Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Jaguars, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Nautiluses & More! - a Truly Excellent Book for the Children You Love!

Each of my posts about the Life on the Goldilocks Planet books highlights one of the twelve books in the series and shares how they are excellent ideas for gifts! As you have been able to see from my posts, each of the 12 books have very interesting animals and activities in them - giving you the opportunity match the book with the child for a gift they will truly enjoy - especially when you combine a book with the supplies needed for all the science projects, crafts, recipes, and games which fill the books. This gift will bring joy to your family as you all learn, explore, experiment, create, and have fun together! If you have children ages four to fourteen you love who who enjoy science projects, craft projects, enjoy cooking activities, games, and learning about amazing animals, then, yes, these books are the right gifts for them!

Over the past few days I have shared seven of the Life on the Goldilocks Planet books with you - today I want to let you know about book ten - Jaguars, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Nautiluses & More! - in this book you will find the following animals - Jaguars, Satanic Leaf-Tailed Geckos, Fairy Penguins, Bison, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Bilbies, Asian Tapirs, Sea Pens, Coatimundis, Jabirus, Sloth Bears, and Nautiluses - which of these have you never heard of before?

So, what projects will the children you love be able to enjoy with Jaguars, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Nautiluses & More!well, check out this list . . . 

  • Elephant toothpaste
  • Make fingerprints
  • Be window cleaners
  • Get "sciency" with oil and water
  • Try jerky and make a leather craft
  • Have fun with rainbows
  • Make a chocolate treat
  • Play in the mud
  • Make fluorescent jello
  • Make your own communications
  • Design a photo frame
  • Vacuum eating
  • Make slime
Did you know - 
  • The name Jaguar means  He who kills with one leap and is what the native people called this big cat.
  • Fairy Penguin  poo sparkles  this is due to undigested fish scales.

  • In Australia they have Easter Bilbies instead of Easter Bunnies.
  • When you look at Asian Tapirs, you may wonder if they are related to elephants or even pigs, but they are not. They are actually related to horses and rhinoceroses.
  • Sea Pens glow bright green when touched!
  • Coatimundis' ankles rotate 180 degrees  this lets them walk down a tree, face first  which helps them see if a predator is nearby!
  • Sloth Bears are the only bear where the mom carries her cubs on her back!
  • Some Nautiluses are able to protect themselves from predators with a special slimy covering  it is hard to catch slippery things! 
In Jaguars, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Nautiluses & More! the children you love will be able to learn so many fun, surprising, and interesting things about animals, participate in activities they will never forget, and you will have the opportunity to engage them in important conversations about how these incredible animals help them know God is real! What could be a better gift! 

When you combine Jaguars, Lilac-Breasted Rollers, Nautiluses & More! and a box of supplies for all the fun, you will find you have a fantastic gift for the children you love. If you live close, you might arrange to get together for the activities and if you live far, connect on-line to engage with them as they enjoy the science projects, art projects, cooking activities, and games - be sure to keep a camera handy or ask their parents to please take photos for you. And be ready for important conversations which will help you hand down confident faith - what could possibly be a better gift?

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