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Top 10 Easter Basket Ideas

Top 10 Easter Basket Ideas


Easter’s a great time for fun celebrations with the family. This year, as you fill the baskets with all kinds of goodies, consider some different and creative ways to keep your favorite little’s entertained and happy!

15 Activities to Entertain Children at Home

15 Activities to Entertain Children at Home


With so many kids spending more time at home for their (and our) well being, it’s important to find activities to entertain and engage them. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of fifteen activities you can do at home to pass the time. Some are old favorites while others may provide unique and unusual new suggestions.

Best Non-Screen Holiday Activities

Best Non-Screen Holiday Activities


Sitting down to read a book is always a fantastic way to bond with your child. Cozying up and experiencing a story together creates wonderful memories for both of you. This holiday season, take advantage of that little extra bit of free time and the cold weather outside to snuggle up and read with your child. Of course, anything you read will be beneficial and entertaining. But to get your child excited about the upcoming holiday season, try reading something festive!

Giving Books as Presents

Giving Books as Presents


We talk a lot at Elephant Books about what great gifts books make. . . and undoubtedly they do! As a present, books are unique in conveying, ideas, emotions, and memories that can have lasting impact. Sometimes gracing shelves for years to come, a well-chosen book is a constant reminder of both the gift and the giver. To ensure a gift of books makes a real and lasting impression, how you give a gift of reading matters and is worth the time to truly consider. If you’re considering giving the gift of reading this holiday season, or any time of year, here are some of our favorite tips for books as presents.

26 Tips for Making Reading Fun

26 Tips for Making Reading Fun


Encouraging children to read and appreciate books is one of the greatest gifts you can give in terms of accelerating development and inspiring life-long learning. Children who are read to regularly have a proven leg up when they start school, and studies have shown that the number of books in a child’s home has a direct correlation on their educational advancement and future earning potential. But how do you make reading both fun and engaging?

Ten Cute Ideas for an Elephant-Themed Baby Shower

Ten Cute Ideas for an Elephant-Themed Baby Shower


Finding a unique theme or ideas for a baby shower can be challenging. If you’re looking for something more than typical pink and blue color schemes, consider elephant-themed baby shower ideas as a creative way to celebrate the momentous occasion of a new life. Following are ten great ways to produce the perfect gathering for an expectant mother, one made more special with elephants, that is sure to be remembered by all!