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Books about the Social World of Girls

Recommendations by Kris Vreeland Head of the Children’s Book Department at Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA Click on a book to find it at VromansBookstore.com! All the World  by Liz Garton Scanlon (Ages: 4-Adult) Lyric art and poetry illustrate how we are interconnected and we are all the world and all of the world is all of…

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Building Things with Your Daughter

Invite your daughter to work with you on building projects or repairs. This builds great skills! Creativity. Eye-hand coordination. Cooperation. Communication. Problem solving. And more! It will allow your daughter to feel a sense of accomplishment. And, wow, does it provide some quality time with you. Questions you can ask: “Where shall we put the…

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Encourage your daughter to find her special talents:

Girls have all kinds of strengths. Hopefully, over the next years, your daughter will have a chance to explore many things. Through school programs, after school programs, and at-home activities, your daughter may enjoy drawing, art projects, sports, dance classes, science projects, math games, music lessons, environmental conservation, and creating stories. Help your girl identify…

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Groovy Gravity

Stimulates a sense of experimentation and discovery Gravity pulls, no doubt about it. Sit outside with your child and listen for gravity at work. Can you hear a pinecone drop? A wave crash on the shore? A raindrop splatter? Use your senses to experiment with gravity. Together, collect items from nature: pebbles, twigs, blades of…

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Poems About Our Bodies

These poems were written by Mattie J. T. Stepanek, a very inspiring boy who wrote poems and advocated for people to treat each other peacefully and with love. You can learn more about him by visiting his website here: Mattie Online. The Smell of a Noise Shhh… I smell something. It smells like a noise. Like…

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Encourages exercise, creativity, and fun Everything in nature moves. Rocks shift. The Earth spins. Winds blow. Water travels. Animals hop, waddle, scurry, scamper, run, jump, crawl, and slither. The outdoors offers a wide assortment of movements, from a twirling leaf on its descent to the ground to an inchworm measuring its way upward on a…

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