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Books for children about death – by Holly Webb

7 Books that talk about death for children of all ages compiled by the children's author Holly Webb

Some topics are hard to address with children especially young children when they have no personal experience of the situation, death and what it means, how the feel about it and what happens are all things that we don’t really want to talk to our children about, and then when they experience death for the first time it’s usually with a family member and we are in a situation ourselves where the questions that children ask and how we feel make it difficult to express.

Finding books that you can read together with your child about death that are

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Story Book Summer – The Way Back Home

Moon based books and activities

Today we conclude our story book summer series – we’ve had 6 weeks of book based activities for kids from some fabulous bloggers around the world. This last week is Space Week and today Witty Hoots shares 2 books on the space theme The Way Back Home by Oliver Jefferies and Fat Cat The Moon so over to Witty Hoots for today’s last Story Book Summer Post.

Thank you to Rainy Day Mum for a brilliant book series and I am delighted to feature our two books about the moon today. A fiction book and a non-fiction book with

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Story Book Summer – Tanner Turbeyfill and the Moon Rocks

Make your own moon rocks - bringing books about space alive for kids

We’re getting close to the end of Story Book Summer and this week focuses on one of our favourite themes – SPACE – today I am welcoming Dusty from To the Moon and Back to share an activity based on the book Tanner Turbeyfill and the Moon Rocks.

Hello Rainy Day Mum fans! I’m Dusty and I blog over at To the Moon and Back about homeschooling, homemaking, and more. I have four young children (ages 8, 6, 4, and nearly 1) and we love to participate in hands on activities related to our reading adventures! Today I want

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Story Book Summer – ‘Whoops! But it wasn’t me’

Junk model Space Rocket

In this last week of Story Book Summer we’re sharing Space themed books and activities bringing them alive. Today I welcome the Fairy and the Frog to Rainy Day Mum to share a fun craft to bring ‘Whoops! But it wasn’t me’ by Lauren Child alive.

‘Whoops! But it wasn’t me’ is the tale of Charlie and Lola and Charlie’s very special handmade space rocket. Unfortunately, although Charlie warns Lola that it is extremely breakable she can’t resist touching it. Lola then has a big dilemma

We love the Charlie and Lola series by Lauren Child. With their quirky

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Story Book Summer – There’s No Place Like Space

Planet density experiment for preschoolers - together with the book There's No Place Like Space

Today we start the final week of Story Book Summer with one of my favourite themes – SPACE. Welcoming to Rainy Day Mum we have Carla from Preschool Powol Packets sharing a Science Experiment based on the book There’s No Place Like Space.

Hi Rainy Day Mum and friends! I’m Carla from Preschool Powol Packets, and I am super excited to be sharing one of our favorite space-themed books and a preschool science experiment to go with it!

We absolutely love There’s No Place Like Space by Tish Rabe. The language is lively and fun, the pictures are fabulous,

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Story Book Summer – Edwina the dinosaur that didn’t know she was extinct

Quick and Easy dinosaur feet bringing the book Edwina the dinosaur that didn't know she was extinct alive for kids

Our last day of the Dinosaur week as part of Story Book Summer and today I welcome Emma from P is for Preschool to share a craft based on the book Edwina the dinosaur that didn’t know she was extinct by Mo Willems one of our favourite dinosaur books.

My 5-year-old daughter Kay and I read Edwina, the Dinosaur That Didn’t Know She Was Extinct, a book that recommends itself simply by being from the wonderfully creative Mo Willems. Poor kind Edwina, wondering around, helping the humans whenever she can and beloved by all…except Reginald Von Hoobie Doobie, who

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Story Book Summer – Digging up Dinosaurs

Digging up Dinosaurs - fossil making bringing the book alive

With just over a week left of story book summer we’re still focusing on Dinosaurs and today we welcome Cassie from 3 Dinosaurs to share an activity from the book Digging Up Dinosaurs (watch out as we will be featuring an activity based on this next week as well as part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids).

Hi, I’m Cassie from 3 Dinosaurs. I’m a mom of 3 Romping, Stomping & Roaring girls! I blog about fun art & craft activities for ages 4 to 8. I also make a few free printables. Check out the fun activity that

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Story Book Summer – How do Dinosaurs Eat their Food

How do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food - dino picnic part of Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum

We’re going Dinosaur mad this week on Rainy Day Mum as part of our Story Book Summer Series and today we’re welcoming Glittering Muffins with their son to share an activity bringing the book How do Dinosaurs Eat their Food to life with a Dino Picnic.

We are very happy to guest post here on Rainy Day Mum with one of our few posts outside of our blog. Glittering Muffins is a Canadian blog that brings you recipes, crafts, activities and more, with our son Nico (a true dinosaur enthusiast and expert) as focal

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Story Book Summer – Three Little Dinosaurs Egg Rescue

Bringing alive Three Little Dinosaurs Egg Rescue with Kids - egg hunting and rescuing

 

It’s the penultimate week of Story Book Summer and this week we’re going Dino crazy with some Crafting, play and activities based around some fun Dinosaur books for Kids. Today I welcome Emma from Adventures for Adam sharing Three Little Dinosaurs Egg Race and a fun activity to bring it alive for young children.

Hello! I am Emma from Adventures of Adam. You won’t believe how thrilled I am to be appearing on Rainy Day Mum. I am Mum to 2 year old Adam. At Adventures of Adam we blog about “play activities that won’t cost the earth

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