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Christmas is Coming

We reviewed hundreds of new toys for our second annual awards. Then our toughest testers (kids!) played with ’em. Meet the best of the best.
Consider your shopping done. We've rounded up all of our wallet-friendly holiday gift guides for everyone on your list!
Is Elf on the Shelf one of your family's holiday traditions? Here are 10 fun ideas for your little helper.
We asked flight attendants, hotel managers, and frequent mom fliers how to survive holiday travel. You don’t want to miss this advice!

Festive Food

Think beyond the cookie! Savor the classic holiday flavor of gingerbread in surprising new ways.
Making candy may seem daunting — until you see how easy our recipes are. You can even include kids in the prep!
Cookie lovers rejoice! We've compiled our favorite cookie recipes and tips for hosting a cookie exchange for parents and kids alike.
This Hanukkah, whip up a batch of classic potato pancakes — or give the hearty comfort food a veggie-filled boost with our twists.

Health and Development

Raise a generous child who thinks about others.
Kids get bullied — but not as much as we think, experts say. Find out how the anti-bullying movement is shortchanging students and educators.
There’s a lot of magic behind all that make-believe. Our guide helps you understand and foster it at every age and stage.
American kids tend to eat a lot — but that doesn’t mean they’re eating well. Our simple plan will help you get your child on track.

Our Favorite Books and Reading Activities

We hope our favorite holiday books bring your family loads of joy!
One of the most surprising ways to get kids excited about reading? Cooking! Here’s why cookbooks are a tasty (and smart) choice:
Reading is critical to your child’s success. Our surefire picks and expert tips will teach your kid to love books.
We have great book suggestions sorted by genre to fit every kid.

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Scholastic Parent & Child magazine helps parents guide their children from day care through fifth grade with joy and confidence. Through its exciting articles and unique resources, Parent & Child provides information, wisdom, and inspiration that will help parents maximize their children's happiness and success in school, and home. We focus on academics, social development, emotional well-being, physical health, and behavior to help shape well-rounded kids. Inside you will find articles on family, travel, food, educational toys, pets, and activities that kids can learn from.

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Managing Editor Robert A. Campos
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