Indian dancer, child coloring, Folkloric dancer

Día: Let’s get to know each other

With music and dancing, crafts and games, stories and free books for kids (while supplies last), a day at Día is a chance to see the amazing variety of cultures in our community and to learn about someone different from you.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Breastfeeding Benefits

In our continuing series on kids’ health, Kansas Action for Children shares how child care providers and early educators can provide support and encouragement to breastfeeding families.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Unplug Under 2

Kids and adults spend a lot of time looking at electronic screens, like smart phones, tablets and TVs, but for young children, screen time should be limited or avoided.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

It’s Time to Think Big

By making a few key changes related to food, drinks and activity, parents and educators can have a big impact on the health of Kansas kids.

assorted movie covers

Your Favorite Family Movies

Reading this list feels like reliving my childhood. Check out some movies and share the nostalgia with your own kids or grandkids!

Lindsey Yankey

Meet Lindsey Yankey, Right Here

With whimsical art and lyrical language, author and illustrator Lindsey Yankey’s modern-day fables draw in kids and adults alike. Don’t miss your chance to meet her at Great Writers, Right Here–December 12, 1-4 pm!

The Importance of Family Literacy

Across this country, one in six adults struggles with low literacy, one in three with basic math, and one in ten speaks limited English. Evidence shows a mom’s reading ability is the single best predictor of her kids’ success in school—more than race, ethnicity, and family income.