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Parent Chat with Wilma, episode 1/Chat de Padres y Madres con Wilma, episodio 1

Welcome to Parent Chat with Wilma, our new weekly series in May in which parents in our Book Babies program will share what they’re doing to keep the learning alive for their children at home. Click on CC in the lower right corner of the video to see subtitles in Spanish. Bienvenido a Chat de …

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Audible with Amy: Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons

Welcome to our new series, Audible with Amy and Friends! Each Tuesday in May, our Education Partnerships Manager Amy Franks will select one free Audible audiobook and share her review along with a special guest kid listener. (As it turns out, Amy’s cat Fancy is also a fan of audiobooks — so she actually has …

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Healthy Relationships and a Virtual Book Festival

For ages 0-5: Healthy Relationships Initiative: A great resource for parents and caregivers who want to be proactive in maintaining healthy and positive relationships all members of their family. // Un gran recurso para los padres y cuidadores que desean ser proactivos en el mantenimiento de relaciones saludables y positivas con todos los miembros de …

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Get out from behind the screens, and get messy

For ages 0-5: Tinkergarten: Tinkergarten’s DIY corner is full of great offline activities // El rincón de manualidades de Tinkergarten está lleno de actividades que puedo hacer fuera de línea Recommended for children ages 0 to 8  // Recomendado para niños de 0 a 8 años Wilma says: Don’t know what to do at home? …

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Sesamo and Scholastic

For ages 0-5: Sesame Street – En Español: El mundo de Sesame Street dentro de la computadora // The World of Sesame Street inside your computer Recomendado para niños de 0 a 5 años // Recommended for children ages 2 to 7 Wilma says: ¡Un sitio web interactivo de Sesame Street, en español! Me gusta …

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STEM Resources: Dinosaurs and Math

For ages 0-5: Be a Dinosaur: Over 30 educational games for kids // Más de 30 juegos educativos para niños Recommended for children ages 2 to 7  // Recomendado para niños de 2 a 7 años Wilma says: A simple dinosaur themed website with over 30 educational games. A great way to play and learn …

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Museum Play and Nature Art

For ages 0-5: Marbles Kids’ Museum: Daily Dose of Play from Raleigh, NC kids’ museum // Una dosis diaria de juego del Museo de Niños de Raleigh Recommended for children ages 2 to 10  // Recomendado para niños de 2 a 10 años Wilma says: Watch as fun experts from the Marbles Kids’ Museum lead …

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Keeping Kids Active and Up-to-date

For ages 0-5: Active Kids Do Better: You don’t even need to go outside to stay active! // ¡Ni siquiera necesita salir afuera para mantenerse activo! Recommended for children ages 3 and up  // Recomendado para niños de 3 años en adelante Wilma says: Some games and activities to keep the whole family moving while …

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Story favorites

For ages 0-5: StoryPlace: A website for kids to read, learn, and play // Un sitio web para que los niños lean, aprendan y jueguen Recommended for children ages 2-6  // Recomendado para niños de 2 a 6 años Wilma says: My favorite part of this website is the live story time links. Join the …

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Puppets and field trips

For ages 0-5: WonderSpark Puppets: Learn how to make puppets and watch a live puppet show Fridays at 11am // Aprende a hacer títeres y mira un espectáculo de títeres en vivo los viernes a las 11 a.m. Recommended for children ages 2-10  // Recomendado para niños de 2 a 10 años Wilma says: Kids …

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Meet the Experts!

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Wilma is Book Harvest’s Early Childhood Services Navigator. She’s always looking for new things to try and new books to read with her one year old, Isabel!

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Amy is Book Harvest’s Education Partnerships Manager. With 28 years of mom and super fun auntie experience, she looks to her six- and eight-year-old nieces and seven-year-old nephew to make her look cool and keep her in the know.

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