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The BEST Spring Books for Kids

Enjoy some seasonal reading with the BEST books about Spring! I don't know about you but I've kinda had it with winter this year -- I am ready to move on to a change of the seasons! So here's my plan -- I think if we all think 'sunny' th...
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40 Animal Habitats Project Ideas & Science Activities

The topic for this week's Dr. Seuss science activities for kids is animal habitat crafts, activities & project ideas! Diving in to learning about where animals live -- like our recent layers of the ocean zones project for kids  --...
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12 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

Enjoy these Must-Read picture books for Black History Month! February is Black History Month, a time celebrate the achievements of African Americans and learn about both the famous and not-as-well-known people who changed the face of histo...
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Celebrate Chinese New Year: Exploring Chinese Culture

Celebrate Chinese New Year and explore Chinese culture with these wonderful books and activiites! Wouldn't it be wonderful to travel the world?  To be able to visit beautiful places and experience new cultures would be amazing! But ...
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17 Dr. Seuss & Cat in the Hat Games {free printables!}

Enjoy these creative Dr. Seuss & Cat in the Hat games with your kids and inspire a love of reading! There's nothing like a game to encourage a child to pick up a book!  And some of the best books that lend themselves to being tur...
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12 Multicultural STEM Books for Kids

Enjoy these multicultural STEM picture books that are perfect for preschool and elementary girls & boys who love to tinker, create, invent and engineer! This week, we're celebrating Multiculural Children's Book Day (MCBD) with an aweso...
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Dr. Seuss Activities: Wacky Wednesday Ideas, Zoo Game & Idioms

Dr. Seuss Activities: Wacky Wednesday Ideas, Zoo Game & Idioms

Enjoy these Dr. Seuss games & activities: Wacky Wednesday ideas, "If I Ran the Zoo" Printable Game and learning about idioms. I'm sure you're familiar with at least a few Dr. Suess stories -- maybe your a fan of "The Cat in the Hat" o...
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Fun with Kids Books and Winter Activities

Wonderful winter books with indoor and outdoor play activities for kids! Now that we're in the throws of winter (and most of the holiday gifts have been played with over the past few weeks), it's time to introduce some new ways to beat the...
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25 Free Christmas Books Online & Read Aloud Stories for the Holidays

A wonderful list of FREE read aloud books online for Christmas and winter holidays is sure to inspire holiday reading!  One of our most loved and read posts is Finding Free Kids Books Online -- so I thought we should create a special ...
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15 Best Children's Magazines for Toddlers, Kids & Tweens

15 Best Children's Magazines for Toddlers, Kids & Tweens

A guide to the 15 best Children's Magazines for toddlers, preschoolers, big kids & tweens! When my kids were young, I loved to take them to the library.  We would search the shelves for our favorite books and attend storytime ses...
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25 Thanksgiving Books for Kids & Reading Challenge {w/free printable!}

Fun Thanksgiving books for kids that will inspire more reading this month! It's less than two weeks until Thanksgiving! For my husband, that means turkey :) For me, it means an extra piece of pie! And for the kids, it means time off fro...
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10 Thanksgiving Books for Kids about Gratitude & Traditions

These wonderful Thanksgiving books for kids share about gratitude, traditions, being thankful & family! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays -- a time to celebrate what we're thankful for and remember how our country began. ...
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Family Conversation Starters with FREE printable cards!

Help kids to learn gratitude and life skills words with these Family Conversation Starter cards (with FREE printables!) that focus on words related to life lessons & the holidays!  As we enter the holiday season, I always find mys...
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10 Kids Books & Activities about Hibernation and Migration

Learn how animals prepare for winter with these fun books & activities about hibernation and migration! Our kids are always curious about where animals go in the winter. One day, there are birds, squirrels and so much wildlife at our ...
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16 Classic Kids Books for Fall & Halloween

Browse these favorite classic Fall and Halloween books for kids - vintage stories that you'll remember reading as a child! I love sharing classic books with my kids, especially ones that I enjoyed as a child and Fall books are my favorites...
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