Roost Books, my publisher, sells lovely books on crafts, cooking, and family. As they say on their website:
Roost celebrates the small actions that can fill our days with joy—from crafting something special by hand to engaging our children in imaginative play, from cooking nourishing meals that delight our families to the discovery of the wonder of the world that lies outside our doors. We believe that these everyday activities, when approached with intention and creativity, can truly enrich our lives. That’s why we publish books that aim to nurture that kind of creativity, to inspire healthy living, and to deepen our connection to our families, to our communities, and to the natural world.
Needless to say, I am proud to work with them!
For their giveaway Roost Books is offering a great selection of their fun and thoughtful family books to one lucky winner!
Here are the eight books included in the giveaway bundle:
Playful Learning: Develop Your Child's Sense of Joy and Wonder by Mariah Bruehl
Playful learning is the magic that takes place when we meld a child’s sense of joy and wonder with thoughtfully planned learning experiences. Through the easy-to-implement, hands-on projects introduced in this book, you can engage your child in fun and creative ways that encourage learning and impart the joy of discovery.
Whether you’re a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a brood—and all the requisite gear—into the great outdoors, here you’ll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects.
It’s a Jungle Out There: 52 Nature Adventures for City Kids by Jennifer Ward
Just because you live in the city doesn’t mean you can't enjoy nature. This compact guide offers 52 nature-focused explorations, adventures, observations, and games that can help you and your child connect to nature while living in the city.
Touch a Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids by April Pulley Sayre
Turn your garden into a hummingbird hotspot, a haven for butterflies, and a thriving ecosystem that will delight and inspire the young and young-at-heart. This family-friendly guide to wildlife gardening leads you on a path to discovery, where trees are transformed into bird and animal habitats, where sunny spots are revered for dragonfly viewing, and where your entire garden becomes an animal-welcoming kingdom.
The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections by Amanda Blake Soule
Amanda Soule has charmed many with her tales of creativity and parenting on her blog, SouleMama. Here she shares ideas and projects with the same warm tone and down-to-earth voice. Perfect for all families, the wide range of projects presented here offers ideas for imaginative play, art and crafts, nature explorations, and family celebrations.
The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder Through the Seasons by Amanda Blake Soule and Stephen Soule
Following the course of a year through the passing of the seasons, this book explores the ways we can create deep family connections and meaningful memories through living in tune with the cycles of nature. From stomping around in mud boots in the spring to gathering around the woodstove in winter, our activities naturally change from season to season—from the rhythms of the seasons comes the rhythms in our homes, our hearts, our families, and our every day.
Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials Into New Family Treasures by Amanda Blake Soule
In Handmade Home, Amanda Blake Soule offers simple sewing and craft projects for the home that reflect the needs, activities, and personalities of today’s families. Filled with thirty-three projects made by reusing and repurposing materials, all of the items here offer a practical use in the home.
Plus my own book, of course!
This book provides the tools and inspiration to provide an art-rich environment that encourages children's creativity, imagination, and self-confidence. The Artful Parent includes over 60 fun arts and crafts activities as well as information on getting started, choosing art supplies, setting up an art space, and how to talk to kids about art.
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