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24 Best Back-to-School Books: Preschool thru Middle School

Great back to school books for preschool, elementary and middle school kids! One of the BIG things to do before school starts is to read a few books about the grade level kids are about to enter -- it can really help kids to prepare for th...
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2022 Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Check out the FREE 2022 Summer Reading Programs for kids! It's that time of year again when we break out the list of free summer reading programs.  Since research shows that kids who don't read over their summer break actually lose so...
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License Plate Game | FREE Printable Road Trip Games

The License Plate Game with printable state map is one of our favorite printable road trip activities! It's perfect to play with kids, tweens & teens (even adults enjoy it!) The game is typically played in your car on a trip or while dr...
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12 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

Enjoy these Must-Read picture books and read alouds 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 t...
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10 Groundhog Day Science Activities & Books

Try these Groundhog Day science activities & books for kids that explore shadow science experiments, weather predictions and more seasonal fun! February 2nd is Groundhog's Day - the halfway point of winter.  If you've got kids, y...
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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 project ideas and activities! Diving in to learning about where animals live -- like our recent layers of the ocean zones habitat project for kids  -- i...
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10 Classic Winter Books for Kids

Grab a cup of cocoa and enjoy a few of these classic Winter books for kids this week! I don't know about you but one of the first things that comes to my mind when winter hits is cuddling up under the blankets with a good book or two. ...
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25 Nature-themed Christmas Books & Activities

Enjoy these Christmas-themed nature books and winter play activities! Christmas is a wonderful time to invite nature into the house! We love creating & crafting with natural items during the holidays -- they're not only free but plent...
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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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10 Thanksgiving Books for Kids about Gratitude & Traditions

A great list of Thanksgiving books about being thankful & funny Thanksgiving stories! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays -- a time to talk about gratitude (try these free printable Family Conversation Starters that focus on gr...
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10 Kids Books & Activities about Hibernation and Migration

Learn how animals prepare for winter with books & activities about hibernation and migration! Our kids are always curious about where animals go in the winter.  Like we explored with our animal habitat project,  animals eithe...
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14 Cozy Fall Stories for Kids

Gorgeous kids books about Fall and Autumn to cozy up with this season! I love fall - love, love, love it!  The cooler temps, beautiful colors and the smell of the air.  And one thing we really enjoy doing in Autumn is to move ou...
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Leaf Hunt Books & Leaf Activities for Kids

Enjoy these gorgeous kids books about leaves -- perfect to pair with favorite Fall activities this Autumn or to take with you on a leaf scavenger hunt! One of the best things about Autumn (next to the pumpkin bread, of course) are the beau...
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10 Camping Books for Kids + Where to Camp for Free!

Find free places to camp with your family and great books about camping for kids! Planning a family camping trip this year? Or maybe planning to pitch a tent in the backyard?  Family camping with kids can be tons of fun -- sleeping u...
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15 Fabulous Books about Forest Animals

Enjoy these gorgeous children's books about forest animals before heading out to explore the woods! Our kids and I have always loved forest animals -- probably because we live in the middle of the grassy plains ;) which is why we love read...
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