Books for Kids

Free nature journal resources for kids

We do lots of nature study here at the Yankee Homestead. Older Brother (6 yrs. old) works daily on his Nature Folder, which includes a Nature Observation Calendar and a  Clouds & Weather Tracker.  We also have blank Nature Journal pages that we use from time to time, especially after a more formalized nature excursion…

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Christmas Carols for a Kid’s Heart (for a parent’s heart, too)

Christmas Carols for a Kid’s Heart is the third volume of a series called Hymns for a Kid’s Heart.  The Christmas volume is the only one we own, although I’d love to add more to our collection. This will be our second year to use Christmas Carols for a Kid’s Heart.  We’ve really enjoyed it, although Older Brother…

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Favorite Winter Books for Children

Favorite Winter Books for Children

The following is a collection of our favorite winter books for children.  Each title is a treasured friend at my house and I hope your family will love these books, too!

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Favorite Thanksgiving Poems, Hymns & Scriptures

Add meaning and warmth to your family’s holiday celebrations with this collection of Thanksgiving poems, hymns & scriptures. Keep this list handy and simply read a poem at the breakfast table, sing a hymn at the dinner table, or share a scripture at your Thanksgiving meal.  It’s a simple way to elevate your Thanksgiving traditions beyond…

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Favorite Thanksgiving Stories for Children | Roots & Boots

Favorite Thanksgiving Stories for Children

My family loves to celebrate the changing of seasons and holidays with collections of our favorite books, such as the following titles from our list of favorite Thanksgiving stories for children. 

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Favorite Halloween Picture Books

Favorite Halloween Picture Books

As I mentioned in this post about local Halloween events , we don’t make a big deal about Halloween here at the Yankee Homestead.  When the kids get a bit older I’d like to explore the holiday’s history, but for now we just carve pumpkins in October and dress up on Halloween night.

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Favorite Picture Books for Fall | Roots & Boots

Favorite Picture Books For Fall

Celebrate apple season and autumn leaves by snuggling up to read a few favorite picture books for fall with your favorite kiddos.

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Good Night, Sleep Tight: Favorite Bedtime Books for Toddlers & Preschoolers

If there are little people at your house, you probably have Goodnight Moon memorized by now. And Good Night, Gorilla.  And possibly Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book. These all are wonderful books, and we do love them here at the Yankee Homestead. But sometimes, even Goodnight Moon can get old (even in Spanish). So, here are…

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