plus, a free, printable coloring page from one of the books included!
Book Mama: Best Books about Rockets
Best Books About Rockets I cheated a bit with this one. I took the rocket books I had listed in our Make Your Own Rocket Ship post and created a separate post here. The books seemed to be hidden th…
Blast off with a Book
By Helen Muxlow Helen Muxlow, Library Manager from Karori West Normal School has let us share her wonderful Space display. It makes a great impact! I like the title 'Blast off with a Book' and the school initials on the rocket. The rocket is made of card and just staple gunned to the wall giving a semi 3D shape. Thanks Helen.
Whose Hat Is This?: A Look at Hats Workers Wear - Hard, Tall, and Shiny
Put on your thinking cap and guess whose hat is whose. There are hard hats and soft hats, square hats and round hats. There are even very tall hats. Some workers wear special hats to help them do their jobs. Can you guess whose hat is whose? Learn all about the different hats worn by construction workers, police officers, firefighters, and more. An interactive, illustrated book with plenty of fun facts, Whose Hat Is This? by Sharon Katz Cooper provides a great introduction to some important…