Barefoot Books: Kids Garden in Green Child Magazine

Take a look at some great coverage in the debut issue of Green Child magazine! Click on to read the spotlight about Barefoot Books and our CEO and co-founder, Nancy Traversy, on pages 10-14. And look out for the fun pages featuring Kid's Garden (Pg9) and Up, Up, Up! (p22).

I love this... "Raising your child the way nature intended." What a beautiful magazine!

Kids' Garden

40 fun outdoor activities and games

Get outside and grow with some child-friendly fun with gardening! Kids’ Garden includes forty activities and games and an eight-page booklet that contains information on gardening tools, year-round plant care and garden safety. These step-by-step instructions are enhanced by colorful collage artwork on each double-sided card and they create a fun and easy way for budding green-thumbs to plant, investigate, learn and experiment.

Ages 8 and up
Written By: Whitney Cohen
Illustrated By: Roberta Arenson

  Card Deck ($19.99)

Up, Up, Up!

This airborne adventure takes readers ballooning over lands near and far, all the way to the stars. The charming singalong song on the accompanying CD keeps spirits high, while the rhyming and playful text introduces all sorts of settings and vocabulary-building words. Book with CD edition includes song sung by Susan Reed.

Ages 3 to 7 years
Written By: Susan Reed
Illustrated By: Rachel Oldfield

My grandson loves to garden. He loves eating fruits and vegetables that are so good for you!

Free Gardening Resources

How about you... do you have a Kids Garden?

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Shamrock Playdough and Irish Dancing Puppets

Tales from Old Ireland

Celebrate the wonder of Ireland with the seven enchanting stories in this captivating collection. The rich traditions of Irish storytelling are honored with larger-than-life characters, myths and legends around every bend, and plenty of magic. Book with double CDs include stories read by Grammy-nominated singer Maura O'Connell.
Ages 6 and up
Retold By: Malachy Doyle
Illustrated By: Niamh Sharkey
Narrated By: Maura O'Connell

Shamrock Playdough Recipe:

1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1 cup hot water
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 Tablespoon oil
Food coloring

Hardcover w Story CD (NOW $16.99)

Tales from Celtic Lands

Venture to the magical land of the Celtic peoples, where the spirits of the mountains, streams, seas and trees are all alive. The songs, blessing and folk tales in this collection are accompanied by notes on each story and a Celtic pronunciation guide. Book with double CDs include stories read by actress Niamh Cusack.
Ages 6 and up
Retold By: CaitlĂ­n Matthews
Illustrated By: Olwyn Whelan
Narrated By: Niamh Cusack

Homemade Finger Puppet Dancing

Fairy Magic Gift Set

Journey to the magical world of make-believe and imagination with the hardcover edition of The Faerie’s Gift with story CD, a Mint & Aqua Reversible Fairy Silk Skirt (regular size) and a magical Tooth Fairy Finger Puppet all packaged in an eco-friendly, reusable green tote bag with gift tag.
Ages 4 to 9 years
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Happy St. Patrick's Day to all!

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” — C. S. Lewis

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