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  • '10, 9, 8...Owls Up Late!' Book Review
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    ’10, 9, 8…Owls Up Late!’ Book Review

    My preschool son absolutely adores owls. Whenever I take him to a zoo, he asks to see any owls first. During the holidays, he even asked for an owl toy. He also loves reading books with me and his sisters. When recently offered the chance to review 10, 9, 8…Owls Up Late! written by Georgiana […] More

  • Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft
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    Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft

    With cold winter weather upon us, my kids and I have been hard at work making crafts to pass the time away stuck indoors. One of our recent winter-themed crafts was a sparkly snowy owl made from plain paper plates. Materials Three white paper plates Orange paper Wiggle eyes White or silver glitter Glue Scissors […] More

  • O Is for Owl Handprint Craft
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    O Is for Owl Handprint Craft

    O is for owl! Help your toddler learn about the letter O by making a fun owl handprint craft. Materials Dark brown, light brown, orange, white, and black nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some dark brown paint onto the cardboard. Use a paintbrush […] More

  • Halloween Owl Toilet Paper Roll Craft
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    Halloween Owl Toilet Paper Roll Craft

    Owls crafts make for a perfect autumn or Halloween activity! Help celebrate the season and holiday with your young child by making a simple but fun Halloween owl toilet paper roll craft. Materials Toilet paper rolls Nontoxic paint Blank paper Paintbrush Scrap cardboard Black permanent marker Scissors Glue Instructions Fold in the tops of the […] More

  • Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft
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    Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft

    Owls remind me of fall and Halloween! Help celebrate the season and holiday with your young child by making a simple but fun autumn Halloween owl footprint craft. Materials Purple, green, brown, black, white, orange, red, and yellow nontoxic paint Blank paper Paintbrush Scrap cardboard Cotton balls Paintbrush Instructions Pour some purple paint onto the […] More

  • Cover of Wow! Said the Owl
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    ‘Wow! Said the Owl’ Book Review

    My toddler daughter is currently working on mastering her colors. For the most part, she can name all the basic colors. Because she also really likes owls at the moment, Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood is a perfect book for her. In Wow! Said the Owl, one curious owl decides to stay up […] More

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    ‘Little Hoot’ Book Review

    All Little Hoot the young owl wants is a reasonable bedtime like all his friends. Unfortunately, Mama Owl and Papa Owl insist that he stay up late like owls should. Little Owl spends all night playing, jumping, and grumbling about not being allowed to go to bed early. Little Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthal with […] More

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    ‘Owl Howl’ Book Review

    My toddler daughter loves owls. Recently I checked out Owl Howl by Paul Friester and Philippe Goossens from our local library for her. Although recommended for kids between the ages of 3 and 5, my two-year-old also seemed to enjoy the story about a little owl lost. “One afternoon in the forest, the air was […] More

  • Halloween Owl Handprint-Footprint Craft
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    Halloween Owl Handprint-Footprint Craft

    Making handprint and footprint crafts for each holiday is a great activity to share with young children. My daughter and I are having a blast making print paint pictures in celebration of Halloween. Last week I shared the spider and black cat handprint craft that she and I made together. For a second Halloween handprint […] More