Category: preschool

Children’s Book Review Motherbridge of Love

Children’s Book Review Motherbridge of Love

[ 2 ] May 3, 2010 |

“Motherbridge of Love” is an anonymously written Chinese poem that’s illustrated by Josee Massee. It links a child, a child’s birth mother and the child’s adoptive mother. The poem is lovely and heart-filled and shows the importance of both women in an adopted child’s life. Turned into a book in 2007, the story begins, “Two different lives shaped […]

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What are you doing this summer with your kids?

What are you doing this summer with your kids?

[ 3 ] April 28, 2010 |

Are you thinking about camp, a planned vacation, long lazy days at the beach, day-trips or are you not even thinking of summer yet? To get you in the mood here are some helpful links from Kidoinfo: – Summer camp and childcare – Camp Guide – You Really Can Do-it-Yourself: Forming Camps and Clubs – […]

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Kindergarten can wait

Kindergarten can wait

[ 27 ] April 27, 2010 |

By Erin Barrette Goodman Last spring, as kindergarten registration loomed and I watched as my daughter’s friends’ parents made plans for their children, I did nothing. “She’s just not ready,” I told my mother one day, when she asked what we would be doing for school the following fall. “You’re not ready,” she responded. I […]

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Vernal Pools

Vernal Pools

Temporary, Delicate and Vital Habitats for Wildlife From the Audubon society of Rhode Island Vernal pools are something many people have never heard of, yet they are a vital habitat for many native animals. They are essentially temporary wetlands that form yearly in low-lying areas, glacial depressions, or other poorly draining land. They fill with […]

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The Big Draw celebrates drawing for all!

The Big Draw celebrates drawing for all!

[ 0 ] April 21, 2010 |

April 24, 11-4pm at The RISD Museum. Details listed below. The Big Draw was first established in 2000 in the United Kingdom by the Campaign for Drawing, an arts organization that promotes drawing as an important and exciting tool to help people of all ages see, think, invent, and learn. It has has one aim: […]

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Top 5 Things To Do During April School Vacation

Top 5 Things To Do During April School Vacation

[ 5 ] April 18, 2010 |

1. Head to a beach. This time of year, the beaches are quiet and perfect for beach-combing. Dress for the weather and bring a bucket to hold your treasures. We love making castles and sculptures and leaving them on the beach for others to discover but you may prefer to bring your collection home. 2. […]

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Get ready for Mother’s Day! Kid’s workshops, handmade books and a photoshoot!

Get ready for Mother’s Day! Kid’s workshops, handmade books and a photoshoot!

[ 2 ] April 16, 2010 |

Kidoinfo is partnering with Rag & Bone Bindery & Soul at Work on May 1 for a day full of fun. – Bookbinding workshops for children – Rag & Bone Bindery’s Spring Open Studio – Have your portrait taken by a professional – Buy tickets for the next KidoConversation DETAILS Rag & Bone Bindery Spring […]

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Looking for some new family tunes?

Looking for some new family tunes?

[ 1 ] April 15, 2010 |

We receive a fair amount of CD’s or links to family band wesbsites. Some are a bit heavy on the “kid” part and some are more about good jammin’ tunes that happen to have lyrics about what kid’s think about–like food and animals, more than adult themes–like love and heartbreak. Here is a list of […]

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Celebrate Earth Day 2010: Audubon invites you to unplug and take a walk!

Celebrate Earth Day 2010: Audubon invites you to unplug and take a walk!

Take to the Trails! Offers a Week-long Schedule of Free Guided Hikes to Encourage Outdoor Exploration April 17 — 25, 2010 Audubon encourages Rhode Island residents of all ages to log off the computer and electronics for a day and celebrate planet Earth by plugging into nature. The big yellow bus pulled into an Audubon […]

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Book Review: The Green Hour

Book Review: The Green Hour

[ 3 ] April 13, 2010 |

Reviewed by Katy Killilea Regarding happy children, the evidence is clear: one requirement is time outside in unstructured activity. GreenHour.org, a website of the National Wildlife Foundation, encourages families to carve out one hour every day for outdoor exploration and play. It’s hard to imagine an argument against that. And it doesn’t sound hard to […]

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