One of the things we do, here under the shade of the Baobab Tree, is combine the learning of a new language with the creation of art. Foreign Lang & Art class at One Columbia for Arts & Culture ~ Columbia, South Carolina These classes are a lot of fun and make it easy for... Continue Reading →
Stories at the Ronald McDonald House
One of the Ronald McDonald Houses let us come tell some stories to its residents; some of whom were there from South Africa! One thing that we love about doing our events, is that alongside our planned material, the audience often determines the spice, if you will, added to each event. This time, as there... Continue Reading →
Where in the World is… & How Do You Say ‘Hello’ There?
In how many languages can you say hello? One? Six? Twenty-seven? How about your knowledge of famous world structures: Can you name the city where the Eiffel Tower is? How about The Forbidden City? Where in the world is The Beehive? Here are three Barefoot Books products I highly recommend using together: The Barefoot World Atlas... Continue Reading →
A Storybook Journey Through Asia
Good morning, world. If there is anything I could suggest to a teenager who is figuring out what to do with their time and how to use the money they are trying to save, it would be to take that money and travel. For some of us traveling throughout our country would take just a... Continue Reading →
Chelsi’s Mindful Kids Club ~ An Online Collaborative Event!
Happy Autumn, everyone! I hope everyone is doing as well as possible. There is just so much going on...so many people suffering for so many different reasons. As heart-breaking stories emerge, so do heart-warming stories of humans heading to unfamiliar places to help their fellow humans & other animals, and people helping people locally, too.... Continue Reading →
Barefoot and Rooted: A Storytelling Event
It's Story Time!! This has been an exciting month in more ways than one! As I write this Hurricane Irma's strong winds are howling outside our windows. The lights are still on, and work must continue. If the lights go out then it's story and game time with the family for more hours than usual.... Continue Reading →
Book Drive for Children in Texas
Hello, everyone. The news of our fellowmen in Texas is heartbreaking, as such news always is. There is so much going on and so much that is missed. You see heartbreak, feel the courage through the television, and before you know it you have a whole lot of energy pent up in your throat, realizing... Continue Reading →
Reading Under the Baobab Tree
Herb the Vegetarian DragonThis evening my children (I have been feeling weird writing 'my kids' lately...like they are baby goats! LOL).... my children and I were looking for books to read before bedtime. As I looked at the different titles I wondered if we had made an unannounced list of the best books we have;... Continue Reading →
Are you looking for something to do that is fun and educational? Hosting a Literacy Workshop can be that something and it would likely be fun for children and adults! I won't hold you up with a bunch of words here, but I will share a couple of links so that you can read all... Continue Reading →