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Get Kids Outside To Learn All About Nature and Science

Posted 2 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with art activities, early childhood education, ecology, family recreation, outdoor activities for children, outdoor recreation for children, science and STEM

Get outside and engage with your children. Learn all about nature, science and so much more with these great educational books.

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Developing Characters That Resonate With Readers

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with authorship - technique, character development, creative writing, Fiction - Technique, Fictitious characters, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, writing, writing skills and writing tips

Learn how to develop memorable characters for your next novel.

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Babies vs. Babytime

Posted 4 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with babies, baby storytime, brain -- growth, child development, cognition in children, early childhood, early literacy, infants, reading readiness, ready to read, storytelling, toddlers and words

Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.

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Small-Space Gardening

Posted 6 months ago by Jessica H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with balcony gardening, container gardening, gardening, gardening with kids, patio gardening, small space gardening and urban gardening

Small-Space Gardening is an activity everyone can enjoy with just a little creativity! With specialized small-space garden kits available commercially at local home stores for do-it-yourselfers, this can be done in even the smallest spaces with some ingenuity.

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