Last week I took the kids to the library for the first time since moving to Ohio and I signed up for a library card. They have a special card here for teachers where you get extra books and longer check-outs. The kids and I were really excited.
The problem with the library is I did not plan it out all that well. I knew I was going to the library and I was going to get a card but I didn't know what I wanted for book...or heck, anything. The kids went a little book crazy and started pulling random things off the shelf. Lots of stuff we would never have read made it into the bag and it was a disaster.
I'm planning better this week. I went online to our local library website and set aside some fun books. Yup, all I have to do is show up and they'll be there waiting! I will probably allow the kids to explore some but for me the hard work of finding the books is already done!
This week...enjoy Mom's Library and my collection of FALL BOOKS to read and a snack to share! Oh...and don't forget to enter the giveaway for Grandparents CD, mini washboard & maracas -- thanks to Crystal!
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Tot School: Early Literacy Activities
This link doesn't shout fall but it has a great idea. Why not gather books with some other activities and share them all together with our kids? I love it! So, use the book lists...the crafts....and the snack below to make a rocking day! Special thanks to Jennifer F. @ The Good Long Road for the great idea!
14 Cozy Kids Books that Celebrate Fall
Here are some great books to look for when you're at the library the next time. These books are great for preschoolers and Kindergarteners. I think even my second grader may enjoy some of them! I have already added a few to my pick up list...and I cannot wait!!!!! Thanks to Jacquie over at KCEdventures for the great link up!
7 Witch Stories for Kids
If you are looking for some additional books -- you may want to consider Halloween! It's just around the corner! Thanks to Alice at Mums Make Lists you have a great list of books ready to go....and a link-up to some fun Halloween ideas! There are tons listed so you want be bored looking around!!
8 Leaf Activities
I've shared tons of books -- now how about some great leaf activities to go with all those autumn themed books! The kids will absolutely love participating in these decorations and they will look great around your house! Thanks to Angela at Teaching Mama for the great ideas!
Easy No Bake Granola Bars
You have the books, the crafts...now here are the eats! Do these not look delicious and easy? They are NO bake!!! And, totally festive!!!
Can't wait to try these! Thanks Jaime at Frogs, Tails & Puppy Dog Tails for the link!
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