Short poems feature bugs that will be familiar to nearly every Kansas child, and children from other places, as well.
One of our favorite knitting books, Kids Knitting by Melanie Falick (read our full review), teaches children to knit through the use of rhyme: Under the fenceCatch the sheepBack we comeOff we leap. Each of the four lines represents one step in the process of making a knit stitch: Inserting the tip of the right […]
Yes, we do our level best to eat right. We avoid highly processed foods, we put fresh fruits and vegetables on the table with every meal, and we even bake our own bread. But when you live on a farm, sometimes the urgent takes top priority. So what do you prepare for dinner when you’ve […]
Agritourism is definitely not an enterprise every farmer will enjoy. However, for those who are energized by the idea of sharing the farm with the public, this business offers substantial benefits. Here are a few of the ways agritourism benefits the farmer, the community, and the public at large. Benefits to the Farmer All the […]
Have you ever wondered about the true stories behind Marguerite Henry’s books? If so, you may find the answers to your questions in Dear Readers and Riders. In this book, Henry has answered many of the questions that her readers asked her in writing again and again. She has explained the facts, events, and characters […]
When Johnny’s family moves west to find more room for their son to grow, the young man’s immense size proves to be a decided asset.
Searching for an inexpensive last-minute gift idea perfect for children? Take a look at The Worst Jokes I Know (and I Know a Lot!).
Looking for clean jokes for the whole family? Look no further!
If you are looking for ideas to bring a smile to the face of that gardener in the family this year, allow us to make some recommendations.
It’s getting to be that time of year again—time to admire the beauty of the stars and planets. For a simple, inexpensive introduction consider Exploring the Night Sky With Binoculars by David Chandler. Binoculars are a great way to get started stargazing, as they are easy to find and extremely portable, and this little booklet […]