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: My Brother Otto

Hello there, little ones!

Welcome back to Oma’s Reading Room –

a place for us to be together,

read together,

and hopefully share a giggle or two!

Did you know the month of April is World Autism month?

Every April Autism Speaks celebrates World Autism Month – beginning with United Nations sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. Throughout the month, they focus on sharing stories and providing opportunities to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, all in an important effort of fostering worldwide support.

Oma has several little friends who have Autism and she has found the PERFECT story about how love, acceptance, and a little understanding can go a long way, to read with all of you!

My Brother Otto

Written by Meg Raby

&

Illustrated by Elisa Pallmer

is a wonderful story about a very special crow who helps us see the world in a brighter shade of yellow.

I do hope you’ll join me in Oma’s Reading Room to read along!

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!

*Remember – if you would like your very own copy of this WONDERFUL book to add to your kindness collection, you can easily purchase one by clicking here.

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!

Photo Courtesy of Unsplash

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

you can easily purchase one by clicking here.

Episode: The Donkey That No One Could Ride

Welcome back, little ones!

Do you know what a normal king looks like? Or what is his or her job?

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What do you imagine a parade would look like for a king that everyone loved?

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Episode: My First Passover

Hello there, little ones!

It’s officially Spring time!

And this time of year brings a lot of exciting things with it.

Photo by Jared Don Schaaf

Flowers are popping up from the once hardened Winter soil.

Birds are busy returning to their old habitats, while building new nests for their expanding families!

But most importantly faiths of various denominations are preparing for Special Celebrations.

One such Celebration is Passover!

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Episode: Germs Are Not for Sharing PART 2

Welcome back, little ones!

Sneezes, coughs, runny noses, spills, and messes are facts of everyday life,

especially with lots of little friends around!

And that’s why it’s never too soon to learn about

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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: Little Miss Valentine

Hello there, little ones!

Valentines of pink & red.

Special words of kindness said.

Small surprises, funny jokes,

paper hearts, and pretty notes.

The best part of

Valentine’s Day

is I get the chance to say,

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Episode: The Polar Express

Hello, my little friends!

Do you have a favorite Christmas storybook you look forward to reading each Christmas Season?

One that you love so much you will read it over and over and over again?

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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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