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Using RSS—Technical Overview for Webmasters

RSS Feed Components

channel <title> -
A short heading for the feed
Uses channel <link> for link target
example: Infoplease - Today's Birthday
channel <description> -
A descriptive subtitle for the feed
example: Famous Birthdays from the Editors of Infoplease
item <title> -
Combines the channel name with a short summary of that days content
Uses item <link> for link target
example: Nov 29: Louisa May Alcott
item <description> -
Has a longer summary of the content
Not all items have descriptions
example: 1832–1888, American author.

See biography and links to other people born today...

Available Feeds
Channel SubscriptionItem Content
  • Breakfast in the Park
    • Here is all the information you need to plan an early morning breakfast in the park with your children.
  • Counting Jumps
    • These jump-rope rhymes can be used by one child or a group of children.
  • Vanity Plates
    • Here is a traveling activity for the whole family: making vanity plates for the car.
  • Penny Toss
    • In this carnival game, can your child throw the penny in the floating tub?
  • Flower Tinting
    • This preschool activity demonstrates how plants drink water through their stalks.
  • Coffee Can Canisters
    • Use your child's artwork and some empty coffee cans to create some decorative and useful canisters.
  • Fun with Words
    • Here are some interesting words that your preschool child has probably heard, but may not understand.
  • Bear Hospital
    • Pretend your child's teddy bears are patients in a hospital.
  • Yoga Toad
    • This fun playacting activity takes practice, but it's worth it!
  • Fruity Treat
    • You and your toddler will enjoy these frozen treats, which the two of you can make together.