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Teaching Kids to Knit

Teaching kids to knit develops fine motor skills and attention span. All you need are colorful yarns, bamboo needles, time, and patience — plus a few

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DIY Heart Book Valentine's Day

DIY Heart Book

I’m loving Making Books with Kids: 25 Paper Projects to Fold, Sew, Paste, Pop, and Draw by Esther K. Smith with illustrations by Jane Sanders and

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American Girl Samantha

American Girl Samantha

American Girl, Samantha, returns from retirement with new and wonderful books. (Seriously, I’ve read the books, so have my kids, and we really love them!) My daughters LOVE

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    Hi! I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. I love sharing good books & fun learning resources.

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