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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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.
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
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 modelâ€”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…
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
Family Fun on the Plaza! 2016 Kidoinfo Play in the Park and Storytime + Art in the Park: Making on the Moon!
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 […]
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: […]
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased to announce the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at India Point Park on Monday, July 4th beginning at 4:30PM. This expanded event will feature family friendly activities, a bike parade and […]
Providence Community Library Takes Learning on the Road to Schools and Recreation Centers with “Summer Reading in the Schoolyard”
Providence Community Library’s (PCL’s) big, red mobile library will become a familiar sight in the city this summer. Starting June 27, the bus will make weekly visits to ten elementary schools and provide library services at a number of summer and sports day camps operated by the City’s Recreation Department. The project, called Summer Reading […]