DISCOVER WHY YOUR KIDS WOULD LOVE TO VISIT ALASKA
Duke and Daisy are ready to help you take your kids to their next state on their plans for their fifty-state journey. Their next destination is Alaska, the 49th state. They also have some experts from Alaska to be the tour guides. Family members of Iditarod Trail Sled Dogs. Alaska’s native peoples include the Athabascans,…Read More
DISCOVER THE MANY BENEFITS OF TRAVEL FOR KIDS
Duke and Daisy are always thinking about good things for kids. They’d like to share their recent discovery about the benefit of travel for kids. Daisy would like to share an article from Mamadisput that inspired her to ask Duke about her plan to take children on a wonderful travel adventure for kids in all…Read More
GREAT IDEAS TO SPARK KIDS INTEREST IN WINTER ADVENTURES
Snow flurries began to fall and they swirled around people’s legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.” ―Sarah Addison Allen, author Winter can be a season of adventure and wonder for kids. Duke and Daisy want to help kids discover the many wonders of winter.…Read More
3 Great authors’ childhoods can inspire children’s writing dreams
Duke and Daisy have a new assistant, Dugan the Literary Critic. He spends his time finding great books for children. Here’s what he found for his first assignment. Dugan, the Literary critic, discovered a fantastic book, “Before they were Authors Famous Authors – Famous Writers as Kids.” These illustrious authors’ stories may inspire future…Read More
10 Super Reasons Why Kids Need A Tree House
TREEHOUSE A treehouse, a free house, A secret you and me house, A high up in the leafy branches Cozy as can be house. A street house, a neat house, Be sure to wipe your feet house Is not my kind of house at all- Let’s go live in a treehouse.” Shel Silverstein, Where…Read More
Help Kids Discover the Many Wonders of Nature
Welcome to Duke and Daisy’s Kid’s Nature Adventures. They realize that playing, exploring, and discovering nature is the best activity they can share with kids. So come along, grab your children, and enter nature’s enchanting world. Intellectual Benefits. The natural world is a giant, open-ended learning laboratory. It promotes creativity and imagination. This unstructured…Read More
Can your family benefit from an eco-friendly adventure vacation?
Would you and your family prefer to scale a mountain in Colorado or the Himalayas, go scuba diving in the Caribbean or Australia, or wander through a farmer’s market in Italy or Vietnam? What counts — for each of us — is the new ways we see the world — and possibly make…Read More
Help your kids discover Peter Pan’s magic and learn to fly with J. M. Barrie
Duke and Daisy got to thinking about kids today with all the Covid -19 restrictions that kept them from their usual fun activities. They decided that Peter Pan would be a guy to help kids have fun and feel free and adventurous. Since the author of Peter Pan is J.M. Barrie and it’s Mr. Barrie’s…Read More
Why do Kids Love and Need Tall Tales?
Tall tales may have their origins around frontier campfires in the 1800s. Perhaps they began as “bragging contests” among the tough pioneers who were exploring the Wild West. And the stories kept getting wilder. Tall tales are essentially stories and storytelling can help kids solve problems, deal with stressful situations, and increase inner harmony. Tall…Read More
3 Great ideas for a children’s literary book tour this summer.
Duke and Daisy are packing their travel bags for their suggestions to take your kids on a literary road trip this summer. They believe in Saint Augustine’s quote. “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Saint Augustine They’re packing their suitcases with children’s novels and picture…Read More