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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Kidoinfo proud sponsor of AS220 FOO FEST 2017!

Kidoinfo proud sponsor of AS220 FOO FEST 2017!

[ 0 ] July 24, 2017 |

FOO FEST returns to downtown Providence on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 from 1 PM to 1 AM for 12 more incredible hours of music, art, performance, kid and family-friendly activities, hands-on interactive art experiences from local artists, makers, and like-minded arts and cultural organizations, DIY technology, delectable food and drink, and much more, all highlighting arts, culture, and […]

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Providence Community Library Helps Keep Kids Busy with Reading, Games, Free Entertainers & Summer Fun!

Providence Community Library Helps Keep Kids Busy with Reading, Games, Free Entertainers & Summer Fun!

[ 0 ] June 27, 2017 |

So much happening this summer at Providence Community Library (PCL), which provides daily fun, great books, and special performances at nine neighborhood locations. The Library helps school age students get stamps for their Passports to Summer Learning, learn how to track their activities using Providence READsquared software, complete PCL game cards and earn prizes for […]

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Kidoinfo Play in the Park 2017 Schedule

Kidoinfo Play in the Park 2017 Schedule

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017 |

Tuesdays (starting July 11) from 3-6pm in Burnside Park, Downtown Providence. Free fun for all ages.  Kidoinfo is proud partner of Play in the Park teaming up with Jen Smith of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and company to bring family friendly activities to Burnside Park. There is something new each week!Plus Every Tuesday, from 3 – […]

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Kidoinfo Storytime + Art in the Park 2017 Schedule

Kidoinfo Storytime + Art in the Park 2017 Schedule

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017 |

Thursdays (July 13 – August 17) from 10:30am – 12:30pm in Burnside Park, Downtown Providence. Each summer Kidoinfo teams up with Jen Smith of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and company to bring Storytime + Art in the Park to Burnside Park. Through this program, DDPC and Kidoinfo invite local authors, storytellers and illustrators to bring their […]

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RIMOSA: A New Providence Museum, of Curiosity!

RIMOSA: A New Providence Museum, of Curiosity!

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017 |

By Bonnie Epstein (RIMOSA Executive Director) & Kimberly Arcand (Popular science author & RIMOSA Board member) The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) was founded seven years ago – by local scientists, artists, parents, and educators – as a museum without walls to create exhibits and programs at the intersections of science and […]

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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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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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