Two Peacocks Lace Curtain Filet Crochet Pattern: Complete Instructions and Chart by Claudia BotterwegThis design shows off how filet crochet adapts wonderfully to pictorial representations. Originally written by an unknown designer in 1927 for the back of a chair, Two Peacocks Lace would make a lovely lace curtain or wall hanging for todays home. This is not your usual scanned vintage crochet pattern! To make this pattern great for todays crocheter, I wrote complete instructions and made an easy to follow chart. I changed the written instructions to use modern US crochet terms, and added a chart for more advanced crocheters. The only stitches you need to know to complete this lace are: chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, and triple treble crochet.
7 Chapter Books for Animal-Loving Kids
I am hopeful that it will be of great use to parents with children in the age range. However, some of the books are great for 5 year olds, who are early readers, too. I also have a list of tips to find early chapter books and. Many of those books are appropriate here, but I am avoiding too much duplication between the lists. The following early chapter books either have animals as the main narrative characters, or have a strong animal theme. Note: Book titles are affiliate links.
My daughter is obsessed with animals. She wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up. When we go to the library, she loves to pick up books that are about animals.
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The plight of animals, from homeless cats and dogs to wild animals losing their wilderness, inspires profound empathy in people of all ages. These stories will inspire the animal lover in your life to extend their compassion to the animal kingdom. You may also enjoy titles from our related collection: Picture Books for Animal Lovers. Discuss the many wordless ways animals show their feelings -- pain, hunger, excitement, loneliness. Ask your children how those emotions and responses are similar to their own. How do you feel about animals living in zoos? Do you think zoos help animals?
Whether your children love dogs, ponies, or magical creatures like unicorns, never fear! There is a perfect chapter book out there about their furry, feathery, or fishy favorites. Are they fans of pigs who ride in cars? Got it. Do they like reading about rescue dogs? What about a magical goose who lays golden eggs? No problem.
Anything furry and fuzzy that begs to be snuggled is high on the list of favorites for girls and boys this age. Thankfully, there are lots of books to fill the demands of the critter-loving kids out there. Get ready for involuntary squeals of delight, because these nine books are just oozing cuteness. The puppy pirates have been catnapped! This swashbuckling adventure is perfect for fans of four-footed pirates. This cute and magical bunny will melt your heart. Seeking refuge from dangers in his kingdom, Arrow the rabbit turns to our world for help.