MilKid Activity Pack
This fun pack includes coloring books for all ages, an activity book for young children, and a picture book with wish ribbons to make your own wishing tree. A perfect gift for a military kid or for classroom activities and discussion about military life.
This pack includes:
Coloring My Military Life—Book 1 illustrated by Christina Rodriguez
and Coloring My Military Life—Book 2 illustrated by Jessie Barnes
Military life is a colorful adventure, filled with challenges, blessings, and a whole lot of red, white, and blue. Frequent moves, deployments, and close friendships over the miles are just a few common shades. Each person in a military family lives a unique life. Elva Resa’s Coloring My Military Life books let you choose your palette to express your own military life experience.
Each book contains a variety of illustrated military life situations and emotions appropriate for all ages. One-sided pages offer options to use a variety of coloring materials, take pages out of the book to frame or share, or draw your own pictures or doodles on the blank side.
Book 1 ISBN 978-1-934617-37-3
Book 2 ISBN 978-1-934617-38-0
Each: 64 pages, 32+ illustrations
My Dad's Deployment: A Deployment and Reunion Activity Book for Young Children
by Julie LaBelle, illustrated by Christina Rodriguez
This 112-page activity book features mazes, dot-to-dot, counting, matching, coloring, crafts, telling time, and other activities familiar to young preschool and early elementary children. Shown within the context of common deployment and reunion topics, the activities reinforce concepts young children are already learning and offer children the opportunity to ask questions, talk about their feelings, and feel connected to their deployed parent.
This version is specific to a dad's deployment. My Mom's Deployment is also available.
The Wishing Tree plus Wish Ribbons
by Mary Redman, Illust by Christina Rodriguez
Make your own wishing tree, just like Amanda! Includes a copy of The Wishing Tree plus a package of 31 wish ribbons in a resealable bag. Each ribbon is approximately 18" long and 5/8" wide and can be written on with a regular ball-point pen or a sharp pencil or crayon.
Amanda understands her dad is making the world a better place, but it doesn’t make his deployment any easier. After mulling over ways she can support her dad, Amanda creates a small wishing tree in her room, writing her hopes and prayers on yellow ribbons that she ties onto the branches. As Amanda wishes for her dad to enjoy good meals, make new friends, and return safely, the little tree comes to life with yellow ribbons of hope. Includes information about wishing trees.
8” x 10” Paperback
31 Yellow Ribbons
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