MARCH 14 IS PI DAY! I came across this great idea for Math Art: Create a Pi Skyline What you need: -the number Pi (see above) -markers -graph paper Each building in the Pi cityscape represents a number of pi. Color in the number of squares on the graph paper that correspond to each digit of pi. (black or colorful; each color corresponds to a number) Kids can fill in columns of squares for as many digits as they wish. You can also create a sky on another paper. Don’t forget to put pi’s as stars in the sky. Paste […]
MERRY EVERYTHING AND HAPPY ALWAYS!!! Very best wishes from Tessa Tanda: I hope you will have lots of Reading Fun!!! I hope you will spend lots of quality time reading together with your kid(s)!! I hope you will enjoy Tessa Tanda Children’s books and have loads of fun together!
Earlier today Tessa Tanda’s ‘Help to Save the Zoo Trip’ was still on the left-hand side of Dr Seuss ‘If I ran the Zoo’. Unfortunately, I was out today so I missed the opportunity to make the screenshot of the Amazon bestseller page then. Anyways, it is great to be on the bestsellers list of Amazon!
Today in the local newspaper, half a page was dedicated to Tessa Tanda Children’s books. Tessa Tanda was also mentioned on the front page. I am becoming a local celebrity.
My book cover for Help to Save Sports Day is selected for the Book Cover Contest of “We love Indie Books”. Please vote for my book cover! Help to Save Sports Day is an interactive, humorous and educational picture book full of fun activities for kids aged 3 and up. “Lovely book, very interactive and informative, not just about sports. The illustrations are fun and kids can really get involved and feel like they are helping out.”– Customer via Amazon.com.au It is available as an ebook and paperback both in English and Dutch. (The bilingual version English-Dutch is also […]
Six thinking games to keep the minds of your kids occupied and their brains exercised: 1. Imaginary Traveler. Taking turns, and continuing with consecutive letters of the alphabet, kids imagine where they might go and what object they want to take along on their trip. For example, “I’m going to Aunt Amanda’s and I’m taking my Aardvark.” “I’m going to Bermuda and I’m taking my Blue Balloon.” Encourage participants to be as silly as possible. 2. Story Time. One child begins a story with a single sentence. Building upon that sentence the next child continues the story with his own sentence to […]
The Best Children’s Picture Books about Jobs or Career (source: GoodReads and Amazon): – Rosie Revere, Engineer – When I Grow Up – Big Frank’s Fire Truck – Clothesline Clues New in this category: ‘Help to Save Career Day’ by Tessa Tanda. Rosie Revere, Engineer Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When I Grow Up Billy’s classmates may have never considered careers in snail training or sumo wrestling before, but by the time the exuberant eight-year-old is done cataloging his […]
The Best Children’s Picture Books about the Zoo (source: GoodReads and Amazon): – Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, – Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann, – If I ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss, – Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak. New in this category: ‘Help to Save the Zoo Trip’ by Tessa Tanda. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell Answering a child’s request, the zoo keeps sending a wide assortment of animals until they find the perfect pet Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann It’s bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. […]
The Best Children’s Picture Books about Sports (source: Amazon): – Pete the Cat play Ball! by Eric Litwin, – Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler, – Brothers at Bat by Audrey Vernick, and – Goodnight Baseball by Michael Dahl. New in this category: ‘Help to Save Sports Day’ by Tessa Tanda. Pete the Cat play Ball! by Eric Litwin Pete the Cat has a mitt, a ball, and a bat. He’s ready to play baseball! Pete’s team, the Rocks, is playing the Rolls. But when things don’t go Pete’s way, will he get upset? Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler The Greenblades and […]
Nominated for Award: I am so excited my book “Help to Save the Zoo Trip” is nominated for an award. Please vote for my book: “Help to Save the Zoo Trip” This link will lead you straight to the Children’s Book category It’s an interactive, humorous and educational picture book full of fun activities for kids aged 3 to 8. ‘Help to save the Zoo Trip’ is a humorous picture book about a typical school outing. However, last night the gates in the zoo were not closed properly. Now the animals are all over the place. The kids and animals […]