February 24, 2015

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...

December 31, 2014

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...

December 23, 2014

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 i...

October 27, 2014

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...

October 21, 2014

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 simpl...

October 14, 2014

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 childre...

October 6, 2014

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 Tuesd...

September 22, 2014

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 c...

September 3, 2014

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...

July 15, 2014



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...

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