Making Memories This July 4th:

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Remember to not only make learning relevant, and  meaningful, but also memorable!  I absolutely love taking out my teaching materials and making holiday memories while we learn!  This 4th of July celebrate our “Independence” by sharing with your little ones some history.  Learning can be fun and something we do each day!

Here are some of our 4th of July activities:

  1. Using our hands to paint the “Old Glory.”
  2. Listening to patriotic music.
  3. Reading about the history of our nation and our flag.
  4. Attending a community firework display.

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Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower (review by Kristi)

Amanda Flower is a remarkably talented writer, I have thoroughly enjoyed her books, and working with her was truly a blessing and honor!

Two Girls and A Book

CrimeFrom Goodreads: Rushing home to sit by her ailing grandmother’s bedside, Violet Waverly is shocked to find Grandma Daisy the picture of perfect health. Violet doesn’t need to read between the lines: her grandma wants Violet back home and working in her magical store, Charming Books. It’s where the perfect book tends to fly off the shelf and pick you…

Violet has every intention to hightail it back to Chicago, but then a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson’s poems from Grandma Daisy’s shop. The victim is Benedict Raisin, who recently put Grandma Daisy in his will, making her a prime suspect. Now, with the help of a tuxedo cat named Emerson, Violet will have to find a killer to keep Grandma from getting booked for good…

My review: If you like your cozy mysteries with a side of magic and humor then Crime and Poetry…

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