Action Jackson

The Book: Action Jackson by Jan Greenburg, Sandra Jordan, & Robert Andrew Parker alongside The Usborne Art Treasury by Rosie Dickins & Nicola Butler Why We Read It: Big Kid is learning about Jackson Pollock at preschool by exploring the ways he painted. I wanted to extend this at home with some process art. What … Continue reading Action Jackson

Yellow Time

The Book: Yellow Time by Lauren Stringer Why We Read It: It’s currently fall here in Central New Jersey, possibly a little late for “yellow time”, but we have been watching the leave change colors very closely this year. What It Inspired: After reading we took a walk around the block to collect yellow leaves. … Continue reading Yellow Time

Butterfly Butterfly: A Book of Colors

This shimmery covered book tells the story of a little girl who sees a butterfly fluttering around her garden. She loses sight of the butterfly, but discovers there are many other different colored bugs in her garden for her to enjoy. "Butterfly Butterfly" by Petr Horacek, introduces youngsters to colors in a subtle, natural way … Continue reading Butterfly Butterfly: A Book of Colors