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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Children’s Museum Executive Director Janice O’Donnell Steps Down

Children’s Museum Executive Director Janice O’Donnell Steps Down

[ 1 ] November 27, 2014 |

Providence Children’s Museum announces that Executive Director Janice O’Donnell will leave the Museum on Friday, November 28 to pursue other projects. Janice is a legend, a hero and an inspiration…she has touched and inspired the lives of many – young and old. She and the museum have been a valuable partner of Kidoinfo since it […]

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Family Tradition: DIY Advent Calendar

Family Tradition: DIY Advent Calendar

[ 0 ] November 26, 2014 |

Our DIY Word Advent Calendar has become one of my family’s favorite holiday traditions. I made the envelopes ages ago and now only swap out the words every couple of years to keep up with the my boys’ growing vocabulary. Although I’m reusing our word calendar, there are so many other Advent options out there. […]

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Board of Education, Education Council, RIDE launch strategic-plan development

Board of Education, Education Council, RIDE launch strategic-plan development

[ 0 ] November 24, 2014 |

Make your voice heard… All Rhode Islanders invited to participate in planning process The Board of Education, the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) have invited all Rhode Islanders to participate in the development of the strategic plan for elementary and secondary education. The process of developing […]

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Call for Rhode Island Students in Grades 4 – 12: Write Letters About Literature!

Call for Rhode Island Students in Grades 4 – 12: Write Letters About Literature!

[ 0 ] November 24, 2014 |

Rhode Island students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to enter the Letters About Literature National Contest sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Rhode Island center for the Book. State winners receive a cash prize of $100 and advance to the national level judging.  National Winners (one national winner at each level) […]

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Tree of Thanks

Tree of Thanks

[ 2 ] November 20, 2014 |

First published in 2007, but still one of my favorite Kidoinfo projects and love seeing how others have adapted it over the yeas. This project has become a Thanksgiving tradition in our house. It’s a way to celebrate fall and remind us of the many relatives and friends we have to be thankful for. This […]

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More Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids

More Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids

[ 0 ] November 4, 2014 |

Time to replace the Halloween decorations with some more natural DIY crafts. We like to celebrate fall by making crafts that remind us of the season’s colors, shapes and textures or using natural materials found on our outdoor hikes. Many of these projects are simple and need little advanced planning. Although I show samples of […]

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Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014 |

I just learned about this movie challenge for kids ages 13 + ….We love opportunities that challenge our kids to use digital devices in creative ways. THE LOWDOWN: A new component to the National Grid-SmartPower program, Rhode Island Energy Challenge Find Your Four!, challenges Rhode Island residents to create a video no longer than 60 […]

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Make it a SAFE Halloween!

Make it a SAFE Halloween!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2014 |

As we prepare our kiddos for a fun day or evening of trick-or-treating, let’s also help make it safe for them. The American Red Cross offers us some common sense safety tips worth repeating (and if you’re looking for family-friendly Halloween activities in the area this weekend and even on Halloween Day, take a look […]

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Join us! THIRD-Annual Kidoinfo Spooky (but Not so Scary) Storytime & Haunted Art in the Park!

Join us! THIRD-Annual Kidoinfo Spooky (but Not so Scary) Storytime & Haunted Art in the Park!

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014 |

Saturday, October 25, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Kidoinfo is teaming up again with Jen Smith (of Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy) along with the amazing Alison Paul and the rest of our awesome summer storytime gang to bring you Halloween fun in Burnside Park! Join us in Burnside Park on Saturday, October 25 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: APPLES (Fall 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: APPLES (Fall 2014)

[ 0 ] October 9, 2014 |

Welcome Fall! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Apples”, celebrates this delicious fall fruit in all its many shapes, sizes and colors! Check out the ER fall issue online or available at local newsstands all over the state. Why we LOVE apples! • Super yummy! • Easy […]

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