“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” ~Walt Disney
Today we are celebrating the letter B!! And what a better way to do it, than with a party!! A book party!! Books are our favourite thing that starts with b! I set up a whole corner of our play space for the smalls and if filled it with buckets of books and plenty of blankets.
When the children first came to the comfy reading corner, we discussed all the things in the space that started with the letter B, like buckets, and blankets, and books!
And then the kids settled in and got comfy…
After all this reading, the smalls must surely be hungry! So I brought in the snacks! And we found 2 MORE things at our book party that start with the letter B…
Once we got our tummies filled, we went back to the business of reading. It was a lovely, quiet activity for the smalls…right before nap time is the perfect time for this kind of party. And really, it was very simple to put together. Not all activities need to be messy, or brilliant, or original.
Sometimes, we can learn the most from spending time together with friends, a good book and a yummy snack under a fairy-like canopy…
One last story, so we could learn about one more word that started with B… Goodnight smalls…sleep well. xo
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~Arlee, Small Potatoes
You are the most creative person. Your book area is so inviting and relaxing at the same time. Love your wonderful photos.
Thank you, so much!!
Oh I love the canopy! I would always read in bed much too often when I was supposed to be sleeping, but the blankets and canopy are perfect to replicate that lovely cosy atmosphere for reading. I got a glimpse of the TV that has been obscured by the canopy – lovely! Growing up, we couldn’t afford TV and I am so glad my parents did not try to. My life is so much richer for having read so much without the distraction that I now succumb to all too readily. You’ve brought back the memories of regular trips to the library when I and my siblings would pool our combined borrowing allowance from each of our library cards, plotting together to make sure we got a good selection of books to entertain us until the next visit. Happy days 🙂
Reading your comment gave me goosebumps…I used to go with my friends to the library every week as a kid. We’d pool together as much change as we could find and stop at the bakery on the way home. Sigh. Those were the days! (And yes, the tv is there for my wicked teenagers! 😉 The smalls don’t get to watch it! )
Aliens Love Underpants? I might love that book! lol
Hahaha! Yes, yes you would!
Me too! Me too! 🙂
THis is so creative and FUN. We have the Book Aliens Love Underpants, cracks me up every time (the chanting bit. HAha).
Such a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon (its rains a lot over here in Scandinavia 🙂
Oh my goodness… A mini book party… Soooo cute!!… We are major major major book fans in this house…if you had to choose one childrens book as your favourite what would it be???…. ;-)))… X
Oooo…tough!! I think I’d have to say Ferdinand. Love that story!
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I love your post, looks like a lovely refuge for the kids. To kelly: If I had to choose a favorite it would by Dr Seuss’s The Foot Book. I know that thing by heart, even today, and my daughter is now 26 years old!
I love your book area!
What a pity I have no room for it at my home… 😦
We often play in a “letter-game”, especially in a car! We find behind the window what starts with every letter… Now my younger daughter already can read, so we find each letter in written words we see.
Or we find letters on labels on car…