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Book Review: This Book Is Magic by Ashley Evanson

Book Review: This Book Is Magic by Ashley Evanson

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This Book is MagicSome books are so fun to read with little kids it’s like magic! This Book is Magic created by Ashley Evanson, is an adorable, interactive picture book that will definitely amaze pre-school kids and adults alike. The author and illustrator of the vivid and stylish Hello, World series, will completely astound you, and have your child reciting spells and doing magic tricks with a flick of a finger!

2017 Whale of a Day!

2017 Whale of a Day!

March is often the peak of the Gray Whale migration, with large numbers of whales including mother and calves passing the Palos Verdes coastline. Come out and celebrate with a free family friendly festival on the ground of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center! Although the event and parking is free and most activities are free,…

Spotlight On TGA Premier Sports Camps

Spotlight On TGA Premier Sports Camps

Make this summer fun and memorable with week-long TGA Premier Sports Camps for boys and girls ages 5 to 17! As camp season approaches, What’s Up for Kids is spotlighting summer camp programs. This week we are pleased to share more about TGA Premier Sports Camps. We asked program director, Kiara Williams, to share with our…

Book Review: My Mindful Book of ABC’s

Book Review: My Mindful Book of ABC’s

What’s Up for Kids received a copy of My Mindful Book of ABC’s by Kathy Walsh and illustrated by Clare Wassermann. This charming book full of rich colorful illustrations gives children positive thoughts for each letter and strives to teach little ones the alphabet while exposing them to the many mindful tools to lead a…

Spotlight on Rolling Hills Country Day School Summer Camps

Spotlight on Rolling Hills Country Day School Summer Camps

As camp season approaches, What’s Up for Kids is spotlighting summer camp programs. This week we are pleased to share more about Rolling Hills Country Day School Summer Camp. We asked camp director, Melissa Sandoval, to share with our readers a little about what parents and kids can expect this summer at RHCDS! Rolling Hills…

Cute Valentine Gift Ideas

Cute Valentine Gift Ideas

What’s Up For Kids had a chance to review two cute gift ideas for the Preschool and younger Elementary age child. Either of these would be a fun valentine or birthday gift!! Melissa Butterfly • Groovy Girls Ballerina: Melissa is a vision in a blue costume with a blue butterfly in her ballet bun. Traditional pink…

Spotlight on More Than Lessons

Spotlight on More Than Lessons

What’s Up for Kids recently had the opportunity to connect with Dana Bisignano of More Than Lessons  and find out a little more about the music instruction he offers for both children and adults. 1. Tell us a little about your program. I offer private instruction in piano, guitar, electric bass and songwriting for children…

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Did you know inadequate sleep has been linked to increased risk of accidents, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and depression?  With school in full swing, make sure your children are getting the recommended amount of sleep.  The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend the following for optimal health:

Last Minute Fun Holiday Beverage ideas for Kids!

Last Minute Fun Holiday Beverage ideas for Kids!

Need a rush beverage idea for your holiday meal that is both simple and easy and a hit with the kids. How about a hot chocolate station or reindeer root beer float station (both ideas I ran across at holiday events this season!!)

Indoor Fun for All Ages and Abilities

Indoor Fun for All Ages and Abilities

While we have the great luck to enjoy beautiful weather throughout much of the year in the South Bay, sometimes the weather drives us indoors where we need to figure out a way to pass the time. My loyal band of school-age testers inform me that these are some of the best ways to have…

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