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Science Saturday:  Good Night, Little Bot

Science Saturday: Good Night, Little Bot

When we think science in our house, we think robotics – we have robotic arms, robots, drones – you name it, we probably have it.  It’s probably why my daughter wants to be an engineer.  Our love of robots and robotics didn’t start with a kit or a physical robot, it started with characters in(…)

New Book For Children Encourages Nationwide Travel

New Book For Children Encourages Nationwide Travel

Explore skyscraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks and city parks of the United States of America and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today. From Anchorage to Washington D.C., take a trip through America’s well-loved cities with this unique A-Z(…)

Halloween Books for Children

Halloween Books for Children

Peep is so excited to go trick-or-treating with her friend Egg. She wants to visit the duck pond and the cow pasture to get treats. But Egg thinks Halloween is too scary, with frightening monsters possibly lurking everywhere! Peep tells her jokes because laughing helps you feel less scared. Egg is still not cracking. But(…)

Be Not Bland College Scholarship Available

Be Not Bland College Scholarship Available

As an extension of the brand’s “Be Not Bland” campaign, Sparkling Ice recently launched their first scholarship program, “Flavorful Futures Scholarship,” a program specifically for high school seniors that celebrates individuality and creativity. Applications will be evaluated based on academic achievement, and on the creativity of student submissions, with the intention to showcase what makes the recipients who(…)

Snappsy The Alligator And His Best Friend Forever! (Probably)

Snappsy The Alligator And His Best Friend Forever! (Probably)

BOOK DESCRIPTION SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR AND HIS BEST FRIEND FOREVER (PROBABLY)  return to books October 3.  In their latest adventure, Snappsy and his loyal narrator discover the trials and error of friendship. You see, all Snappsy wants is a quiet evening to himself, but this pesky chicken (who insists he’s Snappsy’s best friend) won’t leave(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Inventor’s Secret

STEM for Science Saturday: Inventor’s Secret

With one secret and two friends, the world was changed forever. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors–with very different results. As Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work. Witnessing(…)