Posted by: Jill Potts Jones | December 1, 2015

What’s inside the Sparkle Box?

sparkleSam spies a sparkly box on the mantle and asks his mother about it.  She tells him it is a special gift they will open later, but they must first fill it up.  Each day, Sam and his mom go through the preparations for Christmas including taking items to the homeless shelter and performing random acts of kindness.  Over the holiday season, Sam discovers how much he can be grateful for.  Later, as they open the sparkle box, he understands the true meaning of Christmas.

“The Sparkle Box” by Jill Hardie (and illustrated by Christina Kornacki) is a wonderful illustration of what Christmas is really all about.  The book comes with a sparkle box you can use to teach your children about what it means to be givers at Christmas and why Jesus was born.  A tradition of giving is one of the best gifts we can give to our children and this is a great way to get a child excited to give to others.

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Worthy Publishing, as part of  its First Look Blog Tour. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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