Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins

Weekly Trip to the Library Prepare kids for fall nature walks with this bright, informative celebration of leaves by Ken Robbins. Acclaimed photographer Ken Robbins lets the blazing colors of 13 North American deciduous trees shine without technical assistance. Robbins provides life-sized reproductions of leaves, shown clearly against a white background, making it easy to […]

The Little Yellow Leaf by Carin Berger

Leaf Projects The Little Yellow Leaf is a great story to share with children during Autumn. After reading the book be sure to do leaf projects with the kids. You can purchase the book by clicking links at bottom of page. The Little Yellow Leaf is about a lone leaf that doesn’t want to let […]

Pick a Circle, Gather Squares: A Fall Harvest of Shapes by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky

Weekly Trip to the Library Pick a Circle, Gather Squares: A Fall Harvest of Shapes by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky is a great book to share with the children this Autumn. It captures the atmosphere and activity at a pumpkin patch. As the family takes a hayride through the pumpkin patch they point out many different […]

Emeril Lagasse Apple Coffee Cake

Cooking With Kids Nothing is more satisfying after school on a cool Autumn day than a slice of warm apple coffee cake. I found this yummy snack recipe on the Food Network web site. I’ve tried it both with the brown sugar glaze at the end and not and it’s just as good (and less soggy) […]

Autumn Hand Print Tree

Creative Wednesday There is no better time to do crafts with the kids then in Autumn. All you have to do is take the kids outside and collect brilliant red and orange leaves that have fallen from the sugar maples trees to use in crafts. If you live in an area in which the leaves […]