Awesome list, we have read most if not all these books! and yes they do build character!
Love this! Hair Dryer + Crayons = Art Fun idea for kids room art. Keep the colors the same order as the color wheel. If you have hairdryer attachment that focuses the air in one spot use it!
Poems every child should know (book & mp3 recordings).
Cornstarch Sidewalk Paint! awesome idea.