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NATURE & KIDS: FORESTS

05/14/2017,

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness”- John Muir Have you heard about the Japanese practice of “forest bathing”? (This is such an interesting article about it). It’s basically just being in the presence of trees! This “ practice is proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone […]

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ART & CREATIVITY: MY STENCIL KIT BY HERVÉ TULLET

10/09/2016,

My Stencil Kit is the latest from prizewinning creator Hervé Tullet.     Hervé Tullet is the author of more than 75 internationally acclaimed children’s books, including Press Here, Mix It Up!, The Game of Light, The Game of Shadow and The Big Book of Light. All his books seem to take the concept of […]

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Education

SPLAT!: ART HISTORY FOR CHILDREN

07/26/2016,

We continue to talk about art history for kids (we have spoken previously about Miró, Monet and Kahlo) with Splat!, a great book that traces art history through the artists who helped change its direction. Splat! is suitable for ages 8+ and was published this year by Thames & Hudson. Written by Mary Richards – […]

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EXPLORE! THE MOST DANGEROUS JOURNEYS OF ALL TIME

07/03/2016,

Published in April 2016 by Thames & Hudson,  and written by Deborah Kespert, Explore! will appeal to children around the age of 9+ with an interest in history and a passion for the great outdoors. Explore! is a fun and educational children’s book describing the real-life adventures of explorers past and present from across the […]

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JAPANESE ILLUSTRATOR SHINSUKE YOSHITAKE

05/15/2016,

I believe that we can use books as tools for helping children learn about the world. Rather than just focusing on teaching children to read, perhaps we should use literature and books to foster their understanding about the world. Today I would like to suggest you to discover Japan with your kids through 2 great […]

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PAPER ZOO: CREATING COLLAGE ANIMALS

01/13/2016,

Paper Zoo, by Oscar Sabini, is a charming and creative book edited by Thames & Hudson. You can make collage pictures of animals (a roaring lion, splashing hippo…) with this cleverly designed book, that includes 8 card sheets, 20 patterned paper sheets and 8 collage pockets. In order to make pictures in pocket pages, your […]

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ELEPHANTS: A BOOK FOR CHILDREN

11/23/2015,

Why do elephants flap their ears? How much do they eat? Why do they roll in the mud?   My kids love elephants and they keep asking me questions that I can finally answer after reading with them this amazing book (Thames & Hudson) Elephants will help you discover everything about elephants’ trunks, tusks and […]

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THE BIG ADVENTURE OF A LITTLE LINE

10/02/2015,

I was out walking one day when I saw it. A little line, lying by the side of the road… I put it safely in my pocket And took it home… So begins The Bid Adventure of a Little Line: a magical, creative tale of a boy and his little line, and their marvellous adventures. […]

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