Children are our future. Children’s books and arts & crafts.

Children are our Future

Oma introduces books for children as well as giving instruction for arts&crafts projects. She provides baking recipes for birthdays and shares her childhood memories. Some of the books she listed are translated in German and English. Oma also provides the information about the titles and how to get the translations. It is important to support both languages in a bilingual home. The selection of books include the classics like the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm as well as how the Rainbow Fish came to his colors. In addition you will find stories to share in connection with Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving. Of course does Oma’s reading list as well include stories about nature and much more. What is a better way to share time with your children or grandchildren than sharing a story?

The Tales of Peter Rabbit can be found in both languages as well. Do you want to find out more about Oma’s collection of Peter Rabbit themed products and how to get them click here.

You will also find tips for making the first day of school for your child memorable. Oma shares with you some of her favorite treats for children, like the Schultüte/Zuckertüte a school cone. You will find the instruction to build your own school cone as well as invitations for the First Day in School. Add the homemade school pretzel to it and you are all set up for the First Day at School.

Christmas is always a magical time with children. Teach them how to make their own advent calendar to count the days down until Christmas.

Oma’s Top-Ten Children’s Books for Easter. Which one is your favorite?

Oma’s Top-Ten Easter Books Children love Top-ten easter books for children. Classics I read already to my children and grandchildren. Easter is on it’s way and what is more obvious than getting the children in the mood with these beautiful top-ten easter books picked by Oma. Spring has arrived and with the arrival of the […]

Children's Classic Story Books

Top 10 classic children’s books—as told by a German grandmother.

Children’s Classic Story Books Children’s Classic Story Books are called klassische Maerchenbuecher in Germany. From the mysterious and enchanting to the downright adorable; children’s books have a unique way of capturing the imagination—and nothing does that quite like the children’s classic story books. Think about it, the stories that were read to you as a […]

Adent Calendar Instruction

An Advent calendar that is truly unmatched.

Advent Calendar Instruction The Advent calendar is a special themed calendar that helps children eagerly count the days until Christmas. Whether used religiously or not, the calendar has special doors or windows that reveal a special treat, poem, or picture. This particular hanging calendar is made of matchboxes—so the contents inside slide open to the delight […]

Get glowing reviews with these festive tabletop decorations.

Carved Tea Lights These carved tea lights are easy to make. Nice decoration for your table on holidays. Brighten your holiday table with these harvest-inspired lights. They’re not so much centerpieces as they are conversation pieces, so feel free to create as many as you wish. These unique tabletop decorations are easy to make and […]

Life with Children. What would life be without them?

Life with Children I always wanted a life with children, even so that life wasn’t always easy growing up with five brothers. As a young German girl, I had responsibilities. Lots of them—including helping my mother with the laundry, sewing, and other household chores while my father was at work. Tough as it was, it […]