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  • Summer Reading Guide 6-8
    Book Activities Printables
    Summer Reading Guide: Grades 6-8
    Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades 6-8 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades K-2 and grades 3-5. ...
  • Summer Reading Guide K-2
    Book Activities Printables
    Summer Reading Guide: Grades K-2
    Print this reading guide full of great books for in grades K-2 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. ...
  • Two kids using laptops with bowl of popcorn
    Educational Websites
    Best Learning Websites for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    The Internet isn't just for big kids anymore! With many sites now available for toddlers, learning colors, numbers, and letters has never been easier. Check out our list of the best websites for kids, and find fun games, printables, and more that...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Summer Reading Guide 3-5
    Book Activities Printables
    Summer Reading Guide: Grades 3-5
    Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades 3-5 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades K-2 and grades 6-8. ...
  • At the Waters Edge, 2015 book
    Summer Reading
    Hottest Summer Reads for Moms in 2016
    Whether you're on the beach, porch, or couch, summer is the best time to open a book and step into another world. From scorching romance novels to riveting historical fiction and breezy beach reads, consider these popular page-turners to go with ...
    Erin Dower
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Toy Recalls
    Consumer Products Safety Commission Recalls Baby Slings
    Consumer Products Safety Commission Recalls Baby SlingsThe Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled over one million infant sling carriers manufactured by Infantino after being linked to three infant deaths. The CPSC is urging pare...
  • Travel Games Printables
    Word Fun -- On the Beach
    Have someone give you the parts of speech that are listed under the blank lines. Fill them in and then read the story out loud to hear about a funny day at the beach. ...
  • Food
    Fruits and Vegetables
    How Well Do You Know Your Vegetables?
    Fresh, frozen or canned vegetables: Which type brings the most nutritional value to the table? Take this quiz to test your veggie smarts! ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Worry Eaters Schnulli
    Best Toys
    Top 10 Developmental Toys for Children with Special Needs
    When your child has special needs, you want to do everything you can to help him learn and grow. The good news is, learning time can be play time, too. Whether your child is physically or learning disabled, or you would just like to work on his d...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Kids
    Olympic Games
    Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games
    Vancouver will host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. How much do you know about this Canadian city? ...
  • Interactive Alphabet ABCs App
    Mobile Apps
    10 Best Apps to Help Kids Learn to Read
    From learning the alphabet to stringing letter sounds together, reading requires a foundation of many skills. These interactive apps can help provide the building blocks of reading, focusing on literacy skills including phonetic awareness, site w...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Best Toys
    Are Your Kids' Toys Hall-of-Fame Worthy?
    Did you know there is a Toy Hall of Fame? Only 44 toys have made it into this select group. Recent inductees include childhood favorites such as the ball, Big Wheel®, and Game Boy®. Read on learn about a few other toys that are worthy of this e...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • DiaryofaWimpyKidBook,comicshot
    Children's Books
    Inside the Wimpy Kid Series
    Is your child a Wimpy Kid fan? Get the scoop on the books, the author, and the feature films based on the hit series. Written by Family Education's own Jeff Kinney, these webcomics-to-books have captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. Perfe...
  • GoodnightMoon
    Bed Time
    Sweet Dreams! Top 10 Bedtime Stories for Children
    Getting your child to sleep at night isn't always an easy task. These children's bedtime books are full of adorable characters, imaginative illustrations, and rhyming words that are sure to lull your little one right into dreamland. Looking for m...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • mom talking to daughter about difficult subject
    Death and Dying
    12 Children's Books That Help Explain Tragedies and Death
    It can be incredibly difficult to explain tragedy and death to a young child, and to help them cope. Whether your family is facing a personal loss of a family member or friend, or is struggling with the news of a community or national tragedy, ...
  • Grover,SesameStreet
    Kids and Tv
    Celebrating 40 Years of Sesame Street
    According to the Sesame Street Workshop, Sesame Street was the number one show recalled by mothers of children ages 6 months to 11 years when asked to name any children's program. It's no wonder this incredibly popular and educational program has...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Children's Books
    Children's Books by Celebrities
    Check out these great children books written by celebrities. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! ...
  • RecalledStroller,Graco,QuattroTour,MetroLite
    Toy Recalls
    Recent Children's Product Recalls
    Children's products are periodically recalled for healthy and safety reasons. When it comes to your kids' safety, the best defense is to stay informed. Here's a look at some of the most recent product recalls, as well as ways you can stay on top ...