Gobbolino, the Witch’s Cat

Gobbolino, the Witch's Cat

Gobbolino, the Witch’s Cat was first published in 1942.

Here is a cute children’s story about a kitten who wants to be a “kitchen cat,” sitting by a fire and playing with children.  However, Gobbolino was born a witch’s kitten.  Can he live out his dream?

Find out in this story written by Ursula Moray Williams, Illustrations by Francis Phillips and read by Sheila Hancock.



The name “Gobbolino” is from the Italian word for “little hunchback.”  Do you think that is a fitting name for this little kitten?




Spellbinding Witch-Theme Halloween Party

Leigh Anne Wilkes, author and creator of  Your Homebased Mom blog, works her magic creating a bewitching Halloween party.  Click on the link below for details.   I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party.

Halloween Witch Party
photo by Your Homebased Mom.com

2014 Winter Olympic Mascots – Coloring Page

Color the mascots of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia as illustrated below by Angry Squirrel Studio.

Sochi, Russia 2014 Winter Olympics mascots - coloring page

Catch up with the Leopard, Polar Bear and the Hare on Facebook.

Find the President in this Word Search

Celebrate U.S. History the Fun Way

Pretend you are a special secret service agent. It is your job to find the United States President. Are you up the challenge? If so, consider this word search training practice. If you choose to accept this mission, may your cunning wit and keen observation be with you! Good luck, agent.

If you’d like to download copies of this puzzle, please click here:  Word Search puzzle.

President's Day Word Search

The fun way to learn U.S. History

This puzzle has been brought to you by Sue Lindlauf with the Grand Forks Herald in South Dakota, U.S., in conjunction with Newspapers in Education.