Sun’s up! It’s morning!
Let’s get those diesel engines running!
TRUCKS On Tour is off to a mighty start!
If you have little ones in your life, whether kids, grandkids, students, next-door-neighbors, baby-sittees, nieces, nephews… well, you get the idea, you will definitely not want to miss the first two posts that went up.
Julie at Little Red Story Shed posted a road and truck painting craft she did with her preschoolers that looks totally fun!
And Lynn at Polilla Writes posted a popsicle stick truck you can make at home or at school and involve as much paint, glitter, etc as you want to decorate with!
How fun is that?
Today is here (obviously!) and tomorrow the TRUCKS tour will continue with Lynn at Polilla Writes who has an interview with illustrator Erica Sirotich, and Friday with Angie Karcher at Rhyme Revolution with a Q&A with me plus a giveaway, so you won’t want to miss those either!
(Especially if you’re hoping to qualify for the end-of-tour Special Prize that will be raffled off among people who have commented on every post in the TRUCKS tour! 🙂 )
Today, it is my pleasure to give you a little sneak peek at some TRUCK activities that will be available here on my site any minute now.
A coloring page for the bulldozer enthusiast at your house… (it’s okay if it’s you! 🙂 )
…and a Matching Game (memory cards)!!!
Seriously! Between Julie’s craft and Lynn’s craft and the coloring page and the memory game you can have HOURS of fun! And your little one can too 🙂
Look for these pages available to download soon!
Meanwhile, just to keep things as confusing as possible (it’s important to challenge your brain with puzzle-like complexities in order to stay sharp!), the WHEN YOUR BOOKS tour, though winding down, has not finished yet! And there’s a Special Prize up for grabs there too for someone who has commented on every post.
Here is a list of the posts that have gone up so far so you can conveniently cruise through them:
7/1/17 – Susanna Leonard Hill – Blog Tour Kickoff
7/2/17 – Lauri Fortinos’s Frog On A Blog – Guest Post on Writing A Series PLUS a Giveaway!
7/3/17 – Jena Benton’s Of Tea And Mermaids Blog – Simply 7 Interviews with Susanna & Daniel PLUS a Giveaway!
7/4/17 – Lynn Davidson’s Polilla Writes Blog – LION book review and GAME
7/5/17 – Susanna Leonard Hill – Fun With LION – reveal of LION ACTIVITY KIT and LION BOOK TRAILER
7/6/17 – Lynn Davidson’s Polilla Writes Blog – Interview with Susanna PLUS a Giveaway
7/7/17 – Vivian Kirkfield’s Picture Books Help Kids Soar – LION/ELEPHANT Reviews and Crafts PLUS a Giveaway
7/8/17 – Vivian Kirkfield’s Picture Books Help Kids Soar – Will Write For Cookies With Susanna – Picture Book Writing Inspiration
7/9/17 – Susanna Leonard Hill – Fun With ELEPHANT – reveal of ELEPHANT ACTIVITY KIT
7/10/17 – Julie Abery’s Little Red Story Shed – 3 Posts!
WHEN YOUR ELEPHANT HAS THE SNIFFLES Plus Preschool- Friendly Elephant Ears Recipe!
WHEN YOUR ELEPHANT HAS THE SNIFFLES Plus Preschool Art Activity!
WHEN YOUR LION NEEDS A BATH Plus Preschool-Friendly Lion Pancake Recipe!
7/13/17 – Lynn Davidson’s Polilla Writes Blog – Interview with illustrator Daniel Wiseman Plus Giveaway!
7/14/17 – KidLit411 – Interview with Susanna, PLUS LION, ELEPHANT and TRUCK Giveaways
7/18/17 – Writer’s Rumpus – Interview with Susanna
Let’s see if I can at least post the blog tour schedules so you can go search on your own if you’re so inclined!
While we’re on the subject of the WHEN YOUR BOOKS tour, if you’d care to check out the ELEPHANT book trailer, ta da! Here it is!!! Leave a comment to tell us how you liked it and give it a thumbs up if it earns your approval!
I hope you’ll enjoy the Coloring Page and Matching Game and the ELEPHANT Trailer!
Have a wonderful Wednesday, everyone! And don’t forget to share LION & ELEPHANT relevant posts on social media with #whenyourbooks and TRUCKS relevant posts with #trucksontour for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Amazon or Merritt Bookstore (there will be three of each offered!)
Thank you all for being such enthusiastic supporters of these blog tours and all the amazing bloggers who are participating!!! ❤