• Interpreting Your Kids’ Dreams

    Did you know that a child’s dream may have significant meanings? It’s true, and as parents we need to pay attention to their dreams. The International Association for the Study of Dreams (asdreams.org) have interpreted dreams – for example: dreams like flying without an airplane can show they have strong creative abilities. Nightmares with children
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  • New Ideas about Technology for Kids

    Young people using and engaged in technology has reached an all-time high and the age in which they start engaging with technology is at an all-time low, or should we say young. Children 2 and older are getting exposed to technology – smartphones, iPads and APPS on a daily basis. In today’s world, technology is
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  • Bedtime Stories 101

    Bedtime can be a daunting time in a household with young kids. “Read me a story” is something you’ll hear at the twilight hours and for some parents that means grabbing a storybook and get reading. Others like to tell a story that they make up. Either way you prefer to share a bedtime story
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  • Is it smart to get your kid a Smartphone?

    The downward age creep of kids getting their own smartphones is changing from 12 to 10 years old and some children’s smartphone ownership starts in second grade and as young as 7. Internet safety experts and parents across the United States are nervous about this trend and feel that the longer you wait to give
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  • Kids and their imaginary playmates

    It’s estimated between 25% and 45% of three- to seven-year old children create imaginary playmates*.  For most young children, the friends are invisible, but some do take the form of a doll, stuffed animal, or toy. When asking a child why they have created an imaginary friend, the majority have done so because they found
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  • Fresh Ideas for Lunchtime

    Kids are back to school and the last thing you want to hear them say in the early morning hours as you’re preparing their lunch… “Not this again, Tommy’s mom makes better lunches for him!” We know, we’ve been there. So we requested the help from some of Zoonicorn’s staffer kids to give us some
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  • Tips to help a child fall asleep

    We know that getting a child to sleep at night can be a herculean task for parents. We did an informal interview of our Zoonicorn employees with young children to come up with the best and easiest tips they’ve use to help get their child to fall asleep. Check these out…you might find them very
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  • Halloween on the DIY

    Get crafty this Halloween and create a magical alternative this. This year, let’s skip spooky and go straight for magical. Here is a Zoopendous guide as to how to create your own Zoonicorn costume. From head to tail, your little one will look enchanting! Materials Needed: Skirt Ribbon Tulle Rolls – Blue, Teal, Pink, Purple Scissors
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  • How to Support Your Kid’s Teacher

    At Zoonicorn, we know a lot of teachers and we are always impressed by their passion for education. But let’s be honest, teaching is hard work. They work long hours, work with limited budgets, and manage large classrooms. Teachers can use our help. It’s important for parents to build a rapport and develop a relationship with their
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  • Read to your kids

    Reading to your children is a good thing, but there are specific advantages for children when a family reads together. Builds confidence. The more a child reads, the more he or she will be exposed to new sounds, new words, and new ideas. Early childhood reading will improve their own reading skills, expand their knowledge
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