Party Tips & Activities

Discover a whole host of fancy and fabulous party tips and recipes, seasonal craft and activity ideas, and reading-readiness suggestions from the folks who bring you Fancy Nancy!

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. Read More

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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