Trick Or Treat – 12 Halloween Safety Tips

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“Trick or Treat !!!” You can hear the chorus of voices even before the doorbell rings! Keeping Halloween fun means keeping kid safe. Check out how award-winning author Fritzi Gros-Daillon has used the words “Trick or Treat” to create this

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Last-minute Halloween Costumes

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Well, here we are with days to go and no costumes chosen yet. Here are some awesome last-minute Halloween costume ideas for all different ages! For Babies This cute burrito needs only red and green paper and a tortilla-colored cloth

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Halloween Safety for Kids Young and “Old”

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My soon-to-be teenager has always loved Halloween … almost more than she loves Christmas. For years she started planning her costume for the coming October in early spring. [Apparently she's not alone in this habit!] While she worried about the

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Reading with Kids – Sound On!

Terry Doherty is back with another edition of her series of articles about reading with kids. These are articles she writes for Family Bookshelf, a blog dedicated to offering practical, everyday tips for building literacy into our days. Terry brings

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Shadow Games – a Great Way to Teach Kids About Light

The seasons are changing. The days are shorter. We’re spending more time indoors, but that doesn’t mean that everything is doom and gloom. Turn the dark into light with this fun activity that is both creative and educational. When you

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