Sunday, April 7, 2013

Learning Through Play Spring Edition


If you took advantage of this offer, thank you! This special deal is now closed, but you can still purchase any product individually by clicking on the links below.

It's the Spring Edition of Learning Through Play!

Brought to you by Melitsa of Raising Playful Tots and Cathy of NurtureStore, along with some other talented bloggers, teachers and authors, the Spring Learning Through Play special offer is now open. (From April 8th to April 14th only.) We've put together a package of playful learning resources worth over $130 – available to you for $9.99. This super spring deal includes e-books, printables and an on-line course; and you'll find ideas on sensory play, outdoor play, art and crafts, positive parenting, learning to read and write, math explorations and lots more. -Plenty to use with your children all spring and summer long!


Details...
  • When: Available only between April 8th and April 14th. 
  • What: $130 worth of creative and practical resources for $9.99. Check out the detailed list of included products below.
  • How: After you purchase you'll get an instant download of each resource so you can start playing right away.


Here are the goods...
  1. The Garden Classroom by Cathy James of NurtureStore: The Garden Classroom brings you fifty-two creative and playful outdoor activities, giving you a whole year’s worth of garden-based projects to enjoy with your children. Value $9.99  
  2. ScienceArts by MaryAnn Kohl of Process Art and Treasures of Childhood:  ScienceArts inspires children to explore the world of science through art with open-ended experiments. 141 pages of art experiments amaze and delight children as they discover the magic of crystals, light, constellations, plants and more. All scientific reactions and concepts explained. Value $9.99  
  3. The Playful Family by Shawn Fink of Awesomely Awake: The Playful Family encourages and challenges busy parents to slow down and spend quality time together with their children, regardless of their age. With nearly 100 ways to connect, engage and play together this easy-to-read e-book is a must-have resource for any parent interested in becoming more playful and happy while raising children. Value $4.99  
  4. Connecting Family through Creative Play e-Workshop by Gina Kimmel of Connecting Family and Seoul and Katherine Lockett of Creative Playhouse: Connecting Family through Creative Play is a 30 day e-Workshop designed for families who wish to connect with their children on a daily basis through simple, creative play. These ideas are perfect for parents looking to find a balance between the everyday responsibilities and connecting with your child in meaningful ways that fit into your family’s daily rhythm. You will receive daily messages from us in your inbox with inspirations to play, ideas for connection, and resources to help spark your imagination, including access to a private Facebook community. {Please note this course is running April 29th 2013 to May 28th 2013 only and you must register on the course before May 15th 2013} Value $25  
  5. Alphabet Glue: Volumes Nine through Eleven by Annie Riechmann of Bird and Little Bird: Alphabet Glue is a downloadable e-magazine for families who love books, and aims to help more families to incorporate creativity, imagination and all things literary into their everyday routines. Each issue contains leveled book recommendations organized by theme, bookmaking tutorials, story-building activities, and hands-on projects that complement favorite titles in children's literature or teach basic elements of science. Value $11  
  6. Alphabet Summer Learning Pack by Erin Wing of Small Types (Me!) The Alphabet Summer Learning Pack is a collection of summer learning ideas organized around an "A to Z" theme. Use these resources to prevent the dreaded "summer slide" and build fun learning routines into your summer plans. Ideas are simple and flexible, so families can pick and choose the activities that work for their particular child and schedule. They provide opportunities to practice key literacy and math skills, and they leave plenty of time for lemonade stands and sand castles. Value $7  
  7. Pink and Green Mama Crafts: Backyard FUN by MaryLea Harris of Pink and Green Mama: Backyard FUN brings you 13 Art Lessons and Craftivities to create your own Backyard Fun Camp at home or in your classroom with step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and full color photos. The supplies for these fun and easy projects will come from your own art and craft stash, garage, hardware store, and recycling bin! Value $10  
  8. Alphabet Crafts by Allison McDonald of No Time For Flash Cards: Alphabet Crafts lets you create the alphabet from A-Z with fun crafts that promote more than just letter recognition. Kids will love making their own alphabet and forget that they are learning in the process. With 5 exclusive crafts never published on No Time For Flash Cards. Value $8 
  9. Alphabet Games by Malia Hollowell of Playdough to Plato: The Alphabet Mega Pack includes 12 hands-on games that teach children to recognize the names and sounds of letters - skills that are important for learning how to read. Each activity includes easy to follow parent instructions and helpful photos. The games are addictively fun for kids AND their families! Value $6  
  10. Raising a Creative Kid: Simple Strategies for Igniting and Nurturing that Creative Spark by Jillian Riley of A Mom with a Lesson Plan: Raising a Creative Kid will help you raise a creative thinker by simply setting up a creative environment, using intentional language, and nurturing mistakes. This easy read is full tips and tricks that will help you transform your environment into a creativity growth center. Value $7.99 
  11. 5 Minute Reading Tricks for Raising Rockstar Readers by Amy Mascott of Teach Mama: Fifteen 5-minute reading tricks that cover everything from teaching names to what parents should say during read-alouds, from learning sight words to reading fluently. It’s about rolling out the red carpet for our rockstar readers. Now. Whomever you are, wherever you are, no matter how busy you are. Value $10   
  12. Parenting with Positive Guidance: Building Discipline from the Inside Out by Amanda Morgan of Not Just Cute: Parenting with Positive Guidance gives you the tools for understanding your child’s behavior and effectively teaching and guiding your child toward increased self-control while fostering a healthy parent-child relationship. 100+ pages of information you can start using today! Value $9 
  13. Treasure Basket Play by Melitsa Avila of Raising Playful Tots: Treasure Basket Play lets you learn step by step how to make your own natural sensory baby play activity with a Treasure Basket. Includes case studies and interview with a sensory play expert on using Treasure Baskets. Value $8.95  
  14. Play Grow Learn Issue 2 by Christie Burnett of Childhood 101: Issue 2 of Play Grow Learn is packed full of playful fun with 55 pages and over 100 activity ideas. Includes ideas for creating family stories with internationally acclaimed author Hazel Edwards, an exclusive full color, printable sea themed bingo game, 12 pages of active and outdoor play ideas, recipes, art, literacy, creativity, construction, imaginative play, books and more! Value $4  
  15. Spring Literacy and Math Activities and Games by Christine Lanyon of Scribble Doodle and Draw: Spring Literacy and Math Activities and Games includes 15 fun learning center ideas. Skills worked on include, addition to 8, patterns, counting to 20, measurement, number sequencing, abc order, writing 3 letter words, rhyming, syllables, compound words and more. Value $8

*Please note: You can buy the bundle on any device, including computer, Apple, Android and portable devices. Downloads will be sent to the e-mail address associated with your Paypal account. The delivery system gives you 9 attempts at download within 120 hours, so you can buy now and do the download a little later if you prefer. We recommend you use a computer to download and then share to your mobile devices.