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Gardening Theme for Children

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

…t soil, water and the water cycle, germination, pollination, fertilizing, composting, dealing with garden pests and urban wildlife. For this page, we have pulled together descriptions of some our favorite picture books about gardening and gardens and our our gardening theme printables for children. We hope you and your child will share happy times selecting and sowing seeds, watching as the seedlings peek out of the soil and grow into beautiful…

Lucy’s Secret – Planting Beautiful Ideas

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

…baby flower.’ Lucy plants the seeds and then waits and waits for the young plants to appear. Lucy’s Secret is richly illustrated and simply told. It will be a lovely accompaniment for your springtime seed planting and gardening activities. 32 pages, ages 3 to 5 Lucy’s Secret at Amazon.com Lucy’s Secret at Amazon.ca You may also be interested in our free, printable, Planting a Flower Garden sequencing activity….

Pumpkin Patch Fun! Picture Books and Printables

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

We live very near to several pumpkin patches. At this time of year, the leaves have died away to reveal gorgeous orange fruit. If you and your family have an opportunity to trudge through muddy fields to select just the right pumpkin, be sure to extend your child’s learning with pumpkin theme picture books and printables. The Biggest Pumpkin Ever written by Steven Kroll and illustrated by Jeni Bassett Preschool picture book about growing…

Timmerman Was Here, 2010 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award Winner

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Timmerman Was Here written by Colleen Sydor and illustrated by Nicolas Debon Picture book highlighting social responsibility published by Tundra Books Tuesday evening, November 9th, 2010, the winner of the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award was announced at The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s gala. Jury members’ comments about Timmerman Was Here were as follows, “This is a sublimely humanistic and memorable story about the…

Blessed with an Imaginative Grandpa and an Amazing Garden to Tend

Monday, June 8th, 2009

The Imaginary Garden by Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Irene Luxbacher Picture book published by Kids Can Press Theo is blessed to have a very special relationship with her grandfather, Poppa. When Poppa moves into an apartment, they decide to create an imaginary garden on his balcony. The first Saturday of spring is marked by the arrival of a giant, blank canvas. Before long, Poppa and Theo have created a long stone wall and beautiful blue…

Picture Dictionaries, Sight Words

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Free printable picture dictionaries and sight words for children Step 1 – Make sure you have Adobe Reader. If you don’t have it, please click on the ‘Get Adobe Reader’ button to install it for free. Step 2 – Pin this page, bookmark this page, share this page, “Like” us on Facebook or sign up for our newsletter. Step 3 – Choose from any of our 250 free downloads, including these free picture…

Earth Day

Monday, January 31st, 2011

…part of the bounty. Appropriate for children aged four and up Lessons from Mother Earth at Amazon.com Lessons From Mother Earth at Amazon.ca Lucy’s Secret – written and illustrated by Mireille Levert Picture book about gardening published by Groundwood Books When Lucy visits Anna Zinnia’s garden, she is enchanted by all she sees; beautiful flowers and busy insects. When Anna Zinnia reveals a box of seeds, she tells Lucy, ‘In each seed lies…

Spring Theme Printables for preschool and kindgergarten

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Easter and Spring theme free printables for children that you can download and use at home or in a classroom right away. Step 1 – Make sure you have Adobe Reader. If you don’t have it, please click on the ‘Get Adobe Reader’ button to install it for free. Step 2 – Pin this page, bookmark this page, share this page, “Like” us on Facebook or sign up for our newsletter. Step 3 – Choose from any of…

Summer and Camping Theme Picture Books and Printables for Young Children

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

…In the Tree House has also been nominated for a 2013 Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Award. In the Tree House at Amazon.com In the Tree House at Amazon.ca You may also be interested in our page with gardening resources Summer and Camping Theme Printables for Young Children If you are spending your weekend at a beach, having a picnic or camping, why not follow-up with a learning activity or two? We offer more than 200…

Woolly Foursome Finds Friends: The Baabaasheep Quartet

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

…life style – decorating a high rise apartment, attending the opera and dining out. But, they can’t seem to find a way to find new friends. Sadly, they just don’t seem to fit in with city dwellers. Part time gardening jobs are fine until the flower bed looks altogether too delicious. Even their hoof-made baby sweaters have two extra legs! One day, to their delight, they learn of an upcoming Baabaasheep Quartet contest. They feel…

Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Kites – it must be May

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

…We’ve just added three new downloads to the site to help youngsters celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and kite flying.   Things You Can Learn From Mom…

Earth Day Printables For Children Promote Environmental Awareness

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

…onment, Recycling and Other Ways to Care for Our World You will also be interested in our page highlighting picture books about caring for our environment, recycling and reducing our environmental footprint or our page about gardening with children. Terrific resources for Earth Day and Arbor Day Our early childhood printables, including our Earth Day printables are in PDF format, if you don’t already use Adobe Reader, you will need to use…

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