Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids.

Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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Providence Public Library Announces Summer Reading Programs & Performances, Book Lists & More!

Providence Public Library Announces Summer Reading Programs & Performances, Book Lists & More!

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016 |

The Providence Public Library (PPL) is pleased to announce its 2016 Summer Reading schedule of programs and activities beginning on Monday, June 27 and continuing through Wednesday, August 3. This year’s Summer Reading theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” A mix of programs for children and their families will focus on getting summer […]

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PVDFest 2016: Family Fun in Burnside Park, June 4th!

PVDFest 2016: Family Fun in Burnside Park, June 4th!

[ 0 ] June 2, 2016 |

Love to share all the cool things happening in Burnside Park—home of Kidoinfo Storytime / Art in the Park and Kidoinfo Play in the Park—this Saturday as part of the mega 2016 PVDFest! The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, in conjunction with Providence Art Culture Tourism & FirstWorks, invites you to Burnside Park during PVD Fest […]

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Complex Learners: What to Look For

Complex Learners: What to Look For

[ 0 ] June 1, 2016 |

Today’s Contributing Writer: Anna Johnson, Head of School at The Wolf School As parents and educators we understand that one size does not fit all. Your child might approach social situations slowly while someone else’s child jumps right in. One student learns best with verbal prompts while another does better with visual cues. Right out […]

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Your PVDFest Family Fun Checklist: Plenty for the kiddos to do on June 4!

Your PVDFest Family Fun Checklist: Plenty for the kiddos to do on June 4!

[ 0 ] May 30, 2016 |

With PVDFest quickly approaching, you may be wondering how family friendly is this big, free celebration in Downtown Providence happening Saturday, June 4?!? Thanks to this great round up from FirstWorks, the answer is easy: Plenty! There will be enough family-friendly fun to keep festival-goers of all ages entertained all day! – Anisa We know […]

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Documentary Film Screening: SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age on May 20

Documentary Film Screening: SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age on May 20

[ 0 ] May 5, 2016 |

Nathan Bishop Middle School PTO presents the film, SCREENAGERS Growing Up in the Digital Age, a documentary about one of the biggest parenting issues of our time. The screening takes place, Friday, May 20 at 7pm and is open to the community. (Tickets required, see details below.) Are you watching kids scroll through life, with […]

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Celebrate Kids in Glasses at the 5th Annual Great Glasses Play Day!

Celebrate Kids in Glasses at the 5th Annual Great Glasses Play Day!

[ 0 ] May 3, 2016 |

Fun-filled event will connect families and raise awareness of childhood vision health. The 5th annual Great Glasses Play Day will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Moses Brown School Playground (250 Lloyd Avenue Providence, RI 02906) from 11am to 1pm. This event is free and open to the public. Celebrate children who wear […]

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The Rhode Island Robot Block Party

The Rhode Island Robot Block Party

[ 0 ] April 6, 2016 |

The round-up of Rhody robots returns! In celebration of National Robotics Week (April 2-10), the 3rd annual Rhode Island Robot Block Party showcases hands-on activities and cool demonstrations to engage the whole family in learning more about how robotics are used in research, education, work and play. The Rhode Island Robot Block Party is presented […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS (Spring 2016): The Importance of Breakfast

Edible Rhody KIDS (Spring 2016): The Importance of Breakfast

[ 0 ] March 24, 2016 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. We love getting kids involved with all things local! Food, farm life, recipes and produce for every season are all here to inspire our up-and-coming foodies to enjoy the bounty of Rhode Island. This seasons’ topic is “Breakfast”. Hot or cold, the […]

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Friends of Providence Community Library Speak Up!

Friends of Providence Community Library Speak Up!

[ 0 ] March 23, 2016 |

We love our neighborhood libraries – every one of them an essential community hub for gathering to learn, socialize, and connect. – Anisa The Friends of Providence Community Library (PCL) system — Fox Point, Knight Memorial, Mt Pleasant, Olneyville, Rochambeau, Smith Hill, South Providence, Wanskuck and Washington Park libraries — will rally on Thursday, March […]

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Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

[ 3 ] February 2, 2016 |

In 1984, 37% of all computer science graduates were women, but today that number is just 18%. 20% of AP Computer Science test-takers are female, and 0.4% of high school girls express interest in majoring in Computer Science. Reshma Saujani founded the Girls Who Code organization to change those statistics with a mission to inspire, […]

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