There is no trash. There are no mistakes. There are only opportunities to create. One of our favorite books of 2010 comes to life in this video as “Beautiful Oops” author/creator Barney Saltzberg delights a grade school classroom with live Oops-es. It never hurts, when holding court over a couple […]
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When selecting a gift for a preschooler, kindergartner or grade school-age kid, I’d like to think that you couldn’t go wrong with anything I’ve featured here on OWTK (especially the music). That said, below are some choice 2010 holiday gift options for young children, divided into 4 1/2 sections. MUSIC […]
BEAUTIFUL OOPS by Barney Saltzberg A lovely little board book determined to forever end the tantrum over ripped paper, misspelled words or stains on a masterpiece-in-progress. Saltzberg (Good Egg, Crazy Hair Day) gives kids not only ideas for how to transform an Oops into a Wow, but also the a-okay […]
Over the past couple months, Scholastic DVDs have been piling up in my office. Included in the stack are Max & Ruby’s Max’s Chocolate Chicken, the new ASL sign language formatted videos – a simply marvelous idea – for the classic Goodnight Moon, and The Wheels on the Bus Sing-Along […]
Talk about good timing. You know, with Valentine’s Day right around the bend. Noted children’s author and musician Barney Saltzberg (Good Egg, Cornelius P. Mud) has a new book and song that share the lovey-dovey title “Kisses”. The sweetly strummed (ukulele?) ode to smooches is sublime. Pick up a […]
Swine Flu be damned! The latest book from Barney Saltzberg (Good Egg) examines the frustration and joy of having a new baby added to your household, through the lens of an adorable piggy family. Satlzberg captures the big brother/new baby dilemma perfectly in “Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for […]
It’s that time of year again. You’ve already made (and potentially abandoned) your Lenten sacrifice. Now for the really hard part…deciding what to put inside your kid’s Easter Baskets!!! Sure, you could go 100% candy – but how original is that? Good thing Barney Saltzberg’s around. He’s crafted a quirky, […]