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Month: December 2014

Gift Ideas for Future Scientists

Gift Ideas for Future Scientists

Science is everywhere. From the backyard to the kitchen table, earth’s core to outer space, and everywhere in between. It’s great fun to discover something new. Here are a few gift ideas to spark discovery. Keen observers ages 3+ will enjoy Educational Insights’ My First […]

Is there a Picasso in your house?

Is there a Picasso in your house?

Although most of us think of Picasso primarily as a painter, he was also a sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright. In celebration of his varied interests and artistic media, we offer the following to encourage creativity across disciplines. Wee Society – Wee […]

Books to Give: Part Three

Books to Give: Part Three

From Kemie Nix, founder of Children’s Literature for Children, three books for readers ages 7 and up. MIKIS AND THE DONKEY Ages: 7 -10 Author: Bibi Dumon Tak Illustrator: Philip Hopman Publisher: Eerdmans Mikis and his family live on the Greek island of Corfu. One […]

Noodle on this, Future Chefs!

Noodle on this, Future Chefs!

The alphabetically second holiday gift list we cooked up for Noodle.com is for the Future Chef. Cooking is a lot more than getting pots dirty. It’s a hot topic in playgroups and Pinterest. It’s also a learning opportunity. From color recognition to chemistry, mouth-feel to […]

Gifts for Future Novelists

Gifts for Future Novelists

Any novelist worth her salt knows that the way to become a better writer is to read, read, read. Reading creates opportunities to learn and to travel to worlds both real and imagined – past, present, and future. Parents can help even the youngest develop […]