Parents

Help Children Learn the Thrill of Adventure

The Willy Nilly Stories' book series are designed to encourage children to step away from electronics for awhile and step into the world of adventure. Check back often for the latest Willy Nilly Stories news, downloadable activities and parenting information.

As story teller Jim Henry likes to say: Have you had an adventure today?

Name Games

Read all about Thumper's name change in The Wizard's Apprentice.
Then play some fun games with your kids using their names.


For a fun and delicious activity, allow your child to cut the letters of their names out of sugar cookie dough. Bake, decorate & enjoy!


Conduct a fun (and beautiful) name experiment using household supplies. Find instructions here.

Parent Guides

Tales From Hoop 'n' Holler Parent Guides



The Adventures of Willy Nilly & Thumper Parent Guides

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