Welcome to Kids Speak Up! This page provides a place for children to post their opinions and ideas on a different topic each month. Please make up an online nickname to use for your posts (not your real name) and include your age.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

National Library Week

April 12th-18th is National Library Week - a time to celebrate all libraries have to offer. The Children's Department of the Newport Public Library offers free Internet access computers,

Wi-Fi, downloadable audio books for children, playaways, circulating toys, DVD's, CD's, circulating computer software, videos, materials in Spanish, magazines and books for all reading levels and interests. We also offer free events for children. Come in and see what's new.

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Who is your favorite children's poet and why?

Have you ever tried to write a poem yourself?

Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. What kind of things do you do to help take care of the earth?

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Surprising Discovery

March 2nd is the birthday of Dr. Seuss. In his famous book, Green Eggs and Ham, the character eats green eggs and ham and loves it. Have you ever been reluctant to eat a food and later discovered you liked it? Tell us your experience.