Toddler Fun Outdoors

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As the old adage goes, nothing beats the good ole outdoors! Spring is in full force, and that means it’s time we all get our shorts on start heading outside. We spend all year long looking forward to the beauty of spring, and it’d be a shame to just let it slip through our fingers. [...]

Upsee

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Every once in a while, a story comes along that really touches our hearts. Debby Elnatan, a mother of a child with cerebral palsy, has recently created a device that totally changed the way she could interact with her son. The Upsee assists children that have handicaps so they are able to actually walk with [...]

Healthy Easter Baskets

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It’s time to put on the pastels, hide some eggs, and call the relatives because Easter is fast approaching! This Sunday, April 20, families from all around will enjoy a Spring afternoon with some good food, fun times, and close family. One of the most fun parts about Easter for young children is all the [...]

Sneaky Sugar

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Sugar sure is delicious, isn’t it? Who doesn’t love a tasty candy bar or can of soda on a hot summer day? Most people realize that, while these things are delicious, they aren’t exactly the most nutritious options when looking for something to snack on. Too much sugar is bad for you…we all know that. [...]

Playing Outdoors Makes Kids Smarter

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It’s a beautiful day in Kansas City, Missouri today! The birds are out singing and it’s sunny with a high of 75. It’s the perfect kind of day to spend outdoors doing just about anything. As if we needed any more reasons to spend these beautiful spring days outside, it turns out that playing outside [...]

Going Green in the Classroom

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By Sarah Russel for The Gilfus Education Group Most of you teachers are wrapping up the school year, but we have an important homework assignment for the summer. Can you think of 50 different ways to go green in your classroom starting this fall? Don’t worry: we really want you to enjoy your time off, [...]