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Kids Books & Simple Activities that Encourage Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Imagination from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Kid Who Named Pluto by Marc McCutcheon Books that Encourage Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Imagination Simple Back to School Activities that Encourage Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Imagination Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Kid Who Named Pluto by Marc McCutcheon Why we love this book: […]

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The Story of Baby Jesus: FREE printable book from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Writing the Story of Baby Jesus with Children “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book (blank version) “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book  (illustrated version) Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Why […]

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Snowflakes Tutorial, Art & Crafts and FREE Printables from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Tutorial “The Right Way to Make a Paper Snowflake” Ten Little Snowflakes Song Adaptation and FREE printable book Snowflake arts and crafts Disney’s Frozen – Movie Review Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Ken Libbrecht’s Field Guide to Snowflakes Why we […]

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Thanksgiving

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland Brainstorming: Compare and Contrast the Pilgrims Lives to Ours Brainstorming: I am thankful for ____________ FREE printable book: I Am Thankful FREE printable sentence puzzles: I Am Thankful Poetry Writing: I Am Thankful Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: […]

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Pets Theme Study Activities from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Wag A Tail by Lois Ehlert Dogs Collage Art Cut Apart Sentence Puzzles Cat Shape Collage Art I Love My Pet Drawings I Love My Pet Song Adaptation FREE printable song: I Love My Pets Shared Writing, Shared Reading, Journal Writing Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: […]

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10 Biographies for Children from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bull’s-Eye A Photobiography of Anne Oakley by Sue Macy writing a bio poem with kids FREE printable bio poem outline more great biographies for kids continued from last week Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bull’s-Eye A Photobiography of Anne Oakley by Sue Macy Why we love […]

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The Most Important Step in Getting Children Ready to Read from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Baby Bear’s Books by Jane Yolen Getting Children Ready to Read When to Begin Reading to Children How to Pick Read Aloud Books Read Aloud Tips How to Start Quiet Reading Time for Little Ones Book of the Week: Baby Bear’s Books by Jane Yolen Why […]

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Step by Step Lessons for Introducing Reading Response Journals from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Wonderful Book by Leonid Gore Supplies needed for Reading Response Journals Step by step how to introduce Reading Response Journals How to take Reading Response Journals to the Next Level Reading Response Projects Book of the Week: The Wonderful Book by Leonid Gore Why we […]

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10 New Favorite Read Aloud Books for Back to School from waddleeahchaa.com

One of our primary missions here at waddleeahchaa.com is to get great children’s literature into the hands of children. Do you have all the books of your wildest imagination? If the answer is yes, consider winning books here and donating them to a needy child, a children’s shelter, a foster home or a church. Each […]

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Post image for More Insect Theme Activities, Reading, Writing and Spelling: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Bug Little Bug by Paul Stickland integrating Thematic Studies across the curriculum integrating Thematic Studies across the grades FREE printable Book: I Like Bugs preschool and kindergarten word work preschool and kindergarten sentence writing Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Bug Little Bug by Paul […]

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Post image for Insect Theme Activities and FREE Printables: Book Pack GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Insect Book Pack GIVEAWAY Insect Watercolor Pencil Art The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins FREE printable book: I Like Bugs! Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bug Safari by Bon Barner I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown Bugs, Beetles, and Butterflies by Harriet Ziefert Why we love these books: To say […]

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Post image for Turtle Activities, FREE Printables and Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies FREE choice journal writing Turtles Make Ten Math Game Turtle FREE printable books Turtle FREE printable counters Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies Why we love this book: The book begins with a brief introduction […]

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Post image for Life Cycle of a Frog FREE printable book: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Growing Frogs by Vivian French word work and sentence writing FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank […]

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Post image for Island of the Blue Dolphins Reading Response Project: Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: GIVEAWAY of the Week: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Reading Response for Elementary Students Teaching Children how to Search Internet Teaching Children how to use Publisher Teaching Children how to Paint with Natural Materials GIVEAWAY of the Week: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card Book of the Week: […]

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Post image for 10 Little Ducks FREE printable book: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: 10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle FREE printable books: 10 Little Ducks (3 versions) FREE printable duck counters FREE printable book: I See a Nest Puppet Show: 5 Little Ducks Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: 10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle Why we love […]

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Post image for Ten Little Snowflakes FREE printables: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Rabbit’s Gift by George Shannon Song Adaptation: Ten Little Snowflakes FREE printable book: Counting Snowflakes FREE printable Snowflake Counters The Right Way to Make Paper Snowflakes: link to step-by-step photos Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Rabbit’s Gift by George Shannon Why we love this book: A […]

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Post image for Winter Lace Collage Art by Children: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week  at a glance . . . Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: COUNT by Dwell Studio Art explorations: Winter Lace Collage with Birds Book making: I See Birds FREE printable book: Birds Up In a Tree FREE printable bird counters I don’t have much free time to peruse the thumbnails at pinterest. But occasionally one […]

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Post image for Teachable Moments at the Zoo: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Elephants by Steve Bloom Why we love this book: Have you considered giving your children an elephant for Christmas this year? Yes, a real elephant! Last year, our family adopted a baby elephant. Yes, a real elephant. Since then books about elephants catch my eye. This elephant book by Steve […]

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Post image for Counting Pumpkins FREE printable book

Print this book FREE: I See Pumpkins I See Pumpkins: FREE printable book blank book counting numbers 1 – 10 teaches both cardinal numbers and number words children can draw, stamp or glue pumpkins into book book features simple, repetitive text teaching the high frequency word “see” book features dotted print for tracing and learning […]

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Post image for Fall Water Color Art by Children: Book GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week: Let It Fall by Maryann Cocca – Leffler Why we love this book: Fall is on its way. “Mounds of color, raked up high – Jump right in and watch the sky.” Time for raking leaves, a chilly gusty breeze, apple picking, mountain air and the County Fair. The soft water […]

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Post image for How to Turn a Struggling Reader into an Avid Reader: 10 Book GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: 10 Book Library Pack Why we love these books: This week I’m sharing my personal story with my son who was a struggling reader for many years and I’ll highlight a few of the strategies I used to turn him from a struggling reader into an avid reader. The most […]

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