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sparkle craft- quick, low-sew wings

In the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures! story, “How to Fly,” one morning Martin asks Momma, "Why is there school?". Momma then tries to explain that school teaches how to answer questions in lots of different ways. Martin then asks, "Well, how do birds fly?" and Momma suggests that they all try to answer the question in their own way. Momma chooses to answer it by drawing, Daddy by study, Sylvia by building a model, and Martin by using his imagination....

sparkle craft halloween special: marigold garlands

In the Martin & Sylvia story “Dia de los Muertos,” Martin attends his weekly Spanish class the week before Halloween and is curious to see if his teacher, Señora Powell, will do anything special to celebrate the holiday. When he walks inside, he is surprised to find that Señora Powell has her house decorated for a different holiday — Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead....

sparkle craft- diy microscope

In the Martin & Sylvia: More Adventures! story “Grit,” Martin is excited about giving his friend Sasha a special gift — he wants to make her a microscope. But when he is faced with the actual mechanics of how to make a base and an eyepiece and a lens out of the materials he has, he nearly gives up....

sparkle craft halloween special: sparkle "halloween trick-or-treatables"

This year we've created our own Sparkle Story Treat for Halloween!...

sparkle craft halloween special: keepsake "switch witch" plate

This craft relates to a story that is included in our free Halloween audio story collection. To listen to it and other free Halloween stories, visit www.sparklestories.com/halloween. By signing up, you’ll automatically get a week’s worth of daily emails with a new story and related craft or recipe each day. Plus you’ll have access to our library of over 1,000 original audio stories for kids, for 15 days completely free!...