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Favorite Kids Books

Looking for some fresh book ideas for your kids? Look no further! We asked Kidlist readers for their favorite kids books suitable for toddlers through tweens and added all of ours too! So either head to your local library, neighborhood bookstore or click on the book to buy it on Amazon and get ready to curl up together with a good book…

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12 Halloween Crafts: kidlist tested, mom approved!

Looking for some fun and doable Halloween crafts to do with your kids? It’s easy to get sucked into Halloween crafts that look beautiful… but then you quickly find out that a professional crafter and photographer roped you into thinking it’s easier than it is. Good news! The following 12 ideas can all be realistically done with young children. Also, you mostly…


Book Review: Imagine a City by Elise Hurst

Imagine a City invites children to explore a fantastical world where they could catch a ride on a flying fish or sip tea with a gargoyle. The rhyming text is minimal, taking a backseat to gorgeous black-and-white illustrations. The scenery infuses nostalgic settings with flights of fancy: butterflies cascade from the pages in an old-fashioned bookshop, while tree branches spill out of the paintings in…


The Teal Pumpkin Project and Other Allergy-Friendly Halloween Ideas

As a first-time mom of a trick-or-treater with a peanut allergy, I’ve been feeling spooked about Halloween. This year, he’s young enough that he won’t notice Dad sneaking his Reese’s, but what about next year? My friends have older kids with food allergies, too, and I want to be an allergy-friendly Halloween stop on their route. So I reached out to Food Allergy…