Episode: With A Little Help From My Friends

Hello there, little ones!

Welcome back to Oma’s Reading Room!

It has been awhile since we have been together

and Oma has missed you all

very much!

It can be lonely when we are apart from those we care about.

It can make us sad when this happens,

but we can all feel better with a little help.

And today’s book does just that!

With a Little Help from My Friends

written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney

are the lyrics from one of the Beatle’s more popular songs

– which has been adapted into this beautiful book,

illustrated by Henry Cole.

I hope you’ll join me in Oma’s Reading Room as two friends realize that all they need is their

friendship

and

love

no matter how far apart they are

from one another!

Until next time, 

remember Oma is sending you her 

hugs and her blessings

I hope you’ll catch them and hold them 

real tight! 

Bye-Bye!

Perhaps you’d like your own copy of With a Little Help from My Friends – you can easily do so by clicking here

*This memorable book is a wonderful gift idea for your favorite family member or friend – especially with our limitations during the COVID-19 restrictions involving social distancing!

Episode: God Gave Us Easter

Hello there, little ones!

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A

LOT

can happen in just

3 days!

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The best example we have of this

is to

simply and meaningfully look toward

Easter.

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Today’s story invites every child

to journey with a little cub who will discover

God’s deep love and the reason for Easter.

God Gave Us Easter

written by Lisa Tawn Bergren

&

art by Laura J. Bryant

I do hope you’ll join me in Oma’s Reading Room, where we will discover together how God loved us so much, he wanted us to be with him always!

Until next time …

Oma is sending you

her hugs and her blessings! 

I do hope you’ll catch them and 

hold them real tight.

Bye-Bye!

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*Remember, if you would like your very own copy of this wonderful book

you can easily purchase one by clicking here.

Episode: The Mitten

Hello there, little ones!

Oma has been filling these final cold-weather days staying indoors doing one of her favorite things…

crocheting!

What do you like to do on cold blustery days?

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Episode: Why Christmas Trees Aren’t Perfect

Hello, my little friends!

Oma & Gompy’s very own Small Pine.

Long, long ago

in a land far away,

lived a perfect little tree named Small Pine.

Small Pine hoped to maintain its perfect form and be selected by the Queen as her Christmas tree. But as the warm-hearted little tree gave shelter to rabbits, birds, and deer in the forest, its branches became damaged. All the other trees in the evergreen forest laughed at Small Pine’s kindness and said Small Pine would never be chosen by the Queen now.

Have you ever offered help or support toward someone, even in the midst of ridicule from friends or those around you?

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Episode: Waiting

Hello, my little friends!

Winter is finally here and Oma can’t wait for the snow to arrive!

Have you ever been waiting for something?

Our storybook today is all about waiting!

And it is a 2016 Caldecott Honor book, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book as well as a New York Times best selling book.

Oma is so excited…I can hardly wait to share this special book with you, titled:

Waiting

Written and Illustrated by

Kevin Henkes

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