Need some ideas for creative outdoor play before summer? GeekDad’s got you covered. Read More
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‘Tis the season for chills and thrills. Read More
Workman’s ‘Paint by Sticker’ books are the perfect on-the-go craft. Read More
Lonely Planet has, for years, put out quality, appealing travel and guide books for adults, and, more recently, has published some exceptionally high quality informational and activity travel books for kids. This year’s selection is no different. Read More
As a fan and frequent user of my local branch, I wonder: How do we instill appreciation for libraries in our kids this National Library Week? Read More
One time, as a child, I built a fantastic fort that withstood four New England winters.
I was so proud of it! I would spend entire afternoons holed up in that sacred place. I’d get lost in an imaginary world, or while away the hours lost in a favorite book. I’d love to know how many books were read in that space!
Of course, my brothers and I built many forts over the years, both indoors and outdoors, but the outdoor forts reigned supreme. Read More
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” — Fred Rogers (‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’) Read More
I’ve been thrilled with the Scholastic and Energizer “Power Up and Read” program for the summer, running from May 4th – September 4th, 2015. Read More
I’ve been asking myself a serious question for the past few days since reading Issue #1 of Keepers of the Lost Art, a new comic book that is looking to raise funds to put the comic book in 5000+ kids’ hands and support a website full of activities, adventure, and more: How can I encourage my two young boys to stretch their imaginations and explore their world with more physical play and less digital/virtual experiences? Read More
DIY.org, the online community for kids who like to make stuff, goes from strength to strength with a new version of their app, more skills and features and the promise of real patches! Read More