Read It, Make it: Paper Lanterns

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Read It, Make It: Playing With Lanterns by Wang Yage, Illustrated by Zhu Chengliang Lunar New Year falls on February 1 this year. One of the many traditions associated with…

Read It, Make It: Snowflakes

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Read It, Make It: No Two Alike by Keith Baker "No two snowflakes are alike. Almost, almost but not quite," are the opening lines of the picture book No Two…

Read It, Make It – Leaf Collage

Take a journey through Lois Ehlert's colorful landscape where all the characters are pieced together out of vibrant Autumn leaves in the story of Leaf Man, then make your own…

Read It, Make It: Hanging Bat Craft

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Read It, Make It: Little Bat in Night School by Brian Lies Little Bat was so excited to start school that he couldn't sleep. He had all of his supplies…

Read It, Make It – Unicorn Horn

Have you ever wanted to know the secrets of shining like a unicorn?  Well, Shine Like a Unicorn by Shelli R. Johannes, with its step-by-step instructions for discovering your inner…

Read It, Make It: The Peace Symbol

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Read It Make It: Three Lines in a Circle: The Exciting Life of the Peace Symbol It is hard to believe that the Peace Symbol that we know and love…

Read It Make It: In The Kitchen

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It is always fun to try a variety of foods. It is never too early to introduce new meal to your child. Even better, get them in the kitchen and…

Read It Make It: Random Acts of Kindness

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It is always the right time to talk to your kids about Random Acts of Kindness. Random Acts of Kindness promote emotional well being, connections with other, empathy and compassion.…

Read It Make It : Earth Day Craft

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Earth Day is April 22, but we really celebrate the earth every day. If I Were A Tree written by Andrea Zimmerman and Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong helps your…

Watch It Make It

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Here at Watch It Make It (Read It Make It) we are pairing a simple craft with the movie A Costume for Nicolas. Below you will find instructions for a…

Read It Make It: In The Kitchen

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Today we are making Blueberry Muffins! The recipe is from Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Maniac Muffins written and illustrated by Chris Monroe. This silly story is sure…

Read It Make It: Women’s History Month

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March is Women's History Month and a great way to introduce Women's History Month to your child is with a book and an activity. Michelle's Garden written and illustrated by…

Read It Make It: St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! St. Patrick's Day calls for celebration and what better way to celebrate with your child, than to read a book and complete a craft. Jack and…

Read It Make It: In The Kitchen

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We are back in the kitchen and making Bear's Vegetable Soup. This picture book includes a simple vegetable soup recipe. Spring is around the corner, but it can still be…

Read It Make It : Unity Handprint Wreath

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Goin' Someplace Special written by Patricia C. McKissack and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney is the ideal book to read as we celebrate Black History Month. Goin' Someplace Special is a…

Read It Make It: Valentine’s Day Craft

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Valentine's Day is around the corner. It is the time of year to let those closest to you know how much you love them. Porcupine Cupid written by Jason June…

Read It Make It : In The Kitchen

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This edition of Read It Make It we will be spending time in the kitchen. We are going to make a recipe from Whopper Cake written by Karma Wilson and…

Read It Make It: Lion Craft

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Lubaya's Quiet Roar written by Marilyn Nelson and illustrated by Philemona Williamson not only addresses sensitive issues our society is facing today, but is a heartwarming story of a young…