Watch Room on the Broom Together This Halloween

The Room on the Broom movie and children's book by author Julia Donaldson is a perfect treat for Halloween fun. Read the book together,...
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Foolproof Steps for Roasting Pumpkin Seeds at Home

As Halloween approaches, you're probably ready to carve jack-o’-lanterns. Over 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkin are sold each year, and most are just thrown away. Don’t just carve...

Sugar Overload? Healthy Halloween Treats for Sweet Little Monsters

With the arrival of October begins the festive autumn season....and the beginning of sugar overload.  It's a challenging time for families who work hard...
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Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips

Before heading out to Trick-or-Treat, help ensure your child's safety by reviewing these Halloween safety tips together, and by choosing Halloween costumes that maximize both...
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Not-So-Scary Halloween Books for Preschoolers

With a pinch of humor and a dash of suspense, this list of not-so-scary Halloween books for preschoolers helps soothe their fears, while still embracing...
Cute Monster Artwork

It’s Monster Day, Hip-Hip-Hooray! Halloween Song for Preschoolers

No, monsters aren't scary!  They've got personality and spirit in this Monster Day song for preschoolers, by Linda Arnold. Preschoolers will love to dance around to the...
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Five Little Pumpkins – Quintessential Halloween Poems for Preschoolers

Remember the folk poem, the Five Little Pumpkins?  Fall into autumn with these classic poems about pumpkins every preschooler loves to learn! Poems and Fingerplays About Pumpkins Five...
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Patriotic Toddler Songs for the Fourth of July

Who was Yankee Doddle, and why did he call his feather macaroni? These patriotic songs embrace the spirit of the Fourth of July. Take...
New Hampshire 4th of July Parade with Kids Carrying Flags through Grass

Teach Your Kids About July 4th and Patriotism

The 4th of July is more than just watermelon and fireworks. Make sure your family takes time to talk about why Independence Day is...



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