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Storybox Playlist: Stories of Halloween

We have so many stories about Halloween because it is one of our favorite festivals of the year. There are stories about costumes, about sweets, about pumpkins and about fairies - but these stories all focus on one thing: wonder.

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Sparkle Weekly Wonderings: On Costumes

We take costumes seriously around here. Currently in our youngest son’s closet, there are three trunks of costumes ready to be rifled through and spread around the room.

Though it is the Halloween season, I feel the need to be clear: we use...

friday's kind words

My son has been listening to Sparkle Stories since he was five (he is now nine) and they have become a treasured part of his childhood. One of the things we have found most interesting is how as he grows and his tastes and interests change, there is...

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,...

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...