Kids Nook Reads: Hug Me!

By all appearances, this book is about a tiny, cute little cactus who just wants a hug. To an extent, that’s true. But it’s also a beautiful parable about finding love in the wrong places, healing, and then learning to help others again. Bet you didn’t expect all that from a kid’s book huh?


Hug Me
by Simona Ciraolo

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Jumping Clay: A Great Addition to Your Classroom

You may have been on our site before and wondered “How did they make such cute animals and accessories for their activities?” I’ll let you in on the secret… it’s Jumping Clay! We’ve been using it at Kids Nook for a few months now and let me tell you: it’s amazing!


Jumping Clay is a modeling clay that molds easily, cleans up quickly, and naturally hardens if left out for a few hours so you can have professional looking clay models without having to bake them.


Jumping Clay is non-toxic, comes in many different colors, and is lots of fun to play with!


Click through to see some more examples (and a tutorial video)!

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