Look Ma, Both Hands!

Fingers somehow manage to find their way back to kids' mouths, but these activities below can show children how fun having two free hands can be. Blow bubbles! You'll need one hand to hold the bottle and the other to hold the wand. Blow a whistle! No fingers in mouths, here! Play with cymbals! Look…
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Winnie the Pooh Day

Did you know Winnie the Pooh was a real bear? Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear and Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh introduces young readers to the story of Winnie, a bear cub adopted by Captain Henry Colebourn, who became the mascot of the Second Canadian Infantry Brigade…
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Our Staff Writes Lovey Notes

Loveys are a normal part of most children's childhood. Let's hear from some of your favorite Arapahoe Library staff about their security objects when they were young! I had a Winnie the Pooh blanket that was carried everywhere! I still have it in a box and take it out from time to time. Elisabeth 1…
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Lovey Dovey

Children seem to gravitate towards security (or transitional) objects. How many of us had a favorite blanket, pacifier or a teddy bear we couldn't part with? Are you wondering what makes a healthy attachment to a lovey? When to transition away from it? I've pulled together a list of resources to help you make the…
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Host a Book Swap

Have that feeling of too many books in your "to be read" pile? Bookshelves groaning under the weight of too much paper? It must be time for cleaning, but what do to with those books? Host a book swap! Pick a date and time to invite people to your abode or another place like a…
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