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Kohl’s Cares Beginner Books – A Great Way to Help Kids!




Screen Shot 2014-02-18 at 6.34.33 PMEvery season the Kohl’s Cares program creates a great new reading opportunity for families at affordable prices. We’ll never tire of sharing the $5 book offers every chance we can. And what we love most is that Kohl’s Cares not only supports children’s health and education initiatives nationwide, but it also offers parents a terrific selection of some of the best picture books around at a low, low price making it easy to own new Beginner Books, encourage reading at home and start your own collection.

In addition to the books, the Kohl’s Cares program also sells plush toys and cookbooks for the hard-to-resist price of $5 for any item. That’s not a typo! It’s just the Kohl’s Cares philanthropic platform of the Kohl’s Department Stores. Your purchase of products from the Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program helps Kohl’s give back not only to help children’s initiatives, but to support the fight against breast cancer and champion environmental issues, too. Click here now to be connected with the online program or head to your local Kohl’s.

Customers can buy these products on sale now through April 5th both online (including several online exclusives) or in stores, but don’t wait so that your first choices are gone. Choose from the following children’s books (recommended for ages 3 and up) and coordinating stuffed animals, along with cookbooks for adults:


Put Me In The Zoo by Robert Lopshire, and Zoo character plush

1526388*Go, Dog, Go! by P. D. Eastman, and Dog plush    *A GRWR Blog Fave!


The Nose Book by Al Perkins with illustrations by Joe Mathieu, and Elephant plush


Hand, Hand, Fingers Thumb by Al Perkins with illustrations by Eric Gurney, and Monkey plush



Big Dog … Little Dog by P. D. Eastman, and Fred and Ted plush toys – ONLINE EXCLUSIVE



For adults, check out the following:

15263751526422Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding
including 125 fast recipes © 2012 Rodale

Delish – Just Four Ingredients Fast!  from ACP Magazines Limited including 152 recipes
© 2013 Hearst Books

For more info about Kohl’s philanthropic programs, please visit

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Kohl’s Cares This Christmas

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Kohl's Cares Merchandise ProgramIf you follow this blog on a regular basis you know that we’re totally crazy about the Kohl’s Cares program and love spreading the good word every chance we get. Kohl’s Cares not only supports children’s health and education initiatives nationwide, but it offers parents an opportunity to buy affordable books, toys and other items for family and friends at the unbelievably low price of $5 for any item. That’s just unheard of these days when a five dollar bill is usually what you’ll be charged for postage alone if you order online! Here’s the link:

Plus, on top of these fab $5 items, we’ve also got an exclusive 10% off code for You can use FALLMOMTEN until the end of December! It can be used to stack savings with one other department specific code. Don’t wait another day to place your order or head over to a local Kohl’s to take advantage of this great deal on the Peanuts gang merchandise.

Kohl's Cares Merchandise ProgramThere’s a Charlie Brown plush toy (yes, at $5) and a personal fave of GRWR, Woodstock! Again, just $5 for this funny, little yellow bird who lights up children’s faces everywhere.

Kohl's Cares Merchandise ProgramPick up a few copies of these classic Charles Schulz books to give as gifts to young visitors or to keep on hand and use as stocking stuffers. Choose from Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown; The Kohl’s Cares Peanuts “Be Yourself” Book; A Charlie Brown Christmas; You Can Be Anything; and a Peanuts Classic gift set that includes Happiness is a Warm Puppy and Christmas is Together Time. 

Kohl's Cares Merchandise ProgramKohl’s also has not forgotten about you, parents. If you’re thinking, “What’s Christmas and New Year’s without a festive meal?” Well, then Holiday Cheer is just right for you. Packed with tons of holiday recipes, decorating, entertaining and gift ideas from Good Housekeeping, Redbook and Country Living, this $5 book works well both for your own family or as a hostess gift during all the activities in the days and weeks to come. We like giving the gift of music, too, so why not give Upon a Winter Solstice, a CD from Trans-Siberian Orchestra? At $5 each, you can’t go wrong.

Kohl's Cares Merchandise ProgramKohl’s Cares Cause Merchandise Program for Kids: Since the program began in 2000, this philanthropic program has raised over $231 million dollars for children’s health and education programs in local communities across the country. Help support Kohl’s Cares today by making your purchase of a Peanuts classic and bringing these treasured storybooks into your homes. Click here now to visit the website to learn more.

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Kohl’s Cares and Curious George: Helping Kids

Kohl's Cares Cause Merchandise ProgramWho doesn’t love Margret & H.A. Rey’s CURIOUS GEORGE? Well now Kohl’s shoppers can get a bunch of CURIOUS GEORGE books, plushies, a backpack and note cards all for the fabulously low price of $5.00 each! This latest Kohl’s Cares merchandise program runs through the end of September and every purchase you make raises money for their philanthropic program. Did you know that since its inception in 2000, Kohl’s Cares has given more than $208 million towards children’s health and education initiatives across the country?

There are five books available to buy along with five coordinating stuffed animals. Why not get them all and contribute to this great cause?  You can keep some for the family and give others as gifts for birthdays or save until the holiday season. Adults can also pick up two cook books: Kids Treats full of tasty ideas and Taste of Home: The Busy Family Cookbook, certain to make mealtime more enjoyable and delicious.


Curious George’s First Day of School and Curious George plush

Curious George’s Dinosaur Discovery and Dinosaur plush

Curious George and the Puppies and Puppy plush

Curious George Visits the Zoo and Kangaroo plush

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE – Curious George Goes Camping and Moose plush

Curious George Backpack

Curious George Note Cards

See more pictures and get more details  by visiting the Kohl’s website here.

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Kohl’s Keeps Kids Happy This Summer

$5 Books, Bags and Plushies

There’s more than one way to know the seasons are changing. Of course you can look at the calendar. Then there’s the change in the weather along with a fresh, flowery smell in the air. For me, these last few years of blogging, I’m reminded of changing seasons whenever Kohl’s introduces its newest Kohl’s Cares Cause Merchandise for Kids (and Grown-ups)! Now I know summer’s not far off because I just received info about the latest program starring Deborah Diesen’s Pout-Pout Fish.

A five dollar bill will get you either a book, a tote bag or an adorable stuffed animal. Why not get all three and start your summer early?

12966841296685Start with The Pout-Pout Fish, a delightful book that teaches children the importance of a positive attitude.

Add The Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark, a book that takes children on an exciting, underwater adventure,while teaching them lifelong lessons about the power of friendship.

I especially like the colorful new tote bag. It’s perfect for carrying books, plushies or beach toys! And at just $5, you could get buy one to keep in the trunk as a spare.


Don’t forget to pick up the coordinating stuffed animals to make the set complete.

12966821296683There’s a crab,

an octopus

and of course, Pout-Pout Fish.


12966801304285Parents, maybe you’re thinking you’d like something this affordable, too? Well, Kohl’s has got you covered with these two books (yes, at just $5 each) certain to get you celebrating. Check ’em out! – Good Housekeeping: Blend It! (featuring 133 recipes covering soup to smoothies) and Kohl’s Party Food (including more than 150 recipes for snacks, salads, sandwiches and desserts).

100% of the net profit from the sale of these items will support kids’ health and education initiatives in communities nationwide. Visit Kohl’s Cares® site by clicking here to learn more. Since the program first began in 2000, Kohl’s Cares philanthropic program has raised more than $231 million for children’s health and education programs in local communities across the country.

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The Doctor is in …

… Dr. Seuss that is!! And here’s an offer you won’t want to refuse.


c31051A wonderful selection of beloved Dr. Seuss books can be found now in Kohl’s stores and online for just $5 each as part of the Kohl’s Cares Merchandise Program. Has your child always hankered for their very own copy of Horton Hears a Who? Have they asked again and again for Dr. Seuss’s ABC book or Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book? And we can’t forget  The Cat in The Hat can we? Irresistible as well are all the adorable coordinating plush animals available in the Dr. Seuss collection. These, too, can all be purchased for the fab $5 price. Why not make a set and give both stuffed animal and book as a birthday present or better yet, just because? 

c31052If those great titles are not enough, consider going online for some exclusive opportunities not available in the store. Visit and check out Happy Birthday To You!, yet another $5 book and a Rhino plush that goes along with Dr. Seuss’s ABC book, also just $5.  You will be happy to know there are some deals for grown-ups, too.  Get the Good Housekeeping Light & Healthy Cooking book and at the same time pick up Good Housekeeping Drop 5 Lbs. for recipes and tips just for you. If you’re buying the book for someone else, add a box of the Dr. Seuss All Occasion Note Cards to make the gift giving complete.

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The popular Kohl’s Cares program supports children’s health and education initiatives nationwide by donating 100 percent of the net profit from every purchase. What a wonderful, colorful way to make a difference!

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Kohl’s Cares $5 Books Available Now

Deck those halls early and save big time.  Find classic hardcover children’s books along with coordinating plush toys for $5 each at Kohl’s stores nationwide and at

The Kohl’s Cares program continues to keep prices down making reading affordable for everyone. And the best part? The cause merchandise program gives 100 percent of the net profit from the sale of the featured books and plush toys to benefit kids’ health and education initiatives in communities nationwide. Since the program’s inception more than 10 years ago, Kohl’s has raised more than $208 million to help kids.

In addition to books on sale in stores, there are also online exclusives making it easy for anyone to get in on the giving even if you can’t make it to a store. Parents, you’ll enjoy Kohl’s Cares® Good Housekeeping “Chocolate!” Recipe Book and kids will adore Kohl’s Cares® Charles Santore “William The Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies” Collection.

You may not believe it, but your kids can have their very own Toto stuffed animal and the storybook for only $10 total. Kohl’s Cares® L. Frank Baum “The Wizard of Oz” Collection. So don’t wait until the holidays to buy this precious pup. Pick up several sets for birthday presents and make someone’s special day become magical!

There’s also Kohl’s Cares® Charles Santore “Aesop’s Fables” Collection and Kohl’s Cares® Clement C. Moore “The Night Before Christmas” Collection with their respective plush owl and cow for kids. And for the family: Kohl’s Cares® Good Housekeeping “Christmas Cookies!” Recipe Book and Kohl’s Cares® “Best of the Best” CD featuring holiday favorites sung by Sheryl Crow, Ella Fitzgerald, Norah Jones and Natalie Cole and other notables. $5 for each of these, too? Yep, great values = great times, and all for a great cause!



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Kohl’s Cares Offers the Mucho Cool Skippyjon Jones Series


It’s summer and the latest Kohl’s Cares program that gives back to kids is featuring the mucho exciting Skippyjon Jones picture books from Judy Schachner.  Kids will love the books and merchandise and parents will love the $5 price tag.  Plus who can resist the adorable antics of the beloved Siamese “kitty boy” who thinks he’s a fierce Chihuahua? Take advantage of this fun, affordable opportunity now through September and join Skippyjon Jones and his amigos today.

Author Schachner has teamed up with Kohl’s to touch “the lives of countless children across the country,” through the popular Kohl’s Cares program supporting children’s health and education initiatives nationwide that donates 100 percent of the net profit from every purchase.

The following books and merchandise are available to buy:

Skippyjon Jones – The first in this bestselling series

Skippyjon Jones, Class Action – Skippyjon Jones sneaks into doggy obedience school.

Skippyjon Jones in the Dog House – Children learn about the importance of minding their parents.

Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Space – Travel to Mars way before the Mars Rover!

Online Exclusive: Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones – Skippyjon Jones and amigos are searching for the elusive Skipposaurus. This book and its coordinating plush are available exclusively at

Take a gander at this great lineup of books, plush toys and backpack for $5. There are even note cards and three terrific cookbooks for parents: Crock-Pot Busy Family Recipes along with Eat This, Not That! for Kids! and Campbell’s Best-loved Recipes, an online exclusive making back-to-school less stressful and more tasty.

Shop online 
or visit a Kohl’s near you to purchase these great Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise items and help kids in your community.

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A New Season, A New Kohl’s Cares $5 Offer

We couldn’t enjoy our summer activities without welcoming back a seasonal favorite, the Kohl’s Cares program.  At stores nationwide, Kohl’s unique merchandise program offers books, stuffed animals and this season a colorful tote at the amazingly affordable price of $5. Then Kohl’s gives 100 percent of the net profit from the sale of the featured books and plush toys to benefit kids’ health and education initiatives in communities nationwide. So make tracks to your nearest Kohl’s and pack a tote full of these great reads!

Choose from Down by the Cool of the Pool and Dinosaurumpus! by Tony Mitton, and Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andrede, available in hardcover along with coordinating plush frog, monkey and giraffe toys for just $5 each at Kohl’s stores nationwide and at 

The Kohl’s Caresâ program and illustrator Guy Parker-Rees’ adorable animal illustrations will excite readers as they learn about the importance of individuality with colorful books and plush toys now available for just $5 at Kohl’s Department stores nationwide. Keep kids interested in reading all summer long with each of these delightful stories and coordinating plush animals. New to the collection and a Good Reads With Ronna fave is the must-have Down by the Cool of the Pool tote bag for just $5! Buy one each for your kids so they can take along all their new books when you’re on the go.

Want more, parents? Well, Kohl’s is treating adults to a tasty way to support children’s health and education… with the POPS! Icy Treats for Everyone cookbook by Krystina Castella and Good Housekeeping: Grilling cookbook each available for $5 through Kohl’s Cares. Get these two books which make fabulous hostess gifts this summer and remember to buy an extra set for yourself.

At the seaside or at home, the Kohl’s Cares books, plushies and tote bag will bring pleasure not only to your family but to all the children who benefit from your purchases.

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