Reindeer Round-up: Fun Facts, Crafts & Activities

I've always loved reindeer!  I'm sure one of the reasons that they are so intriguing is that they're pretty scarce where most of us live.  But if you're lucky, you might be able to see one during your lifetime.  Thanks to a ...
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Tips for Kids: Being a Helpful Host & a Gracious Guest

  Welcome to our December Online Book Club for Kids!  Each month, a group of amazing bloggers highlights an author and create a variety of activities and crafts to go along with their books. This month we're featuring the books ...
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Christmas Crafts with Kiwi Crate

We had the opportunity to review the Crafty Christmas crate from Kiwi Crate! If you aren't sure what a 'Kiwi Crate' is -- let me introduce you!   Kiwi Crate is a company that makes crafting with your kids easy and fun!  You ca...
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The Wonderful Stories of Jan Brett

It's time for our Kid's Virtual Bookclub again -- and December's featured author will be the AMAZING Jan Brett! I'm sure you're familiar with at least one of her many books.  She has authored and illustrated more than 30 beautiful sto...
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5 Amazing Ways to Use Kids' Artwork for the Holidays

Not sure what to do with all the Christmas projects and winter crafts in your house?  Try these ideas!If there's one thing we have a lot of in our house, it's kids' artwork! They are always making such cool projects at school and ...
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Top Toys for Curious Kids

 Are you looking for gift ideas for a curious kid?  You know, a child who loves to ask 'why', takes things apart to see how they work and is always wondering about something?I LOVE curious kids!  And shopping for them can be ...
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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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14 Creative Ways to Keep Kids Busy on Thanksgiving

A list of FUN things for kids to do on Thanksgiving Day! So, you’ve got the turkey ordered, your guest list is all set and you know what you’re making for dessert.  But have you thought about Thanksgiving Day activities for your ...
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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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Finding Jingle Bells: An Alternative to Elf on a Shelf

Looking for an alternative to Elf on the Shelf? Try Searching for Jingle Bells hidden by elves!I am always looking for ways to make things a little less hectic during the holidays – because I really don’t need one more thing to rem...
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Kids Co-op: Halloween Fun!

    Can you believe it's less than a week until Halloween!?! We are hunting down some costume accessories, prepping the porch for trick-or-treaters and trying to decide which fun event we'll attend this weekend....
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Outdoor Play with Pumpkins & Leaves

What do you do when the rain spoils your plans? We were all set to visit the pumpkin patch last week and what happens -- rain!  Twice!! ...
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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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Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

  Welcome to our Fall learning series where you'll find kids books, activities and fun ways to learn all focused on Autumn topics. Our theme for this week is Owls!  Owls are amazing creatures and kids will enjoy learning about ...
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World Animal Day 2012: What Animals Teach Kids

To celebrate World Animal Day on October 4th, I'm joining a wonderful group of kid bloggers from around the world to share posts about why children love animals! We are definately an animal family!  We have pets, love to visit attract...
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