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friday's kind words

Your work is so amazing and important!!! Stories seem so simple, and yet each story so quickly and easily transports you to empathy, understanding and compassion. Thank you for these offerings! They are treasures!

~ Amy...

Of Forests and Fairy Tales – a Child’s True Home

Children are at home in woods, on a farm and in their backyards. We know this is true. We can see it in the the way they wander around trees, the way they bend over to study a stone, the way they smile at a flower or widen their eyes at a mushroom....

FIFTY Study Page – "New Hampshire: A Meeting on the Green"

“A Meeting on the Green” is historical fiction that takes place in Keene, New Hampshire two days after the "shots heard round the world" of the Battle of Lexington and the official beginning of the American Revolutionary War.

The story focuses...

sparkle craft – mixed media penguins

In this week's The Willowbee Tree story, “Playing With Nothing,” Piper and Clancy have a snow day from school, but instead of a day of snowy fun outdoors, they must stay indoors due to the wind and cold temperatures. They quickly get tired of...

sparkle kitchen – orange glazed sweet rolls

In this week's So Many Fairies story, “The Bakery Crystals,” Delia's bakery does a fine business selling beautiful cakes and pastries to the many visitors to her town. Her customers agree, however, that everything sold there has a faint taste...