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sparkle kitchen- butternut squash mac and cheese

In the Martin & Sylvia's Nature School story “Camouflage,” brother and sister’s favorite game — no matter the time of day or time in the year — is a game where you blend into your surroundings and try not to be seen. Martin is usually the master of this game, but when Sylvia learns a trick at Nature School, she becomes “The Invisible Girl.”...

sparkle kitchen- elephant snack mix

In the Sparkle Sleepytime story “Bonbon the Elephant,” Bonbon is a model student in school — he does his best and is always polite. But when the elephant calf comes home, things are very different. He throws tantrums and fusses and can actually be rude. When his mother talks to his teacher about this, the wise teacher knows just what to do....

sparkle kitchen- gumbo

In the FIFTY story for Louisiana, “Gumbo and the Petticoat Insurrection,” Ambroisine Melange sets out from Paris to seek adventure and opportunity in Louisiana — a place where, so she was told, anything was possible. When Ambroisine arrives, however, she finds that Louisiana is not quite the land of abundance she had expected....

sparkle kitchen halloween special: "apples in a row" tart

This recipe 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!...

sparkle kitchen halloween special: a jack-o'-lantern crust topped chicken mini-potpie

This recipe 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!...