Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Turkey Day Is On the Way!

Give Thanks
Thinking ahead to family gatherings, kids home from school, great meals -- original and leftover -- and round-the-clock football games on TV, we offer a short list of fun titles for kids:

Balloons Over Broadway : The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
Fancy Nancy : Our Thanksgiving Banquet by Jane O'Connor
An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott
Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes
One Is a Feast for Mouse : A Thanksgiving Tale by Judy Cox
Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey by Herman Parish
Giving Thanks : A Native American Good Morning Message by Chief Jake Swamp
Gobble, Gobble by Cathryn Falwell
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson
In November by Cynthia Rylant
The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing
Celebrate the First Thanksgiving with Elaine Landau
Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler
The Football Cookbook : Simple Recipes for Kids by Sarah L. Schuette

Let the Decorating Season Begin Anew!
In both 2011 and 2012, nasty weather interfered with more than a few Halloween decorating plans. We've heard tell that to many a hearty Boo! was added a heartfelt hoo...

Shake it off and join us on Saturday, November 17 @ 11a.m. to craft a very stylish Thanksgiving wreath. We'll provide a sample wreath, pictured left, and all the materials you'll need to make your own. Remember : the sample is just a guide and your personal touches and creativity will be what makes the wreath special to you and to your family. For kids ages 4-8; click here to register.