Blogs: Kids

  • Early Literacy in Everyday Places: Doing LaundryEarly Literacy in Everyday Places

    Doing the laundry is one of the best ways to incorporate early literacy activities in your daily or weekly routine. Which is why Wash Time is Talk Time has been a new initiative established by the National Coin Laundry Association, Clinton Foundation and Too Small to Fail to promote and encourage more interactions with young children.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Tell a Joke Day!cover of "hyperbole and a half"

    August 16th is Tell a Joke Day! Whether you want to tell the jokes, or just pick up a book that'll make you laugh, the following are some favorite comedy and joke books that will brighten your day!
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Back to School - Setting Literacy Goalskids with back to school banner

    Is your child going back to school next week? Starting school for the first time? Back to school is a special time for children, and can sometimes be a difficult transition going from the fun and easy summer days to the more structured routine of a school schedule. Although your child may be ready to get started with all their school supplies, one of the most important tools that they’ll rely on are their literacy skills. Refreshing and encouraging these skills at home will help your children succeed right from the start.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Early Literacy in Everyday Places: The KitchenEarly Literacy in Everyday Places

    Summertime is a great place to start healthy habits for your family. What better place to start than in your kitchen? Cooking with toddlers and preschoolers can be fun, messy and an incredible learning experience fostering healthy eating habits, developing your child's imagination and their gross motor skills. Whether its something as simple as brewing a pot of coffee or more complex like cooking spaghetti, this is an experience they will always remember.
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • National Ice Cream Month!The Ultimate Ice Cream Book

    July is National Ice Cream Month! Additionally, National Ice Cream Day is the third Sunday of July, which is this Sunday, July 19, 2015! Learn about ice cream, make ice cream, and most importantly, eat ice cream! You can also celebrate by checking out The National Ice Cream Day Festival at SoMa StrEat Food Park, featuring the Bay Area's top ice cream vendors!
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0