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10 Creative Prompts for Kids, Inspired by Fancy Nancy

Fancy Nancy is one of the most imaginative filles (French for girls ) we know. In both the stories and in the Disney Jr. TV show, Nancy gravitates towards creative hobbies. Among other things, Nancy is an artist, a poet, and a star of stage and screen! Here are 10 different creative prompts to help inspire your kids to be imaginative like Nancy:
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How Fancy Nancy Can Expand Your Child’s Vocabulary

How Fancy Nancy Can Expand Your Child's Vocabulary

Bonjour, fancy friends! Reading and watching Fancy Nancy is fantastique for many reasons, but one of our favorite perks is that Fancy Nancy helps kids learn beaucoup de mots (that’s fancy for “a lot of words.”) There are so many benefits to having a très grand vocabulary. Here are just a few reasons why we think Fancy Nancy is the best for helping kids learn new words:

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How Fancy Nancy Helps Build Kids’ Confidence and Self-Esteem Through Fashion

Create Confidence Through Fashion with Fancy Nancy

If there’s one thing we know about Fancy Nancy, it’s that she has a fantastique sense of style! But Nancy’s flair for fashion goes way beyond a love for all things fuschia and sparkly. One thing we admire about her is her confidence and joie de vivre (a fancy phrase for “love of life”). Nancy is upbeat and positive about fashion in a way that can be empowering for young children. Here are three ways that Fancy Nancy helps build confidence self-esteem through her love of fancy dress:

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Top 10 Reasons to Watch Fancy Nancy on Disney Junior

We are just a little bit obsessed with the new Fancy Nancy show on Disney Junior. Being able to both watch and read about our favorite fancy gal has made basically all of our posh dreams come true. If you haven’t yet watched the TV show and need convincing, here are the top 10 reasons we think you should watch (and read!) about Fancy Nancy:

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You’ll Love These Books Based On Your Favorite Disney Series

Bonjour, fancy friends! Your favorite Disney Jr. TV show, Fancy Nancy, has books based on it that will give you an even better understanding of the Fancy Nancy world. Get ready to dive in and become even more enamored with the world of Fancy Nancy!

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Celebrate National Pet Day with Fancy Nancy

National Pet Day, on April 11, is a time to celebrate the furry (and sometimes not-so-furry) friends in your life.  Whether you have a dog, cat, fish, or reptile, every pet deserves a little extra love on this special day just for them! Celebrate National Pet Day with Fancy Nancy by reading one of these animal-themed books.

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13 Children’s Books That Embrace the Power of Female Expression

Did you know that March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day? Also called the Day for Women’s Rights, it’s a global day that celebrates women’s achievements throughout history and around the world. Pretty cool, right? Whether you have boys or girls, it’s the perfect excuse to read some stories featuring smart, strong ladies. Here are a few books about awesome women, both real and imagined:

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How to Raise a Reader

Reading is pleasurable, relaxing, imaginative—and research shows that kids who read do better in school. These smart and simple tips can help you encourage a lifelong love of reading in your child.

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Word Up!

Watching your child build her vocabulary is more than just charming and fun—it’s also an important part of brain development, and a predictor of future success in school and in life. The number of words a person comprehends is related to the ability to think.

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