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Hidden Figures

Have you seen the Oscar-winning movie Hidden Figures?  Did you know there’s a book that you can share with your kids? There’s a Young Readers’ edition of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who…
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Word Pedometer

Starling Word Pedometer helps parents embrace their role as their child’s first teacher by keeping track of the number of words they say to their child throughout the day.  Similar to how a FitBit keeps track of the number of…
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Hide and Seek

Peek-a-Boo for babies, and hide and seek for older children, are both healthy forms of play. While fun, they also teach some important cognitive skills. Peek-a-Boo makes babies laugh, but also teaches them an important concept of object permanence; that…
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Book Ninjas!

The library recently had a fun program called Book Ninjas.  Kids ages 6-9 joined Miss Laurie for a reading of Hensel and Gretel: Ninja Chicks by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Rebecca J. Gomez.  Then they had a fun tae kwon…
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Creative Play!

  Fostering Creativity      Adapted from ‘The Connection’ – a newsletter resource from Child Connect for Family Success at http://www.childconnectmi.org/ Many people assume that creativity is an inborn talent but is actually more a skill that can be nurtured. It is…
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