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Everything You Need to Know About “Day Out with Thomas”

Chugga, chugga, everyone. This is your chance to ride the real Thomas the Train—and Percy, too! Hold onto your (Sir Topham) hats and get the scoop here.

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This Is Your Parenting Secret Weapon

“When you engage your kids with a story, you get perspective and insight into what is important to them.”

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New R.L. Stine Stories Are Brought to Life in Brand New Podcast

Dive into another universe—sans screens—today!

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Noah’s Ark at the Skirball’s Video Series Brings Storytelling & Mindfulness Home

Mirroring their wildly popular award-winning interactive exhibit, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination series is a suite of free virtual arts education resources developed for Pre-K through Grade 5 distance learning.

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Actor Edris Elba Takes on New Role—As a Children’s Book Author

They were developed with the help of his daughter.

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Review: Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Talking Thomas

Got a little train lover at home? This is the set for them! Check out what our friends at the Toy Insider have to say about it.

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Disney+ Releases First Look Trailer for “Marvel 616”

The anthology docuseries premieres on Disney+ this fall.

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Scholastic Celebrates 100 Years with a Brand New Platform for Parents & Educators

Scholastic is turning 100 and to celebrate they are launching an amazing new resource for parents and educators.

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New Learning App for Kids Features Your Favorite Disney Characters

The themed app is perfect for kids in first through third grade.

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TIME for Kids Launches Camp TFK for Summer Fun

The free Camp TFK newsletter delivers a schedule of activities each weekday morning.

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PBS Offers Resources for Talking to Children About Race & Racism

PBS has advice to help parents prepare for difficult conversations and start discussions at an early age. 

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Popsicle Virtual Recess

Let Your Kids Unleash Their Imagination Superpowers with Popsicle’s Virtual Recess

These activities are specifically crafted to inspire kids to use their imaginations.

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Foreign Language Singalong, Story Times & Classes From NYC Businesses

Try a new tongue with the little one, or enjoy a book or song virtually in your native one!

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Harry, The Duke of Sussex - Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas & Friends Celebrates 75 Years with Star-Studded Specials, Book Readings & More

Harry, The Duke of Sussex will be making a special introduction for this episode.

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Attend a Virtual Book Club Event for “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”

This exclusive edition will be published on May 19 and can be preordered on the website. 

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Julie Andrews Is Hosting a Storytelling Podcast for Children

Every story is magically brought to life through music, sound design and special guest appearances.

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Barefoot Books

Barefoot Books Releases New Activities and Resources for Kids

These kits will inspire your kids to create, explore and learn.

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“Star Wars: The High Republic” Revealed: New Books Delve into Jedi Saga

These stories thaks place two hundred years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

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Reservations Are Now Open for Disneyland’s New Princess Breakfast

This new Disney Princess experience is up close and personal in a whole new way.

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Pixar’s Latest Short Has a Powerful Message & We Are Loving It

This Pixar film weaves a powerful message—and we’re hooked.

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Zootopia Land Is Coming to Disney Parks

And there’s one big catch—so you’d better pack your passport.

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Help Disney Donate 1 Million Books with Your “Shelfie” Photos

Show Disney your shelfie because your photo is worth a free book to kids in need.

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The Magic of Making Memories (A Spoke Holiday Writing Challenge)

There’s nothing more magical than making memories together as a family.

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Life Sentence: 6 Ways to Write a Story with the Kids

Today is National Author’s Day and there’s no finer audience (or author) than your own future novelists.

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The Conversations We Need—Now More Than Ever (A Spoke Writing Contest)

It’s a great time as families to talk—and listen.

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Just Launched: From Wonder Creative Play Classes

A new immersive learning experience for kids also looks like tons of fun!

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New Netflix Show Is Like Choose Your Own Adventure (No Really!)

Netflix is changing the way kids watch television by allowing them to control the story and interact with the characters.

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Christopher Walken Reads The Three Little Pigs

“I like this wolf, he’s not freezing his ass off hunting snow bunnies….”
Christopher Walken adds his own distinctive take to the storybook classic, The Three Little Pigs. Unsurprisingly, he finds great sympathy for the wolf, while lamenting the pigs…

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