Captain Absolutely Comic Book Review

  I don’t read comic books. Ever. And ordinarily, I avoid them all together- especially when it comes to what my children read. That is until I came across Captain Absolutely from Focus On The Family. Captain Absolutely is the story of two friends, turned arch enemies after a sunflower seed induced radioactive explosion. Yes, you read that correctly. The seemingly innocuous seed caused one friend to become Captain Absolutely, and the other, Dr. Relative. Why Captain Absolutely … Read more…

Insect Activity Unit using The Very Quiet Cricket

The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle was one of my oldest son’s favorite books when he was small, and now my preschoolers get to enjoy it. The world of Eric Carle is playful and full of beautiful whimsy. I’ve always enjoyed looking through the beautifully painted pages with the kids. Looking at the artistic pages will no doubt inspire children to do some arts and crafts of their own. I’ve compiled some fun activities … Read more…

Circle C Adventures- Tales from the Circle C Ranch Review

From Circle C Adventures comes Tales from the Circle C Ranch ($7.99), a delightful new children’s book from Susan K. Marlow. We have enjoyed other books from Circle C Adventures and were excited to have the opportunity to review the latest product along with the accompanying lapbook, Andrea Carter’s Tales from the Circle C Ranch Learning Lapbook ($7.00). We received the physical book and a digital download copy of the lapbook. Circle C Adventures – Tales … Read more…

Thick as Thieves Book Review

At 8:30 a.m. I handed my 12 year old daughter a book to read for a review. A little after 6pm she handed it back- having read it all. At first I thought she was joking. 173 pages in 26 chapters had been quickly devoured in less than a day. To say she liked the book would be a huge understatement. The book was Thick as Thieves from Kregel Publications. The book is the first … Read more…