This is Mason, a kindergartner in Mansfield, Texas. According to his mom, Picture Day ended with an epic mom fail. But now it's just chalked up to one more crazy story for 2020. Look closely at the bottom left corner of Mason's picture. In the spot where his name should be, it says: I DON'T WANT THIS. That's because there was no spot on the order form to opt out of having a name printed on the photo. So Mason's mom thought she'd cleverly make that known by typing in those now infamous words. When 30 printed pictures showed up, everyone got a good laugh out of them.
Mason's mom perfectly summed up the experience with the hashtag: #if2020wasaschoolphoto
"Pirates Love Pajamas" is being sold at several Costco locations, bundled with other children's books. See if your Costco is on the list!
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Discover how each figure of the Nativity can lead your family closer to Christ this Christmas season. This children's edition of Celebrating a Christ-Centered Christmas will guide you through seven meaningful traditions inspired by the Nativity setting. These simple experiences are not meant to add more to an already crowded holiday season but to offer something different. They will give your family an opportunity to escape from the frantic bustle of the Christmas season and spend time reflecting on the baby Jesus and the miracle of His birth.
This interactive book invites children to watch each figure approach the waiting manger and encourages them to ask what they might have done if they had been there on the night Jesus was born. Seven beautiful ornaments have been created to accompany the lesson each figure teaches. Displaying the ornaments throughout the Christmas holiday will remind your children of the lessons they are learning about the baby Jesus.
This is Wade Williams. He's five-years-old and he's a published author. There is SO MUCH to love about his story.
Black Friday book sales? You bet! This promo code expires on November 30th. Have at it!
Buckley was an orphaned highland cow at just 5 weeks old. This is the story of the unexpected friendship that saved him. So sweet!
Release date: January 12, 2021
If I didn't know any better, I'd say this guy spent his lockdown at the North Pole tinkering away with the other elves. Santa needs to snatch these creations up. I love them! And tons of other people do too.
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In late October, one of my students delivered this note with his homework. It made my day, and it's still making me smile.
When life threw Julie a curve ball and took away her singing voice, she forged ahead (with her daughter at her side) to share her voice in new, exciting, and meaningful ways. She's a children's author and has now started her own podcast--Julie's Library--on which she reads stories that she hopes will bring families together. And regarding the difficult times that we have found ourselves in this year, she shares some powerful wisdom from her mother and aunt -- this time of struggle and uncertainty will, in fact, have a beginning, a middle, and an end.
Have you ever checked out Scholastic's weekly Dollar Deals? They're definitely worth it. "Yasmin the Superhero" is this week's Book of the Week, and it looks adorable. Visit clubs.scholastic.com to learn more.
I don't know how long the freebie will last, but "Pirates Love Pajamas" is FREE today on Kindle.
Did you know that book vending machines are a thing? I had no idea. Here's just one example...
Keri Smith, creator of the mega-bestselling Wreck This Journal, now brings her imagination and inspiration to children with this picture book that explores the very active experience of reading.
What if there were a book that changed every time you read it?
Actually, every book does this. We are all part of the books we read, because our individual reactions, ideas, and emotions make the book whole, and these things are changing all the time. Keri Smith has helped millions of people free their creativity and find their own voice with her interactive books, and now she brings that sensibility to children and to the act of reading. This picture book is an invitation to honor your own vision and to welcome imperfection. Kids will discover that reading can engage all five senses, and that what they themselves bring to a book is an important contribution. (And of course they’ll be invited to do a bit of harmless “wrecking”!)
I'm living vicariously through Auntie Coo Coo... tagging along during her shopping trip at Michaels. The vintage Halloween decor is CUTE.
Solve mysteries, become a secret agent, and find clues with a fun Halloween adventure! Order by October 23rd to get your adventure in time for Halloween!
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When you think back to your childhood, what stands out as some of the most vivid memories? The ice cream truck. Beach vacations. Snow days. Highlights Hidden Pictures puzzles.
Now, you can give your child the same memorable, skill-building fun with EAGLE-EYE Hidden Pictures Club!
For Experienced Seekers-and-Finders Ages 6 and UpEach 36-page book brings experienced young puzzlers more advanced hidden objects games that reinforce learning concepts while kids have fun.
Pass Down the Legacy of Fun and Learning
The editors at Highlights are experts at delivering Fun with a Purpose. The kids games and puzzles in Eagle Eye Hidden Pictures are both engaging and rewarding.
Every activity helps reinforce the skills your child needs to succeed in school:
But most of all, they're fun!
This should do it. No sound required.
This kid has some pretty impressive moves. Hands down, he wins!