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Cookie Decorating with Kids

Cookie Decorating with Kids


Just picture it — the kids and you in the kitchen, holiday music playing softly in the background, your littles in small aprons on stepping stools helping you decorate sugar cookies you painstakingly made from scratch. You picture several hours of fun with engaging youngsters anxious and eager to not only help, but also enjoy every minute of the special bonding time.

The Best Inscriptions for Holiday Book Gifts

The Best Inscriptions for Holiday Book Gifts


When children discover a book that they love and want to read it over and over, not only is a memory being made, a life skill is being nurtured. Gifting children books for the holidays is the special treat that keeps on giving. To make the present even more special, consider including an inscription that reminds the young readers why the book, the experience or even that particular holiday season is something worth remembering.

Hot Chocolate & Books…Creating a Perfect (and new) Holiday Combo

Hot Chocolate & Books…Creating a Perfect (and new) Holiday Combo


It’s that time of the year where nothing’s more special than curling up with your loved ones (especially your favorite littles) and reading together over a warm cup of cocoa. Whether it’s “Goodnight Moon,” “Peter Rabbit” or some undiscovered new children’s book that delights your youngster, here’s some ideas on how to make your hot chocolate as special as the books you read together.

Halloween at Home

Halloween at Home


When all your favorite littles are excited about Halloween trick-or-treating and costume parades, it’s challenging to switch up a time-honored tradition. However, there’s plenty of Halloween celebrating that kids and adults can do at home that keep the fun and spooky experience alive and well. Here’s five tips you can easily put together without much fuss.

23 Baby Gift Basket Ideas for Any Occasion

23 Baby Gift Basket Ideas for Any Occasion


It is one of the most exciting things in life to welcome a new baby into the world. We have put a list together of baby gift basket ideas to help you and your loved ones celebrate this momentous occasion because sometimes it is hard to know what to buy for newborns. There are so many different kinds of products on the market to choose from that it can be overwhelming.

4 Summer Reading Activities

4 Summer Reading Activities


Looking for fun ways to get your child engaged in reading this summer? Look no further. Here at Elephant Books, a subscription based-book service for kids, it is our mission to help young readers blossom and families bond over great books. In each package and on our blog, we share reading tips to help families get started and to dive deeper into reading. We are here today to share some great, highly interactive ones to try out this summer. So pick up your favorite book and try one of these out!