Playing fills my well.
It fills my family’s well, too.
Now you can put playing a priority in your own life with these books I’m so happy to recommend to you. These ladies really know their stuff and the books and resources are packed full of fantastic creative and practical ideas that you can use with your children. There are thirteen different authors all with creative and truly fun ways to be more connected, playful and positive in your days as a parent.
Please reach out to these ladies and buy their books.
The Garden Classroom, by Cathy James of Nurturestore
The Garden Classroom brings you fifty-two creative and playful outdoor activities, giving you a whole year’s worth of garden-based projects to enjoy with your children. Value $9.99
Exploring More Great Artists Volume 2 Lesson Plans, by MaryLea Harris of Pink and Green Mama
Exploring More Great Artists Volume 2 is a 79-page e-book PDF featuring 13 complete art lessons exploring the life and work of 10 great artists with full color photo directions, step-by-step instructions, and supply lists. Value $10
Alphabet Crafts, by Allison McDonald of No Time for Flashcards
Alphabet crafts is a complete resources of letter crafts from A-Z. Value $8
Alphabet Glue, by Annie Riechmann of Bird and Little Bird
These three editions of Alphabet Glue are literary-themed e-magazines for families, filled with projects, printables, activities and booklists. (editions 7, 8 and 9)Value $12
Play Grow Learn Issue 1, by Christie Burnett of Childhood 101
Bursting with ideas for playing inside and outside, with activities for moving, talking, cooking, creating, thinking, singing, imagining and constructing, Issue 1 of Play Grow Learn includes 62 pages of inspiration for parents and educators of children from birth to 5 years. Value $4
Raising a Creative Kid: Simple Strategies for Igniting and Nurturing that Creative Spark, by Jillian Riley of A Mom with a Lesson Plan
Just what you need to transform your environment into a creativity growth center, Raising a Creative Kid includes creative exercises following each of the sections that makes moving into a creative lifestyle as easy as possible. Value $7.99
Parenting with Positive Guidance: Building Discipline from the Inside Out, by Amanda Morgan of Not Just Cute
Parenting with Positive Guidance gives you the tools for understanding your child’s behavior and effectively teaching and guiding your child toward increased self-control while fostering a healthy parent-child relationship. Value $9
Read and Write at Home, by Erin Wing of Small Types
Read and Write at Home is a collection of resources and printables to help parents establish fun literacy routines at home. Value $4.25
Everyday Sensory Alphabet Activities, by Melitsa Avila of Raising Playful Tots
Everyday Sensory Alphabet Activities is your go to solution for wriggly jiggly children who want to craft and play with alphabet activities that focus on the process along with audio from educators about alphabet learning to set things going in the right direction. Value $9
It’s Turkey Time Literacy and Math Printables for Prek-K, by Christine Lanyon of Scribble Doodle Draw
It’s Turkey Time Literacy and Math Printables for Prek-K brings you fun literacy and math activities teachers and parents can use to encourage learning during the Thanksgiving holiday. Value $5
The Playful Family, by Shawn Ledington Fink of Awesomely Awake
The Playful Family brings you nearly 100 ways to play and engage as a family even during the busiest times. Value $4.99
Mudworks Bilingual, by MaryAnn Kohl
Mudworks Bilingual is a best-selling Spanish / English bilingual work from the award winning author MaryAnn Kohl, with fifty of the best squishy kid-tested art activities and recipes. Value $14.95
Arty’s Art Projects, by Sally Haughey of Fairy Dust Teaching
In Arty’s Art Projects, Arty the gnome shares twenty five of his art projects. Value $7.99