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Perfect Dollhouse for Under the Tree this Christmas! Miss Enigma celebrated her fourth birthday in November. When birthdays and Christmas roll around we have a really hard time selecting gifts for her. Why? Well, because she is an “enigma” in many ways. But we’ve been noticing that she’s showing an interest in all of those  […]


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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Animals’ Christmas Carol by Helen Ward Why we love this book: This nativity picture book’s gorgeous ink-and-water color pictures and rhyming verse are inspired by a French Christmas carol with roots in the 12th or 13th century. The book presents the animals view point of the birth of Christ […]


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We’re GIVING AWAY Crayola Model Magic Deluxe Variety Pack and Crayola Air Dry Clay 5 lb Bucket, White Why we love Model Magic: 1. Our kids love Model Magic. 2. It allows children to explore and create freely. 3. It is a great Christmas gift for both boys and girls, ages 5 and up. 4. […]


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GIVEAWAY of the week: Snap Circuits Jr. SC 100 and The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip by Joanna Cole Do you have a budding scientist? (Or would you like to encourage “someone” to show a little interest in science?) Snap Circuits are just the Christmas gift you’re looking for. Again, last Christmas […]


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GIVEAWAY of the WEEK: A Set of Wikki Stix Big Count Box! We are beginning a series of posts on Christmas gifts for Children. Our kids love junkie toys as much as yours. However, the educator in us hates giving all of those plastic junkie toys to children. So we tend to lean towards books, […]


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Last week we began a discussion about nurturing compassion in children by making food bags for the homeless. This week, we invite you to join our family as we become a part of Operation Christmas Child. Last year 8 million needy children, around the world, received shoe boxes full of gifts and love through Operation […]