I get so excited to put away the books from one season or holiday and bring out the books for the next. And while I staunchly refuse to put up a single Christmas decoration (or unpack the box of Christmas pop-up books) until the day AFTER Thanksgiving – I’m willing to give a little leeway in my fall-to-winter turnover.
There’s a point where fall gives up. Overnight, it changes from crisp-aired, brightly colored, crunchy-leaved wholesomeness into chill, damp, murky blahsville. That’s when I’m ready to forget fall. I dive, instead, into the dream of a white winter – and pull out wintery favorites about snowmen, mittens, and wild toboggan rides.
This year, I’ve gone beyond the classic favorites and gathered up a particularly fine selection of NEWLY RELEASED winter-themed picture books.
I’ve paired each to a project that teachers, librarians or room parents could easily…
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