Posts Tagged ‘Summer Children’s Books, Learning Games and Printables’

Father’s Day Wordsearch Printable

Posted on June 18th, 2011 by Carolyn Hart


Here is one of our many free PDF printables for children – a Father’s Day Wordsearch PDF. Enjoy!

image of PDF icon  Father's Day Word Search

Free printable Father's Day-theme wordsearch for children

Our early literacy printables, including our Father’s Day Wordsearch are in PDF format, if you don’t already use Adobe Reader, you will need to use it to access the downloads.


You will find our selection of free printable alphabets here and all of our early literacy printables here.


Enjoy this Heat Wave With a Picture Book About Hot Weather

Posted on August 30th, 2007 by Carolyn Hart


Storytime Standouts writes about picture book Heat WaveHeat Wave – written by Eileen Spinelli and illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Picture book published by Harcourt, Inc.

What a sizzling combo! Eileen Spinelli and Betsy Lewin have teamed up to create the perfect bedtime story for a stifling hot summer day. Set in an era before air conditioning was commonplace, everyone in Lumberville is seeking relief from the oppressive heat:

Butchy Bezwick and Charley Pappas squirted each other with garden hoses and lay on the cool linoleum listening to the radio.

“Take me to the drugstore for an ice-cream soda, please,” Abigail Blue begged her father. “Please!”‘

Whether you and your child are experiencing hot, humid summertime weather or just wishing for one more blast, Heat Wave is a delightful summer-theme picture book that will evoke long-past lazy summer days and much simpler times. Ms. Spinelli’s prose and Ms. Lewin’s illustrations are a perfect match, evoking a strong sense of community and family.

Good fun for youngsters aged four and up, the is a picture book that adults will thoroughly enjoy sharing with children.

Note – Heat Wave begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday. If desired, extension activities could include learning about the days of the week.

Heat Wave at Amazon.comlink to purchase from Amazon.com

Heat Wave at Amazon.calink to Heat Wave from Amazon.ca

 


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