Helping Kids To Celebrate Their Mexican Heritage
One of the most important ways that someone can honor their heritage is by passing it on to the next generation, teaching them the traditions and history of their culture.
And so, one of our fellow neighbors is hoping to be a part of essential education, helping kids across the country to celebrate their Mexican heritage.
Award-winning artist and children’s author, John Parra, joins ABC7’s Rachel Brown to discuss how his childhood inspired the release of his highly-anticipated debut children’s book, Growing an Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son (published by Simon & Schuster), why it was important for him to share his story at this time for children, parents, and families, how celebrating his father and his Mexican heritage helped to grow the artist in him, plus much more.
Teaching Kids To “Go Green” On Earth Day And Beyond
One of the best ways to help our planet for future generations is to teach our kids to “go green.”
But teaching them to be eco-conscious isn’t just about recycling, it’s about showing them how important it is for everyone on Earth to take care of our planet, and that even children can do their part.
And so, one dedicated educator and children’s author is doing her part to empower kids across the country to protect the environment.
Gina Giordano sits down with Seth Lemon on Spectrum News 1 SoCal’s Your Morning to share her new children’s book, Otis the Trash-Talking Octopus, the importance of celebrating Earth Day every day, the #TakeTheOtisChallenge and how it’s providing children and families to come together to make an impact in their communities, and more.
Many little ones today struggle with self-esteem. In fact, some kids are so uncertain of themselves that they don’t even try.
And so, one Chicago educator is inspiring young children to believe in themselves, to connect with their confidence, and to remember their value and worth in life.
Children’s author and the owner of Mother Doves Academy, Theresa Smith-Hickman, talks to NBC 5 Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter about the release of her new children’s book, I Can…Just Try, how fostering a love of learning and reading in our little ones can help children to become more confident and competent adults, and more.
Black History Month: How To Start Conversations With Your Kids About Diversity
For many parents, Black History Month is a great chance to start important conversations with their kids about diversity.
And so, a shining star from Sacramento is helping to spark this conversation with children, parents, and families across the country.
Children’s author Crystel Patterson sits down with CBS 8 San Diego’s Neda Iranpour to talk about the release of her Inspired To Be… Book Series, encouraging kids to embrace their differences, how superheroes come in many forms, and more.
Making More: How Life Begins
Everywhere, all around you, life is making more. From fish and mammals to plants and insects, every organism on Earth must reproduce, and the survival of each species of life itself depends on this and on the diversity it creates.
A groundbreaking resource is providing parents and educators with an essential tool to teach kids about reproduction, while inspiring children to understand how delicate our ecosystem is and how to foster a love and respect for the world around them.
Award-winning & best-selling children’s author & illustrator, Katherine Roy, joins Kara Mack on KATU’s Afternoon Live to talk about the release of her children’s book, Making More: How Life Begins (published by Norton Young Readers).