6 BOOKS AND ACTIVITIES FOR RAINY DAYS

It’s no fun to be stuck inside on a rainy spring day, but maybe these spring-themed Read and Do activities will get you and your children excited for the sunny days to come!
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms

Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms

by Julia Rawlinson
A cute little fox mistakes blossoms for snow in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
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The Gardener

The Gardener

by Sarah Steward
Caldecott Winner, 1997. An ambitious young girl makes the best of her situation by creating a secret place filled with color and the fragrance from her favorite flowers.
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A Seed is Sleepy

A Seed is Sleepy

by Dianna Hutts Aston
A beautiful, water-colored filled, poetic introduction to the entire world of seeds, how they grow, survive and the specific characteristics of the many different types of seeds.
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The Forever Flowers

The Forever Flowers

by Michael J. Rosen
A bird that is unable to move south in the fall spends winter waiting for spring and the forever flowers to bloom again.
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Whose Garden Is It?

Whose Garden Is It?

by Mary Ann Hoberman
While taking a walk, Mrs. McGee wonders who owns a beautiful garden. She receives many different answers about who actually owns the garden.
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Miss Rumphius

Miss Rumphius

by Barbara Cooney
Detailed and bright illustrations combine with an enchanting storyline to prove to all readers that one’s imagination can truly change the world.
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