Summer Activities: Flower Garden Fun! Get green-fingered this summer by planting your own flowers in the garden or with indoor pot plants.
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Summer Activities: Flower Garden Fun!

During the sunny summer months, gardens burst with colorful flowers and plants. Why not cultivate your green fingers and start a garden of your own? Even if you don’t have backyard space, you can brighten up the inside of your home with Read More

The 50 States is the perfect companion for your U.S. road trip this Summer - a larger-than-life compendium of maps.
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Summer Challenge: U.S. Road Trip

If you're up to a challenge and a whole lot of adventure, we have the ultimate summer project for you...First, find a blank map of the United States and a box of crayons. One by one, color in each state that you've visited. After you've Read More

Are you an art sleuth? Explore Classic Art In a New Way.
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Explore Classic Art In a New Way!

How familiar are you with classic painters like Renoir, Seurat, or Manet? Are You an Art Sleuth goes through timeless pieces by these and many other classic painters, making the reader take a second look at some of the less known details in Read More

Let's Cook Spanish stays true to tradition with dishes that are bursting with spices and fresh produce. A summer activity that's a little bit different.
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Summer Activities: Spanish Cooking!

Because so many fruits and vegetables are at their peak season between May and August, it’s easy to make food taste good in the summer. The best recipes abound with bright colors, zesty flavors, and fresh, crisp textures in order to Read More

Tell Me A Picture
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Tell me a picture this summer

This blog post will look at the portraits included in former children’s laureate Quentin Blake’s book; Tell Me a Picture. We also have an activity which tells you how to create your own interactive story gallery! But first, lets look at the Read More

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Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Recognise the Art in the Animals around you!

In this blog we’ll discuss a way to engage with animals in the world around you without disrupting their natural behaviour, you could even end up with you own piece of animal art if you follow some of these steps! Ever wondered when birds Read More

Jurassic Classics
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Meet the Prehistoric Masters of Literature

Discover literary history with a prehistoric twist and then colour it in! This HAS to be one of the books of the season for us here at Quarto Publishing. Everyone who has had the chance to take a peek at a copy since its release last Read More

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Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

How to Make Fingerprint Art

Fingerprint art is a fun way to keep busy on rainy spring afternoons. All you need is a stamp pad and paper! Fingerprint Monsters and Dragons is full of simple step-by-step lessons for making cool drawings from your fingerprint! You can Read More

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Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Playmobil Adventure: Sherlock

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? The intrigue, the building tension, and the suspects are enough to draw anyone in. Readers of mystery novels devour their page-turners and can’t wait to discover a solution. And who doesn't love Playmobil? Read More

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Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Going on a Leaf Hunt

Summer should be called “the season for which everyone waits.” Everyone loves sun, sand, baseball, and leaves. Hold on a second...leaves?? While usually reserved for Fall fun, leaves can be just as enjoyable in the summer—especially if you Read More

50 Evening Adventures
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages
Things to Do for Kids of All Ages

Quality Time, Family Adventures

In this age of video games and television, smart phones and iPads, it's important to try and set aside time each day for quality family time—away from screens and focused on each other. Family adventures can be as elaborate as a weekend Read More