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extra! extra! – Carnation Celebration! a one-sided phone conversation

They say we have an astronomical, astrological double header here, March 20th, to be clear – a Super Moon and Equinox! One thing is certain on this day, when the tilt is tilted in just the right way, we can hear a telephone conversation, but just one side, of a gentleman with a great deal of pride, who happens to like carnations….Let’s take a listen…..

extra! – Librarian Library Lounge – Alliteration Play at the Library

Welcome to the Librarian Library Lounge featuring the fabulous book recommends of Erin Meadows, librarian at the Desert Foothills Library in Cave Creek, Arizona, and the fabulous voices of kids playing with alliteration at the library. Join us here and there, or at a library near you. You can find the free downloadable activity sheet we used on Read Across America day to play with alliteration, alright? www.buttonsandfigs.com

Sing! – Nonsensilicious – Alliteration Play

Alliterate-ate-ate-ate-ate – On this Nonsensilicious episode we share a great way to remember how to play with alliteration…with our very own Buttons & Figs song! Hear the debut of “What a Word!” as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd. Find a Read Across America event near you and play with nerds…I mean words! Play-play-play-play-play-play-play!

Wordplay – What Sound Does a Button Make?

Download this free activity sheet and record a little nonsense! Call 623-282-4080 and share your alliteration creation or your onomatopoeia sounds!

#35 – Palindrome Play with Jon Agee

Wow, wow, wow! On this episode we’re sailing our sieve to the land of palindromes where we get to meet the master of wordplay himself – Jon Agee. Our Buttons & Figs kids, Elle, Sophie, Samuel, Asher, Claire and Jayleigh, will define and play with palindromes and they’ll share how they used Jon Agee’s palindrome books to inspire their play AND Jon Agee will be answering their questions….like – how did you make a job out of palindromes?! Play with words!

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