Entries Tagged as 'Early Elementary'

The Muppet Movie (1979)

April 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI I was so happy to hear that the American Film Institute movie theatre near my home was running a Muppet retrospective. The Muppets were a huge part of my childhood, but haven’t been much a part of my kids’ lives. But with this retrospective, I set out to fix that shortcoming. […]

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Finding Dory (2016)

December 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI When my older daughter was three, we tried watching “Finding Nemo,” a movie beloved by many but way too scary for my daughter. My youngest is now three, and a parent of a friend of his suggested we watch “Finding Dory.” A look of horror must have crossed my face when […]

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Yertle the Turtle

December 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old son has recently become interested in Dr. Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle, which seems appropriate in this political climate. My seven-year-old has even started asking to read it. It’s Dr. Seuss, but it seems more poignant than most of his stories. It’s the story of a turtle who is king […]

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Trolls (2016)

November 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI I took my kids (ages 3 and 7) to see the movie “Trolls.” I had heard that it was about happiness but didn’t know much beyond that, so I was pleasantly surprised at the animal friendly message. In the middle of it, my daughter exclaimed, “You have to review this one!” […]

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