Thursday, June 23, 2011

Summer


Books- Have not read all of them, but viewed summaries on the library website.
  • Mama, Is it Summer Yet?- Nikki McClure
  • Morgy's Musical Summer- Maggie Lewis
  • Carl's Summer Vacation- Alexander Day
  • Summer Beat- Betsy Franco (Two friends celebrate the sights and sounds of summer)
  • Mouse's First Summer- Lauren Thompson
  • Summer is Summer- Phillis and David Gershator- (Summer from a child's perspective)
  • Four Friends in Summer- Tomie DePaola
  • The Encyclopedia of Summer Olympics-David Fischer
Crafts

The link below has some fun and amazing summer crafts including a paper plate sun, popscicle matching game, ocean flower pot, watermelon craft, a homemade butterfly net and more.


Baking
  • Vanilla Pops (See below for recipe)
  • Blueberry Yogurt Treats (see below)

Vanilla Pops- from Highlights High Five Magazine
1. One cup of milk
2. 6 oz container of vanilla yougurt
3. Tablespoon of honey

Blend ingrediants and pour into paper cups.
Freeze for 30 mins to an hour and then insert Popsicle stick.
Freeze until frozen!
Eat!

Blueberry Vanilla Treats
1. Break up graham cracker and pour in bottom of cup
2. Add vanilla yogurt
3. Place blueberries on top


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