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October 16, 2019

3 Activities from Code Cracking for Kids »

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Learn history while simultaneously expanding your code cracking skills with these exciting activities below!

For more fun facts and activities, be sure to check out Code Cracking for Kids: Secret Communications throughout History by Jean Daigneau. Code Cracking for Kids explores many aspects of …

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August 28, 2019

Juice and Draw – Great American Artists for Kids »

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Wine and Paint nights are the most fun way to unleash the artist in you, but without the wine, what are the kids supposed to do? We came up with the ingenious solution: Juice and Draw!


With their juice cups in hand, we had our managing editor's kids paint like Edward Hopper by thinking of an emotio…

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August 23, 2019

Fall Activities from Ancient Romans and their Neighbors »

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Prepare for fall like the ancient Romans with these cozy activities!

For more fun facts and activities, be sure to check out Ancient Romans and Their Neighbors. In this lively history book, children will explore ancient Roman culture—along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Etruscans, C…

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August 9, 2019

Ultimate Back to School Roundup »

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It's that time of year when pool days wind down and school supplies are flying off the shelves. To help kids (and parents) prepare, we've compiled the ultimate back-to-school roundup of books for readers of all ages. This school-themed book list will inspire kids to have their best school year yet, …

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August 5, 2019

Yes, I Can Listen! – Illustrator Interview »

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With beautiful, full-color illustrations and fun, catchy rhymes, Yes I Can Listen!, written by Steve Metzger and illustrated by Susan Szecsi, encourages children to develop attentive listening skills. Read below for an interview with the talented Susan Szecsi, as she dives into her illustration pro…

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July 8, 2019

Excerpt – Nikola Tesla for Kids »

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Full STEM ahead! To celebrate the release of Nikola Tesla for Kids by Amy M. O'Quinn, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite stem activities from the book. Keep the kids entertained this summer as they explore Nikola Tesla's ideas and inventions!
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June 17, 2019

The Apollo Missions for Kids – Jerome Pohlen Interview »

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Read below to learn about Jerome Pohlen’s research and writing of his newest book, The Apollo Missions for Kids, including which activities he recommends and what he hopes kids will take away from reading it.



While there have been multiple books for kids about specific Apollo missions, your

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February 27, 2019

Plantology Activities for Kids! »

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To celebrate the release of Plantology by Michael Elsohn Ross, the newest addition to our Young Naturalists series, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite activities from the book below. As we ever so slowly move into spring, have fun exploring the world of plants with your young budding nature…

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