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Women's History Month

03/04/14

Women's History Month

In honor of National Women's History Month, the National Constitution Center recommends stories about powerful historical women.

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MetroKids March 2014 Preview

02/27/14

MetroKids March 2014 Preview

A preview of the March 2014 issue of MetroKids, plus what we're reading, making and eating this month.

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Toy Fair 2014: Part II

02/25/14

Toy Fair 2014: Part II

MK staff picks for Toy Fair 2014 highlights from Hasbro, Mattel and Crayola

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Toy Fair 2014: Part I

02/19/14

Toy Fair 2014: Part I

Today's the last day of the 2014 Toy Fair, the massive annual trade show that introduces the movers, shakers and sellers of playthings to the latest and (assumedly) greatest stuff kids will be asking for over the summer and come holiday season. I had the pleasure of venturing to NYC for the fair this weekend, along with MK's resource editor Allison and marketing coordinator Jamie. Like kids in a toy shop, we had a blast. There was so much to see and tell you about (much of which isn't even on the market yet), we'll have to do it in a series of posts. Let's start with a few Toy Fair buzzwords: Toy customization Make-it-yours is one of the big toy trends of the season. Past a wild assortment of imaginative building toys, everything from The Littlest Pet Shop...

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Gold Medal Kids' Reads

02/11/14

Gold Medal Kids' Reads

Scholastic's list of Olympic-related kids' books. Plus, a Gold Medal Reads giveaway.

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Family Fun at the Philadelphia Flower Show

02/06/14

Family Fun at the Philadelphia Flower Show

A preview of the family-fun events and gorgeous ARTiculture displays at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show.

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Helping Our Children Develop Grit

02/06/14

Helping Our Children Develop Grit

A resilience expert's advice on how parents can help kids develop grit.

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A Heart-Shaped Box of Pizza

01/31/14

A Heart-Shaped Box of Pizza

A preview of some of the stories in the February 2013 issue of MetroKids.

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A Dad's Tips for Watching Football with the Family

01/30/14

A Dad's Tips for Watching Football with the Family

The author of Let's Play Football turns Super Bowl viewing into a family-fun sport.

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The 2014 Caldecott Medal

01/27/14

The 2014 Caldecott Medal

Rachel Fryd of the Free Library of Philadelphia explains the selection of the Caldecott Medal winners for the year's best illustrated kids' books.

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