Exotic Animal Designs: A Stress Relieving Adult Coloring Book by Katie Packer and Blue Star Coloring is the third adult coloring book we have reviewed. Blue Star Coloring gave us the three books to review. I was new to the adult coloring world and did research on this popular way folks are turning to coloring images to help them relax and de-stress. After having escaped into the world of coloring a few times I can easily understand how it’s become a popular form of relaxation.
But how does coloring work? What does this pastime do to our brains to elicit such pleasure and calm?
One very informative …
First we were told knitting and other similar crafts were excellent stress relieving activities. Now the trend sweeping our land is “stress relieving adult coloring books”! This post introduces you to Soul of the Woodland: A Stress Relieving Adult Coloring Book, Celebration Edition by Blue Star Premier and illustrator Suzy Joyner. This anti-stress coloring book for adults has hours of this latest way to relax and recharge your batteries.
For the true nature lover, Soul of the Woodland has calming, earthy images inspired by flora and fauna from forests around the world. Trees, pine cones, birds, dragonflies, mushrooms, and forest creature coloring pages …
Of the hundreds of books Special Needs Book Review has reviewed, “Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom“ and “More Behavior Solutions In and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom“ by Beth Aune, OTR/L, Beth Burt, and Peter Gennaro are still some of our favorites! Today we are happy to introduce the newest companion in this bestselling series, “Behavior Solutions for the Home and Community: See a Behavior, Look it Up!” by Beth Aune, OTR/L.
Please note: Links to our reviews of the first two books, interviews with Beth Aune and Beth Burt, and where to buy the books are at the end of this post.
The first …
The arrival of a premature newborn (a preemie) is troubling to parents, siblings, and other family members and close friends. Many families have had their share of worry during the first crucial weeks of a preemie’s life. Young siblings of a preemie have a most difficult time understanding this confusing, upsetting time.
Often one or both of their parents are at the hospital with the newborn and siblings must stay behind with a caregiver. What can parents do to help a sibling of a preemie feel less anxious and understand what is going on? Read and discuss Jewel Kats’ book titled Prince Preemie A Tale of a …
The team at Special Needs Book Review congratulates Joanna Swank and the over twenty contributors who wrote Seeing Beyond the Surface: A Book of Short Stories and Poems. It is a truly moving collection of personal, first hand experiences by and about people with disabilities.
These inspirational stories will bring a smile to your face and some will surprise you. Many will help readers understand the issues and barriers faced by people with disabilities living in our communities.
This lighthearted and uplifting compilation of short stories and poems shows the authors’ determination to live a full life. For many it was not the life they imagined and prepared for. …