Ann Courcy's Blog – July 2011 Archive (2)

Take It Outside - Being in the Rain

Turn off the screens—the television, the computer, the video games. Take time from work, from chores, from the day-to-day tasks that keep us busy. Adults and children, take it outside. Each week I will challenge you to see and hear new things—to hunt the woods for wildflowers, to find shapes in nature, to sit by the waterside and listen for unique sounds. So much to…

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Added by Ann Courcy on July 27, 2011 at 6:58pm — No Comments

A Great Summer Read - The Rose in My Garden

The Rose in My Garden is a wonderful collaborative work by Arnold and Anita Lobel. This cumulative book is filled with descriptive text and detailed illustrations that draw the reader in and beg the question, “What’s going on in this garden?”



The story starts with a simple sentence: “This is a rose in my garden.” Add a bee sleeping on the rose in the garden…

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Added by Ann Courcy on July 5, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

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