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 […]
Upcoming Meetups (via Meetup.com, join the Boston Dads Group to learn about upcoming get togethers. Send Mike a private message when you join!) – Weekly meetups, Friday mornings at Providence Public Library’s Cradles to Crayons program – Wednesday, 1/18 at Renaissance Gymanastics Academy – Wednesday, January 25th at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center It is […]
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…
The RI Comic Con is a major event in the Rhode Island calendar but many Providence kids and teens can’t buy tickets or travel to the big convention. That’s why Providence Community Library is hosting Alt-Comic Con at Mount Pleasant Library on Saturday, November 12th, 1:00PM-5:00PM, to give them a taste of convention day excitement. […]
There is a silver lining to the post-Halloween slump of chilly days and early nights: West Side Play Space (WSPS) is reopening its doors for a 4th year of play this November! West Side Play Space was founded by a group of parents on Providence’s West Side, transforming four classroom spaces in the former Asa […]
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 […]
By Megan Fischer, Providence Children’s Museum Providence Children’s Museum introduces a playfully reimagined Coming to Rhode Island exhibit this fall, with an opening weekend celebration November 18 – 20! For hundreds of years and continuing today, people have come from all over the world to what is now Rhode Island, and everyone has stories about […]
Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Lincoln School, 301 Butler Ave, Providence, RI Admission is $5 Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the largest and best book festivals in the nation. Thousands of people come to the Book […]
Goat Hill is partnering with School One to present Write Rhode Island: A Writing Competition for Students Across the Ocean State. Goat Hill is the Providence gathering of Rhode Island writers Ann Hood, Hester Kaplan and Taylor Polites that offers workshops, readings, and other opportunities for writers to engage with other writers and publishers. Write Rhode Island is […]