A Gift List for Children
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A Gift List for Children

This holiday season, we’ve teamed up with Sarah Olmstead, the author of the book Imagine Childhood (who also runs a carefully curated online store with the same name), to put together this list of books, toys, and tools that will inspire children to create, imagine, and explore. Enjoy! Stars: A Family Guide to the Night Sky by … Continue reading

Free Project: Cherry, Coconut, and Walnut Bread from Little Bites
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Free Project: Cherry, Coconut, and Walnut Bread from Little Bites

This versatile bread packed with nutty coconut, toasted walnuts, and sweet cherries can take you from breakfast straight through to dessert. Individual slices wrapped in parchment paper are ideal for an on-the-go breakfast or tucked into a lunch box. For an extra-decadent dessert, add dark chocolate chunks and serve the slices straight from the oven … Continue reading

Free Project: Bunny Rabbit Rolls from Little Bites
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Free Project: Bunny Rabbit Rolls from Little Bites

Ideal for picnic lunches, these rolls make use of summer’s abundant veggies and include a variety of tastes and textures. Easy to pack and great from eating on the go, Bunny Rabbit Rolls also lend themselves well to creativity. Experiment and customize your ideal roll, or set up an ingredient bar and let your kids … Continue reading

Free Project: Creative Birthday Traditions from The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids
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Free Project: Creative Birthday Traditions from The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids

When a parent of child has a birthday, it’s a good time to introduce a creative activity that might become a family tradition. You have a chance to celebrate a birthday and each family member’s unique way of being creative too. You might expand this tradition to include extended family members too: cousins, grandparents, godparents, … Continue reading

Mama Gone Geek on NPR’s Science Friday!
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Mama Gone Geek on NPR’s Science Friday!

Happy 2015! We’ve already had a great start to the year as our very own Lynn Brunelle, author of Mama Gone Geek was invited to be on NPR’s Science Friday! As NPR describes, “For science-savvy moms and geek dads, scientific experimentation isn’t a once-a-year-during-the-science-fair endeavor. It’s something to do with the kids all year round, … Continue reading

Free Project: Lighted Cardboard Dollhouse from The Artful Year
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Free Project: Lighted Cardboard Dollhouse from The Artful Year

Children love to fashion little houses out of cardboard, decorating them with fanciful papers and drawings and adding a string of lights for an extra dose of magic on winter evenings. Download the PDF. from The Artful Year: Celebrating the Seasons and Holidays with Crafts and Recipes by Jean Van’t Hul Continue reading