What’s New in Toys and Creative Play for April

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For budding artists – a Mosaic Stamp Kit. You’ll be inspired by this set of unique stamps with eight different designs. Watch the video to see how each stamp creates mandala-like designs ready for coloring with crayons, colored pencils or markers. Trying to inspire a future gardener/farmer? A great handmade Wheel Barrow and Outdoor Garden Tool Set, with two… 

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Firefly July – A Year of Very Short Poems

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Spring Rain beats down, roots stretch up. They’ll meet in a flower. – Raymond Souster I am so excited! The book we are looking at today combines the talents of a celebrated poet and anthologist, Paul Janeczko with the incredible incomparable artistic talents of Melissa Sweet. We have talked about them before – A Kick… 

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Have You Decorated Your Easter Eggs Yet…and other ideas for a Happy Easter!

Loving Easter greetings. Image via the NYPL.

Are you ready for Easter? I thought it might be helpful if I pulled together some things that I have seen around the web – I’ve focused mainly on egg decorating but there are a few links to activities. Enjoy! Did you know that McCormick has Neon Food Color? This chart has great tips for… 

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