Full Time Kid: The Cup Game

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Do you think you have rhythm? Maya, the Full Time Kid, has a fun game that will teach you rhythm and dexterity. And the best part is that you only need is a plastic cup!

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DIY Snow Globe

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If you are going to have multiple children running around your house today, keep them entertained with this fun winter craft!

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SDPB Staff Reading Night Before Christmas

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Merry Christmas to you and your family, from everyone here at SDPB! Our staff read an old Christmas classic story, Twas The Night Before Christmas. Please enjoy our reading and Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

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Gluten Free Holiday Cookies

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Gluten-free author and expert, Jeanne Sauvage, just released a new cookbook titled, Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats (October 2012, Chronicle Books) where she shares fabulous recipes the whole family can enjoy during this time of year including the Cutout Cookies recipe as pictured above.

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Baby's Got Mail: Free Books Boost Early Literacy

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A simple, scalable program — founded by Dolly Parton — reaches kids before they enter school: You sign up and get a free book in the mail every month until your child turns 5.

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Alexa, Are You Safe For My Kids?

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Talking to a device that talks back can be entertaining and educational for children. But psychologists say children can develop relationships with these devices that can be different than adults.

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DIY Car Tracks Wrapping Paper

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If your holiday shopping is done, then it's time to move onto the fun task of wrapping presents. This year, involve your child by having them make their own wrapping paper!

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Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

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A new national survey asked students about how they experience bullying in order to help educators try to stop it.

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Recycled Gingerbread Village

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Decorating a tree, listening to Christmas carols, and baking cookies are a few of the best things about Christmas. But your Christmas decorating isn't complete until you make a gingerbread house! And what could be better then one house? Why a whole village of course!

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Warm Up Together: Encouraging Outdoor Activity During the Winter

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Get everyone excited about time outside together even on the coldest of winter days with these tips and ideas.

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Christmas Tree Ornaments

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Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is right around the corner! If you are in the holiday spirit, here is a fun Christmas craft for you and your kiddos to do together. And the best part? You can use things that you can find around your house!

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Simple Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Traditions

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Begin your own family tradition to give Thanksgiving its well-deserved and special meaning.

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DIY Turkey Wings

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Looking for a fun Thanksgiving craft? Well look no further with these colorful DIY Turkey wings. Here is how you can make your own colorful wings for all of the little turkeys in your life!

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Educators Employ Strategies To Help Kids With Anxiety Return To School

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The Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates anxiety-based school refusal affects 2 to 5 percent of school-age children. It is often triggered by an underlying mental health issue.

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Pumpkin Pie Wontons

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With Halloween behind us, and Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, it's time to start thinking about food. If you're looking for a different way to serve the classic Thanksgiving treat, pumpkin pie, we got just the recipe for you!

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