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Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

 

If you’re like me, sometimes you’re skeptical about the value of an all in one activity kit. Concerns about ease of use, quality, and ability to capture attention spans of kids generally conquer my desire to purchase them. Recently, I had the opportunity to review several Klutz brand activity kits, and my opinions . . . → Read More: Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

 

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National Early Education Organization and Children’s Book Publisher Join Global Movement to Shine a Spotlight on the Importance of High-Quality Early Learning with 2015 campaign book “Not Norman: A Goldfish Story”

BOSTON, MA (APRIL 28, 2015) Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, and Candlewick Press, an independent . . . → Read More: Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

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Kira-Kira

By Cynthia Kadohata

Ages 10 and Up

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 2006)

Publisher’s Synopsis: kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; shining Glittering. That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

Book of the Day: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

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My Father’s Dragon

By Ruth Stiles Gannett

Ages 4 – 8

Published by Random House Books for Young Readers (Yearling 2005)

Publisher’s Synopsis: When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. RUTH STILES . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Book of the Day: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

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Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

By Johanna Basford

Ages 8 and Up

Published by Laurence King Publishing (March 2013)

Publisher’s Synopsis: Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

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