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Book Review: This Book Is Magic by Ashley Evanson

Book Review: This Book Is Magic by Ashley Evanson

Some 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…

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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…

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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…

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Book Review: Shmelf The Hanukkah Elf

Book Review: Shmelf The Hanukkah Elf

How do you explain to children who believe in Santa Clause why some of their friends miss out on gifts from Saint Nick? How do you bring alive the magic of Hanukkah to both Jewish children and their non-Jewish pals? What about families that celebrate both holiday traditions? Written by Greg Wolfe and illustrated by…

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Lovepop Cards

Lovepop Cards

What’s Up for Kids was recently introduced to Lovepop Cards and we were charmed. Each unassuming card opens up to an unexpected surprise, a mini paper sculpture to delight young and old.  Lovepop’s mission is to make it easy for people to do special things for the people in their lives that they care about…

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Book Review: A Farmer’s Alphabet

Book Review: A Farmer’s Alphabet

What’s Up for Kids received a copy of A Farmer’s Alphabet illustrated by Christina Allen and written by Charles Long and found the illustrations and verse charming.  It was a refreshing update to the typical farm books that usually only feature the same few familiar farm animals. This book expands the child’s world to include sustainable…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Baby Gift Reviews

Holiday Gift Guide: Baby Gift Reviews

This year our December issue of What’s Up for Kids has some one of a kind gift ideas for Babies, Preschool, Elementary and Moms. Here is a sneak peak of the baby gifts we reviewed this year, look out for the December issue coming out next week for the full Holiday Gift Guide! Avoid the…

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Book Review: What Color is the Wind

Book Review: What Color is the Wind

Kids have a keen ability to ask questions that make adults stop, think, and see the world for a moment through new eyes. While giving a reading, author Anne Herbauts was asked by a blind child, “What color is the wind?” Her 2012 award-winning book What Color is the Wind is her brilliant and thoughtful…

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Happy Kids-Happy Pets Dealing With Bullies Trading Cards

Happy Kids-Happy Pets Dealing With Bullies Trading Cards

Recently What’s Up for Kids was introduced to the Happy Kids-Happy Pets line of trading cards, winner of a 2014 Family Choice Award. With the school year starting off and October being National Bullying Prevention Month, we thought parents would be interested to learn about the Dealing with Bullies cards along with the other topics offered.

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