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7 Children’s Books to Read with Your Toddlers

According to Dr. Seuss, “you can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” Not only is reading dreaming with open eyes, reading with your little ones has plenty of benefits, from building listening and communication skills to nourishing their imagination. It’s also a great way to bond with your kids. Whether you’re looking for magic or another way to bond with your toddlers, here’s our pick 7 children’s books you can read with them! 1. The Elephant and the Bad Baby by Elfrida Vipont Source: Amazon Suitable Ages: 2 – 5 years Written by Elfrida Vipong and illustrated by Raymond Briggs, who also brought us classics like The Snowman and When the Wind...

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7 Great (& Free) Resources for Stimulating Creative Writing for Kids

Source: picjumbo/pixabay There are so many ways to inspire and exercise the mind of young writers, from reading books and writing their own stories to creating scrapbooks and playing games. If you need a little aid for your own little writer, here are 7 great resources you can use! 1. Imagine Forest Photo credits Imagine Forest Packed with a library of resources, from Story Idea Generator with thousands of funny story ideas, downloadable short stories, story-writing lessons and worksheets to printable writing activities, papercraft ideas and writing games, Imagine Forest aims to inspire young minds and improve the writing skills of children. You can even write your own stories and share them with the Imagine Forest community. 2. Story Factory...

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10+ Places to Find Free Children’s Ebooks for Kids of Different Ages

Source: Josh Applegate/Unsplash There are many ways to engage your little ones’ mind, reading books is one of them. The best thing about books is that they allow us to go places and bring us on countless adventures from where we are. And if your little one is in need of a new adventure, here’s a list of sites where you can find free children’s books to bring them away! National Library Board – Offers a wide range of ebooks, audiobooks, comics and magazines. You can use the Libby app to borrow and read books (max. loan: 16). All You Can Books – Free trial (30 days) offers unlimited access to over 40,000 ebooks and audiobooks that you can download...

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7 Tips to Keep Your Kids Warm on Your Winter Vacation

Source: Victoria Borodinova/Pexels Forget any thoughts about a winter escapade if you’re out with your little humans and they’re trembling in cold. Kids tend to lose heat faster than adults but don’t worry, that does not spell the end of your wintry adventures. Arm yourself with these helpful tips to keeping your little ones warm (but don’t forget to keep yourself warm in the process) and set forth on your winter fun! 1. Bundle Them in Layers Source: Pixabay Multiple thin layers are always better than wrapping your little ones up in one thick layer. Start with a base thermal layer, add regular clothes on top of it (avoid heavy cotton, like jeans if the weather is wet-cold; otherwise it’ll...

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7 Last Minute Gift Ideas to Impress Your Kids With this Children's Day

Tick Tock, Children’s Day is in just a few days! And if you left shopping for gifts till last minute and are now panicking because you've yet to actually get it done, panic no more, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s a list of easy and creative gifts for kids that you can assemble in a short time! 1. Craft Box Rather than just buying your little ones individual crayons and markers, you can put them together to create a fun craft box that they can experiment with. You can fill it with colorful crayons, markers, construction paper, glitter (if you’re going down this path, be prepared to see glitter everywhere, from your cups to your hair and ears!),...

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