Kids Count RI compiles statistics annually to measure how RI’s children are doing. See this easy-to-read summary of the Factbook.
Learn about different animals you can see at Roger Williams Park Zoo this summer when the new rainforest exhibit opens. Share these with your kids!
Americans eat more than 16 billion jelly beans at Easter. CandyStore.com ranked the most loved flavors in all 50 states and the 32 most popular flavors.
Amazing fish can be found in our local waters and you can see them at the Save The Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium in Newport.
$1.7 billion was spent on Valentine’s Day candy. See the favorites where you live and the whole country with an interactive map.
Anisa Raoof founded Kidoinfo 10 years ago. Susan Gale started RIPARENT.COM two years ago. Read how the two websites are merging with Susan as the new publisher at Kidoinfo.
This year consumers will spend $1.93 Billion on candy for the Christmas holiday season. Wow. Learn what candies are favorites locally and more with an U.S. interactive map!
Visit Bowser the turtle in his new tank and see other Narragansett Bay critters.
By Susan Gale
Each January, we at Rhode Island Parent Magazine like to look at some aspect of Rhode Island’s children. Last year we examined statistics about RI’s kids. For this year’s issue, we are looking at laws and state budget appropriations that affect children for fiscal year 2017, which runs from July 2016 to June 2017. These areas may be benefiting you this year.
By Eric Bulmer
It’s that time of year again. Frantic holiday shopping with so much to do. But many parents are trying to buy presents that are more than toys – gifts that might actually teach the kids a thing or two. Science-based toys are a great way to do this. As a former classroom teacher with many years in the business of bringing science to children, I have a few suggestions.