"Mr. Salamander," from the So Many Fairies series, is about a little girl named Cami who is starting school for the very first time. She does not want to leave her home and magical backyard to go to an unfamiliar place for first grade. As she rests by her backyard frog pond, she meets Mr. Salamander who transforms her apprehension into excitement by telling her a story about a salamander who is quite like herself...
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sparkle craft: salamander pencil pouch patch
It turns out that our whole family has a lot of feelings about heading off to the forest of first grade.
And what better to way to help work some of that out than with a good, back-to-school art project.