TEETH FAIRIES STORY TIME EVENT
From the age of about 5 to 12, the average child loses twenty baby teeth. That’s a lot of visits from the Tooth Fairy! The new book and doll set, TEETH FAIRIES: A BABY TEETH TRADITION by Ingrid Bencosme, celebrates this tooth loss process and also makes it fun for kids and parents. The experience has a lot of flexibility in that parents can decide how often and how involved the Tooth Fairy visits are. By being able to name your own fairy and make it a personal, interactive ex
A New Year and New Activities Schedule!
Wishing you love and laughter, good health and prosperity in 2015! We are thankful to have you as part of our growing community of book-loving, cookie-eating, enrichment-seeking families! As a reminder, Books and Cookies will be closed tomorrow 1/1, but we will see you Friday for our full schedule of activities and Saturday for our Concert Series with MY MUSICAL TREE! We are happy to announce a few updates and additions to Books and Cookies activities schedule! Please see bel
Make Memories with these Family Holiday Activities
The holidays can be a magical time for families with little ones, but often times a bit of the infectious cheer is lost in the hustle and bustle of the season. You may be dealing with the daunting task of organizing travel with your baby in tow. Or perhaps the family is coming to you, and bringing with them the stress of sharing your home with toddlers AND in-laws. Whatever the reason may be, the stress is there, and your child can sense it. So in between checking your 12 dif
Calling all Creepy, Crafty Cooks!
Join Foodstirs to create some spooky food crafts just in time for Halloween. Children will learn how to make their own spider cake pops that they can later gobble up! This fun and festive food craft will inspire children to get creative in the kitchen. 4 years + / $18 RSVP Required http://foodstirshalloween.eventbrite.com #activities #foodstirs #bigkids #booksandcookies #classes #communityevents #crafts #cookingwithkids #cooking #enrichmentcenter #kidscookingclass #kidscrafts
3 Easy Ideas for Sensory Play
Babies are sponges and of course we want to make sure that we’re giving them great learning experiences. Toy companies spend millions of dollars making you think that you need to buy them the newest, shiniest, flashiest toys to keep them happy, but in many cases simplicity and taking it back to the basics is the best thing you can do for your baby. Here are some easy ways to give your baby an amazing sensory play experience…without breaking the bank! Sensory Bag: This is so
5 Benefits Of Yoga For Children
In Los Angeles it seems like you can’t go more than 10 feet without passing a Starbucks and a yoga studio. There’s good reason, we love a good cup of coffee and appreciate the health benefits of a good stretch. But did you know that yoga is beneficial for our children too? Here are five benefits that you might not be aware of: It Enhances Physical Flexibility- While this might seem obvious, sometimes we take for granted just how incredibly bendy our children are. They move
Weekly Big Kids Programming
Calling all Princesses & Princes, Yogis, dancers and adventurers! BIG KIDS (Ages 4+) are always welcome in all of our open age activities, BUT Tuesday nights are for Big Kids ONLY! Join us for weekly programming targeted to our over 4 year old community every Tuesday night at 5pm! WEEK 1: REAL PRINCESS STORY TIME 45 min. / Ages 4+ / $18 at the door Little princes or princesses, join us for this delightful storybook adventure! Your child will explore the enchanted kingdom led
FRIENDS OF BOOKS AND COOKIES
It’s important to us that we bring diversity to our activities. We proudly offer our Enrichment Center space affordably to local teachers, independent kid-centric businesses, and family-focused groups during gaps in our scheduled programming. These activities are not compatible with Books and Cookies Activity Packages. To sign up for a non-Books and Cookies activity, please contact the renter directly. BAILA BAILA: http://bailabailaonline.com Bebe y yo (Ages 0-8 months) Monda
NEW ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE
I'm more than excited to announce and share the NEW Books and Cookies activities schedule! Our full schedule of activities will begin September 15th, 2014 at our NEW location: 2309 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 New activity pricing INCLUDES free play AFTER class in the new indoor / outdoor Learn and Play area. With 600 shaded square feet outside and another 200 square feet inside, children will have the opportunity for imaginative play and building critical thinking, gr
Join our Play Day at A Magic Forest!
Books and Cookies is SO excited to partner with A Magic Forest in Culver City to bring you a magical PLAY DAY! We invite you to come check out A Magic Forest, a Waldorf-inspired play space, toy store and cafe for children, parents, and caregivers. They’ve created an enchanted, yet home-like environment for children to learn and socialize through imaginative play with toys made from natural materials. Parents and caregivers are invited to engage with their children in the play