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A fun visual show for younger kids and a great science experiment for older ones, this project explodes with fun!
A fun visual show for younger kids and a great science experiment

Holiday Science: Create Fireworks in a Jar

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06/26/2017 at 20:21. Facebook
"Research shows that social and emotional skills, including kindness, can be taught and learned, and that children benefit from the lessons."

Shows like Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood emphasize the importance of empathy, kindness, and listening to our peer's feelings. How do you teach your children to be kind to everyone?
Research shows that social and emotional skills including kindness can be taught

How Making Kindness a Priority Benefits Students

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06/26/2017 at 13:40. Facebook
As parents, we all want to raise good kids. But what does being a “good kid” actually mean?
As parents we all want to raise good kids But what does

Raising Good Citizens

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06/23/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
Turn this perfect summer art project into a time to sit down and talk to your child as you both paint. Simple and relaxing.
Turn this perfect summer art project into a time to sit down

Create Art From Shells or Rocks

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06/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
A sponge, a pair of googly eyes, and a pipe cleaner is all you need to create a fun jellyfish pal your child can use for bath time!
A sponge a pair of googly eyes and a pipe cleaner is

Turn a Sponge Into an Underwater Bath Toy

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06/21/2017 at 13:02. Facebook
Because clothes can be washed, right? #SummerAdventurePBS #PBSKIDSSummer
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Transform regular household items into your child's own jellyfish tank! Encourage your kids to turn it upside down— they can learn about the relationship between the direction of the bottle and the movement of the jellyfish.
Transform regular household items into your childs own jellyfish tank Encourage your

Make a Jellyfish in a Bottle

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This hands-on activity is a fun way to keep your child's math skills fresh over the summer. Kids can go fishing for math facts by matching up the "equation" fish with the correct answer and putting it in the "answer" pond!
This handson activity is a fun way to keep your childs math

Fishing for Math Facts

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Mother Nature has given us more opportunities to learn than time will ever allow. #SummerAdventurePBS #PBSKIDSSummer
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"He embraced me when I felt helpless so that even when I was deeply distressed, I felt safe and secure."
He embraced me when I felt helpless so that even when I

Perspective | My father taught me the value of sharing in a child’s struggles

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Slime-like substances can be found in many places in nature -- the trail left behind by a snail, the goo inside of an aloe plant, or the hagfish's defense when predators come too close. Here's how your child can make super squishy (and edible!) slime.
Slimelike substances can be found in many places in nature the trail

Make DIY Edible Slime

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This activity is simple to set up and is a great way to get your child thinking like a scientist. Just fill a container with water, gather a few items, and make a prediction about each -- will it sink or will it float in the water? Then test it out!
This activity is simple to set up and is a great way

Will it Sink or Float?

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"I don’t know why he still insists on a song every night; it’s an exquisite mystery. Sometimes I think it is manipulation and he is trying to stay up later. He rebukes me if I pick a short song or give a rushed rendition. Other times, I think he continues to find comfort in the ritual. He told me once that I have a beautiful voice. He is the only person who thinks so, which makes me almost...
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Perspective | Holding on to my son’s fading childhood, through music

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This cool activity helps children understand how shadows change throughout the day -- all you need is a camera!
This cool activity helps children understand how shadows change throughout the day

Exploring How Shadows Work

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Spark your child's curiosity about Mother Nature with these fun, easy activities!
Spark your child's curiosity about Mother Nature with these fun easy activities

Encourage Budding Scientists with Lessons from Mother Nature

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Use materials from nature to help kids create a floating sailboat.
Use materials from nature to help kids create a floating sailboat

Make a Sailboat From Sticks

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Play is the fuel that drives healthy brain development and is crucial to learning. How do we foster outdoor play while minimizing risks and managing our fears?
Play is the fuel that drives healthy brain development and is crucial

The Importance of Unstructured Outdoor Play

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Help young gamers to explore their surroundings, use observational skills and have an adventure right in their own neighborhood!
Help young gamers to explore their surroundings use observational skills and have

Free Apps That Get Kids Outdoors

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Understanding more about insects, spiders, and other bugs can go a long way toward helping them seem less scary.
Understanding more about insects spiders and other bugs can go a long

Helping Kids Overcome a Fear of Bugs

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