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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Back to School breakfast ideas for kids

Back to school breakfast ideas for kids to get them ready to learn

Are you kids fed up with cereal want some fantastic breakfast ideas to kick start the school year and prepare the kids to learn throughout the day then check out these 7 days of breakfast ideas for kids to enjoy. Our mornings start early here – 6am is consider a lie in and when the kids are still asleep at 6:30 it’s a minor miracle in our household. We’ve adapted but now with both J and T at school for long days having a breakfast that keeps them filled up for the morning until snack time (sometime around 10) is

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Tuesday Tots – Summer 2014 Tuesday 5th August

Tuesday Tots - crafts, activities, family fun for kids of all ages

I am slowing down my summer, enjoying the days and the lighter evenings with the kids and my husband and until September I will not be featuring activities on a weekly basis for Tuesday Tots… But PLEASE keep linking up as come September I will be back on track and using the next 5 weeks Tuesday Tots linkies to create some amazing resources for you to find ideas for back to school (whether you homeschool or are supporting your children at home with their school work), themed early autumn activities and some fantastic play posts.

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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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