Christmas Around the World: Italy

I'm so excited to be part of the "Christmas Around the World" series this holiday! I so enjoy hands-on activities that feature cultural traditions and geography like the Around the World in 30 Books activity.Today, we have 34 bloggers ...
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16 Favorite Christmas Traditions and Picture Books to Read for Each

Pair each of your favorite Christmas Traditions with a special book and enjoy these special stories during the holiday season!The holiday season is the perfect for for traditions such as Christmas countdowns and special family activities.&n...
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Kids November Book Club: Tomie dePaola

    Next week, we will feature some fun activities, crafts and cool ideas for the monthly Online Kids Book Club.    If you missed last month's feature, you can still learn about the Family Conversation Jar and Octobe...
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Activities & Books about Bats and the Moon

Activities & Books about Bats and the Moon

Enjoy an evening exploring the outdoors with these wonderful books about bats & the moon plus hands-on activities too!On a walk through the park this week, a bat flew over our heads!I know -- you get a little freaked out at first (if yo...
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Online October Book Club

    It's time to choose your book for the Virtual October Book Club!  You can learn more about our Online Book Club for Kids or visit our September book and activity for more fun ideas!  You can also connect with us o...
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The Weekly Kids Co-op: It's Autumn!

    The first day of Autumn is Saturday, Sept. 22nd!  How will you celebrate?  Maybe an outdoor hike, or some leaf-peeping?  There might be a fall festival in your area that would be great fun too! ...
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Join the Online Book Club for Kids

I'm so excited to be joining more than 20 other kid bloggers to host a virtual (online) book club for kids!  Really, it's a book club for families - a great way to introduce kids to wonderful authors, quality books and fun activities. ...
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New Ideas to Inspire You This Fall

 I love Autumn!  It's my favorite season - cool days, beautiful colors, fun things to do with the kids and a great time to enjoy nature!...
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Welcome to the Weekly Kid's Co-op!

I'm very excited to be one of the hosts for the Weekly Kid's Co-op this week!  Amazing bloggers from around the world link up their kids activity and project posts so they are all in one convenient place for you to find - yea!  We've got ...
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Great Kids Books about London

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are less than a month away!  So many families spend time together watching the events and learning about the Olympics and the host country.  This year, the Olympics will be hosted in London - I wonder...
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Finding Free Kids Books Online

   Connect with us on Facebook or Twitter for all our latest finds!!   We're heading out for summer vacation soon and I asked my daughter what she wants to bring in her suitcase - her 'very important items' include a swims...
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Books for Summer Fun

Heading to the beach this summer?  Or maybe you're planning a camp-out?  We've got some great reads for you to take along - explore a picture book, bring a chapter book to read aloud or grab a guide book for ideas on games and act...
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Get Ready for Summer Reading with Hugo

We are very excited to have a post on 5 Minutes for Books this week about the book Hugo Cabret, which was made into the wonderful film Hugo. ...
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Train Fun for Kids

Awesome train crafts, activities & books for kids who love railroads!Do you have a child who just loves trains? Or maybe you're one of those parents who doesn't mind getting caught at a railroad stop while your kids try to count ho...
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Great Books & Activities for a Night Under the Stars

Do your kids love space?  Are they asking questions about the moon, stars and other celestial wonders?  In celebration of some cool astronomy events this year, we put together a list of books and activities for an educational and ...
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