9 Delightful DIY Disney, Dr. Seuss and Sesame Street Character Costumes

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October is here! Ask any child on the street what that means, and inevitably the answer is "Halloween!!". As the weather grows cooler, the big question looms: The old standbys remain: ghost, vampire, witch, pumpkin. But maybe your child wants something a bit different this year. We thought we'd … [Read more...]

Doing Good Nationally: Louisiana Flooding Outreach

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  Here at Sandvik Publishing, home of Early Moments and Hooked on Phonics it is important to us to find ways to give back to our community. Our community could be defined by the people in the areas surrounding our office headquarters. In reality, we believe our community stretches as far as … [Read more...]

3 Great Books to Read to Your Kids This Summer

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School's Out. Summer's here. Your child worked so hard during the school year, you want to give them a well-needed break, but you don't want them to suffer from the "summer slide" in reading skills. Here's the good news: From ages 3-13 these books are sure to keep kids interested and talking about … [Read more...]

Oh the Places You’ll Go DIY Keepsake

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A while back we posted a sweet idea on Facebook, incorporating one of our absolute favorite Dr. Seuss titles, Oh the Places You'll Go. A super-sweet dad had the adorable idea to use this book as a sort of yearbook for collecting notes from his daughter's teachers throughout the years, and presented … [Read more...]

Welcome Baby Book Bug: Our Baby Book Reviewer

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Meet Baby Book Bug, our newest - and littlest, book reviewer. His opinions are solely his, and he won't hold back. As parents and teachers, you know that the books you love to read to your kids are not always the books they'd pull from the bookshelf themselves.  Every child has his or her … [Read more...]

Super Seussisms: Quotable Quotes from Dr. Seuss

Seussisms - Quotable Quotes from Dr. Seuss and his Stories

Dr. Seuss had a unique ability to write for children and speak to everyone. His books were artfully written with often silly, melodious rhyme, but the ideas he conveyed were big - and apply to children and adults alike. This makes him a particularly "quotable" author. We've put together a selection … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss Themed Party Ideas!

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Dr. Seuss Party Ideas If your little one is a big time Seuss fan and it's his or her birthday, there's so much fun to be had. If you are looking for the perfect way to celebrate with Dr. Seuss themed party ideas, you're in the right place. Here are just a few tips for creating an adorable, tasty, … [Read more...]

Fun Food Ideas: 9 Easy Dr. Seuss-Inspired Snacks

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Looking to add some bookish fun to a playdate, a hum-drum lunch routine, or an upcoming birthday party? Look no further than Dr. Seuss for some fun and delicious treats that will delight your young ones and their friends. UntitledBy Early MomentsOne Fish, Two Fish, A Bowl Full of GoldfishBy Maria … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss Quotes Quiz: Who Said It?

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Dr. Seuss quotes are a priceless blend of thought-provoking ideas and rib-tickling rhymes. His books are adored by generations of children and parents alike. Test your family's knowledge of Dr. Seuss quotes by  by playing this guessing game, "Dr. Seuss Quotes Quiz: Who said it?" The more Dr. Seuss … [Read more...]



5 Favorite Kindergarten Books from My Childhood

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Reading to children is often touted as the best way to put them on a good path to learning. My parents read to me early and often. Here are some favorite kindergarten books that I read to my own children. Corduroy by Don Freeman A cuddly bear, who wears overalls that are missing a button, is in a … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham Printables

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Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss is a book that has been adored by many generations of kids and parents. Here are some fun free printables for children to enjoy doing at home or at school. They can be downloaded and shared as part of Read Across America Day, which is celebrated by many public schools … [Read more...]

Which Dr. Seuss Character Are You?

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Always quirky and memorable, a Dr. Seuss character has a wacky personality that often bears resemblance to people we know. Take this fun 7-question quiz to find out which Dr. Seuss character you are most like. Then share your results with your friends . . . and why not have them take the Dr. Seuss … [Read more...]



10 Dr. Seuss Quotes You Should Know

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Reading is one of the most calming activities you can do with your child. It can provide a welcome break from all the digital gadgets and gizmos of modern family life. Classic books from Dr. Seuss are sure to bring back fond memories. To prove this point, take a peek at the Top 10 Dr. Seuss Quotes … [Read more...]

Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham? Recipe

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It's a proven fact: Whether or not you have ever tasted green eggs and ham, everyone (and I mean EVERYONE) loves Dr. Seuss's rollicking rhyme of culinary conquests . . . Green Eggs and Ham. Like Sam-I-Am you, too, can whip up a batch of this tasty dish with our kid-friendly recipe for Ham and Eggs. … [Read more...]