I am sharing this post as part of a collaboration with Bloggin’ Mamas and The Hometown All Stars. I received books and other items in exchange for my participation. All opinions expressed are my own.
I’m so thankful for the things my children have learned through sports. It takes a lot of dedication and sometimes sacrifice to keep my children involved in sports, but it’s always been worth everything it requires. The lessons about winning, losing, and being a team will last my children a lifetime. So will many of the friendships. In fact, many of the parents of my children’s teammates have become an extended family.
The Hometown All Stars is a book series for children that focuses on teaching early sports skills along with interactive, educational activities, and more importantly – fun! Kids ages 3-7 years old and parents, teachers, librarians, and others who want to promote “Less Screen, More Green” and get kids outside and active again! The Hometown All Stars series is also for parents who don’t know much about baseball and want to be ahead of the curve when their kids begin to play, for sports enthusiasts looking for a book that doesn’t involve talking animals to read at bedtime to their children, and for anyone interested in promoting the love of baseball and sports overall to a new generation. Visit the site at www.TheHometownAllStars.com
HOMETOWN ALL STARS AT A GLANCE
Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball
Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball teaches children about baseball using real coaching techniques. In this interactive storybook, kids will find hidden baseballs in the pictures, answer trivia questions, and there’s even a page for autographs from their favorite players. Fun, interactive and educational.
I loved that this book is so interactive. It asks the child questions, offers hints, and great discussion points. The excitement of Nick’s first day reminded me of how excited my children were when they first began the sport the most love! This book is fun and educational.
Magic Bat Day
Magic Bat Day is the first real practice after the Hometown All Stars get their uniforms. Batting is the most fun of all skills and drills! This book concept shows techniques of how to hold the bat and where to stand. Most importantly, it shows that every kid can find their own ‘magic’ bat and the magic within themselves to hit the ball!
This was a cute book. I love that the players all have a special personality, so all kids can relate! The illustrations are bright and engaging. When I read it to my own children, they immediately asked me to read it again. Also, they wanted to go play baseball!
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