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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Rhode Island Center for the Book Announces the 2017 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Book

Rhode Island Center for the Book Announces the 2017 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island Book

[ 0 ] April 26, 2017 |

Kids Reading Across Rhode Island (KRARI), the ‘one book, one state’ initiative to transition the joys of reading from the classroom to summer vacation for students in grades 3-6, kicks off its 8th year with the 2017 award-winning book, Save me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan. Internationally acclaimed storyteller Len Cabral chairs […]

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100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

100+ Things To Do with Kids in Rhode Island

[ 64 ] April 1, 2017 |

Consider 100 things to do with kids in Rhode Island, Kidoinfo’s Bucket List, filled with things to do with your children before they grow up! Fun, food, culture, and history all unique to our area: these are things we believe every young Rhode Islander should see and do.

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Honor Dr. Mr. Luther King Jr.

Honor Dr. Mr. Luther King Jr.

[ 0 ] January 12, 2017 |

BOOKS: A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler,. Illustrated by Robert Casilla A good beginning book for kids age 4 – 8. The simple text celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and explains why he is a hero. The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray […]

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Creating Family Traditions: Kidoinfo Readers Share Ideas for all Seasons

Creating Family Traditions: Kidoinfo Readers Share Ideas for all Seasons

[ 0 ] December 30, 2016 |

At every family meal, we go around the table and each person says what he or she is thankful for. – Mark

We love to play short round robin games of either Boggle or Bananagrams at the end of the day. It’s a family event. We are all in our pajamas, sitting atop the parents’ bed with either of those games. – Josefina

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COMMUNITY-MINDED KIDS: Field Guide, Resources, and Conversation Video

COMMUNITY-MINDED KIDS: Field Guide, Resources, and Conversation Video

[ 0 ] December 12, 2016 |

How do we raise our children to be thinkers and doers and to care about the world around them? I invited five community-minded parents and the community to share resources and ideas at AS220 on May 25, 2011.

Some of the ideas discussed; Tell stories and read to your children about people with different experiences and from different cultures, teach them to be socially responsible by being a role model—sometimes it is the simple everyday things we do such as where and what we shop and how we treat our neighbors that teaches our children to care about the world around them.

If you missed the conversation, join in now. Watch the video, pick a CMK field guide…

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Governor Gina Raimondo shares Halloween Traditions with Kidoinfo

Governor Gina Raimondo shares Halloween Traditions with Kidoinfo

[ 0 ] October 28, 2016 |

At Kidoinfo, we love to learn about and share family traditions and seasonal rituals, weaving those carried from our past with those we initiate with our own children. Today we are honored to speak with Governor Raimondo about the Halloween. KIDOINFO: Governor Raimondo, as October draws to its climactic close, we are wondering what Halloween […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS (Fall 2016): Pickle This!

Edible Rhody KIDS (Fall 2016): Pickle This!

[ 0 ] September 29, 2016 |

A pickle often refers to small cucumbers preserved in a mixture of vinegar, herbs and brine. But did you know you can “pickle” almost any vegetable following a few basic steps? The Basics: Vegetable + Seasoning + Vinegar + Brine = Pickles! Refrigerator pickles: How will YOU fill your Jar? Vegetables (in season): Cucumbers, carrots, […]

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The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show on October 4!

The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show on October 4!

[ 0 ] September 28, 2016 |

You may know Ricky, artist-in-resident from Kidoinfo Storytime and Art in the Park summer series in Burnside Park. Happy to share and promote his creative genius and newest project: The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show. Check it out! The Ricky Rainbow Beard Show What it is: a children’s variety show that includes costumed characters, puppets, video, […]

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Family Fun on the Plaza! 2016 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Making on the Moon!

Family Fun on the Plaza! 2016 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Making on the Moon!

[ 0 ] July 6, 2016 |

Kidoinfo + Downtown Parks Conservancy present: Summer Family Fun on the Plaza in Burnside Park Tuesdays and Thursdays (July and August). FREE. All Ages. Now in its 7th year, Kidoinfo has partnered with Jen Smith of the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy to create FREE weekly summer events, both fun and enriching, that attracts hundreds of […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS (Spring 2016): Berry Good Turnovers

Edible Rhody KIDS (Spring 2016): Berry Good Turnovers

[ 0 ] July 1, 2016 |

These handheld treats, filled with yummy berries, are simple to make and delicious to eat-at home or on the go. No forks or plates needed. They’re good for breakfast, snack time or dessert! Pick your own berries! Strawberries: June Wild Gooseberries: June I July I August Raspberries: June I July I August I September Blueberries: […]

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